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Straight on Till Morning: A Biography of Beryl Markham
4.11
really liked it
Beryl Markham was a great adventurer.
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Sep 20, 2008
 
A Scandalous Life: The Biography of Jane Digby
4.03
really liked it
Jane Digby has quite a life!!
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Sep 20, 2008
 
The Blood of Flowers
3.95
it was amazing
A great story set in 17th century Persia. A young girl dreams of being a rug designer but this is not allowed for women. The story of her and her moth ...more
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Aug 18, 2009
 
Iran Awakening
4.12
really liked it
This book is written by the woman who won the Pulitzer price in 2006. She tells her story in the framework of loss of freedoms in Iran. She starts out ...more
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Sep 24, 2008
 
The Hemingway Women: Those Who Love Him - The Wives And Others
4.15
really liked it
This was a fun read. The women were interesting but Hemmingway comes off pretty badly. He earned the reputation he has as a self-centered pig. He chea ...more
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Sep 20, 2008
 
Rebel Heart: The Scandalous Life of Jane Digby
4.03
really liked it
Jane Digby had an amazing life with one adventure (and husband) after another. She languished away her last 20 years (50-70)partly in her Damascus man ...more
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Sep 20, 2008
 
Passionate Nomad: The Life of Freya Stark (Modern Library Paperbacks)
3.97
it was amazing
The story of Freya Stark's life was very enjoyable to read. She had endless adventures in several countries and proved to be endlessly curious. She ma ...more
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Sep 20, 2008
 
Desert Queen: The Extraordinary Life of Gertrude Bell: Adventurer, Adviser to Kings, Ally of Lawrence of Arabia
3.89
it was amazing
Gertrude Bell is one of my heros. She made a life for herself as a British diplomat in the Middle East and became an advisor to King Faisal. He declar ...more
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Sep 20, 2008
 
A Rage to Live: A Biography of Richard and Isabel Burton
4.29
really liked it
Both Richard and Isabel wer writers and Middle East adventures. He translated the KamaSutra into English.
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Sep 20, 2008
 
The Face of War
4.30
really liked it
A woman war correspondent was unheard of when she was doing it. She had great adventures.
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Sep 20, 2008
 
Cast No Shadow
3.73
really liked it
Betty Pack was a spy in WWII. Her story is a fun read.
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Sep 20, 2008
 
Travels With Myself and Another
3.81
it was amazing
A fun read about Gellhorn's adventures.
not set
Sep 20, 2008
 
The Sound of Wings: the Life of Amelia Earhart
3.81
really liked it
Another great adventuresome woman.
not set
Sep 20, 2008
 
Gellhorn: A Twentieth Century Life
4.02
really liked it
What a life Martha Gellhorn had!!
not set
Sep 20, 2008
 
The Valleys of the Assassins: and Other Persian Travels
3.83
really liked it
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Sep 23, 2008