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The Essential Faith of the Universal Church; Deduced from the Sacred Records By Harriet Martineau
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Hint: You can preview this book by clicking on "Preview" which is located under the cover of this book. About the author: Harriet Martineau (/ˈmɑːrtənˌoʊ/;... More > 12 June 1802 – 27 June 1876) was a British social theorist and Whig writer, often cited as the first female sociologist.Martineau wrote many books and a multitude of essays from a sociological, holistic, religious, domestic, and perhaps most controversially, feminine perspective; she also translated various works from Auguste Comte. She earned enough to be supported entirely by her writing, a rare feat for a woman in the Victorian era. A young Princess Victoria enjoyed reading Martineau's publications. The queen invited Martineau to her coronation in 1838 —an event which Martineau described, in great and amusing detail, to her many readers. Excerpt from: https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Harriet_Martineau< Less
The Hour and the Man, An Historical Romance By Harriet Martineau
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Hint: You can preview this book by clicking on "Preview" which is located under the cover of this book. About the author: Harriet Martineau (/ˈmɑːrtənˌoʊ/;... More > 12 June 1802 – 27 June 1876) was a British social theorist and Whig writer, often cited as the first female sociologist.Martineau wrote many books and a multitude of essays from a sociological, holistic, religious, domestic, and perhaps most controversially, feminine perspective; she also translated various works from Auguste Comte. She earned enough to be supported entirely by her writing, a rare feat for a woman in the Victorian era. A young Princess Victoria enjoyed reading Martineau's publications. The queen invited Martineau to her coronation in 1838 —an event which Martineau described, in great and amusing detail, to her many readers. Excerpt from: https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Harriet_Martineau< Less
Incidents in the Life of a Slave Girl By Harriet Jacobs
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Excerpt: When we entered our new home we encountered cold looks, cold words, and cold treatment. We were glad when the night came. On my narrow bed I moaned and wept, I felt so desolate and... More > alone. I had been there nearly a year, when a dear little friend of mine was buried. I heard her mother sob, as the clods fell on the coffin of her only child, and I turned away from the grave, feeling thankful that I still had something left to love. I met my grandmother, who said, "Come with me, Linda;" and from her tone I knew that something sad had happened. She led me apart from the people, and then said, "My child, your father is dead." Dead! How could I believe it? He had died so suddenly I had not even heard that he was sick. I went home with my grandmother. My heart rebelled against God, who had taken from me mother, father, mistress, and friend. The good grandmother tried to comfort me. "Who knows the ways of God?" said she. "Perhaps they have been kindly taken from the evil days to come."< Less
Uncle Tom's Cabin: or, Life Among the Lowly By Harriet Stowe
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Uncle Tom's Cabin; or, Life Among the Lowly is an anti-slavery novel by American author Harriet Beecher Stowe. Published in 1852. Uncle Tom's Cabin was the best-selling novel of the 19th century, and... More > the second best-selling book of that century, following the Bible. It is credited with helping fuel the abolitionist cause in the 1850s. In the first year after it was published, 300,000 copies of the book were sold in the United States alone. In 1855, three years after it was published, it was called "the most popular novel of our day." The impact attributed to the book is great, reinforced by a story that when Abraham Lincoln met Stowe at the start of the Civil War, Lincoln declared, "So this is the little lady who made this big war." The quote is apocryphal.< Less
#HashtagHarriet By Harriet Minns
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Hashtag Harriet explores the thoughts of self-confessed spoilt materialistic teen, Harriet Minns, through her tweets throughout her adolescence.
The Bacillus of Beauty: A Romance of To-day By Harriet Stark
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MAGGIE'S VISIT TO NYC 1943 By HARRIET HARBAUGH
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The tale of age 11 Maggie Harbaugh's visit to New York City and shown the sights by Aunt Harriet Harbaugh
"Zelda's Rules" A Self-Esteem Guide For Today's Black Woman By Harriet Thomas
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"Zelda's Rules" A Self-Esteem Guide For Today's Black Woman by Harriet Thomas
Incidents In The Life Of A Slave Girl By Harriet Jacobs
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The autobiography of Harriet Jacobs as told by herself. She details her life in slavery from a young girl until she becomes a free woman.
Words Spoken Only On Paper By Harriet Bocca
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An inspirational story of the evolution of grief and love. Based on a true story. With four children to raise and a busy household, Harriet involved herself in the activities of being a mom. Her... More > oldest son died at age seventeen of a drug overdose, devastated she struggled to survive such a loss. Eleven years later, when the sting of such a tragedy was dulled Harriet‘s nineteen year old son died in a motorcycle accident. Paralyzed with grief she turned to writing and has found purpose. You will come to know two different women who reached out to one another. Through letters they filled a need in both. As the years passed and their lives continued the letters evolved into intimate and revealing feelings spilling out on paper. In their private bond of trust, they were safe thus allowing their hearts to speak without judgment. Unafraid, yet vulnerable, they grew stronger in their unspoken words, always sensitive with deliberate intent not to hurt or upset.< Less

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