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Rebel Women: Achievements Beyond the Ordinary
Many famous women of the west are celebrated elsewhere. In this book, we meet lesser known rebels, those who lived with passion, individuality, and courage. These are women who dared to follow their own path through life; women who dared to be different.
Paperback, 115 pages
Published January 1st 2003 by Altitude Publishing (Canada)
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A title in the Amazing Stories series of books, this collection of portraits of 'rebel women' fits right in with its clear prose, funny anecdotes, and, yes, amazing stories lifted from the lives of some pretty incredible ladies. I particularly appreciated the mentions of silent film actress and writer/director Nell Shipman, as well as Katherine Stinson, who was responsible for the first air mail delivery here in Edmonton. Isobel Gunn was also a fascinating figure and kudos to the author, Linda K ...more