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The Coming Woman

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"The Coming Woman" is a novel based on the life of feminist Victoria Woodhull, the first woman to run for U.S. President, 50 years before women could even vote!

Running for President wasn’t Victoria’s only first as a woman. She was also the first to own a successful Wall Street firm, the first to publish a successful national newspaper, and the first to head the two-millio
Published August 2014 by Sartoris Literary Group

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Jancee Tabacnic
Dec 06, 2014 rated it liked it
The Story: History remembers big names from the women’s rights movement, names like Elizabeth Cady Stanton, Lucy Stone, and Susan B. Anthony. The one that isn’t often remembered is Victoria Woodhull. In a time when Wall Street and politics were a man’s games, Woodhull became a prominent broker on Wall Street before announcing her candidacy for President. While women’s groups fought among themselves, Woodhull took action and spoke before Congress, called out hypocrisy in the church, and worked ti ...more
Kathryn Rogers
Feb 06, 2016 rated it it was amazing
What a fascinating story! Victoria was a bold woman to be running for president at a time when women weren't even allowed to vote. Anyone who is interested in history or wants equal rights for other would like this book. This would make a great movie! 5 stars! ...more
Antje Schrupp
Aug 22, 2014 rated it it was ok
Eher uninspirierte Nacherzählung von Woodhulls Leben, ...more
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Karen Hicks is retired and lives in Henderson, Nevada. She recently published her second novel, The Coming Woman, based on the life of the infamous feminist Victoria C. Woodhull, who was the first woman to run for U.S. President. Her first book was a self-help book titled The Tao of a Uncluttered Life. Karen served as in-house editor for author Steve Allen and has written several screenplays, as w ...more

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