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The Life of an Octogenarian By Bertha Lee Redden Shaw
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Nearing the end of her life, 83 year old Bertha Redden was asked by her daughter to write her life story. In 1960 she sat down and produced a surprisingly engaging hand-written manuscript.... More > Although she has been gone over 50 years, her story propels us into the “good old days”. Her memories of a simple life in a small town are a celebration of two lives; young Bertha and her sturdy mother, Susannah. Her story is filled with detailed descriptions of life on a small farm in the horse and buggy days. It is told with warmth by the youngest of four children raised by an industrious Civil War widow. Book also includes many photos of Traders Point from the collection of Traders Point resident Eddie Hightshue. Edited by Ross Reller of Traders Point< Less
Dwellers in Silence: Stories and Plays by Norma Hemming By Toby Burrows
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Norma Hemming (1928-1960) was Australia’s first significant female science fiction writer. This volume brings together all the nineteen stories she published in the 1950s, before her untimely... More > death from breast cancer. Also included are two previously unpublished plays, originally performed at Australian science fiction conventions in the 1950s. She is now commemorated by the Australian Science Fiction Foundation through the Norma K. Hemming Award, inaugurated at the World Science Fiction Convention in Melbourne in September 2010.< Less
Dwellers in Silence: Stories and Plays by Norma Hemming By Toby Burrows
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Norma Hemming (1928-1960) was Australia’s first significant female science fiction writer. This volume brings together all the nineteen stories she published in the 1950s, before her untimely... More > death from breast cancer. Also included are two previously unpublished plays, originally performed at Australian science fiction conventions in the 1950s. She is now commemorated by the Australian Science Fiction Foundation through the Norma K. Hemming Award, inaugurated at the World Science Fiction Convention in Melbourne in September 2010.< Less
Opening Doors: Joan Steitz and Jennifer Doudna of the RNA World By Laura L Mays Hoopes
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OPENING DOORS: JOAN STEITZ AND JENNIFER DOUDNA, TWO WOMEN OF THE RNA WORLD, a dual biography of Joan Steitz and Jennifer Doudna, two important molecular biologists, unfolds the changing rules for... More > women of science in the twenty years between Steitz’s and Doudna’s graduate training and the twenty plus years that followed, a pivotal period for women in science in the US. The book opens with an overview chapter, then alternating chapters in which each of the two women first identify an interest in science, attend graduate school, decide to get married, delve into their research subjects, have problems and thrills with children, experience teaching, deal with scientific competition, and receive awards. Throughout the chapters, historical comparisons show how the situation changed greatly between their two debuts in science in the 1960s and the 1980s. Then OPENING DOORS provides predictions and prescriptions for increasing the number and well-being of women in science.< Less
Mom, Candy corn, and popcorn! By david heckel
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Mom, candy corn, and popcorn! This is a short 1 page short dramatic story of a free spirited Mother of the 1960's-and the struggle with society's definition of " Mother"-when she met much... More > more than a broad, sweeping title!< Less
The Rebellious Sixties? Yes, I Remember By Mac Walton
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Mac Walton's THE REBELLIOUS SIXTIES? Yes, I Remember is part-memoir, and part-tribute to the civil rights movement that intertwines themes of racism, sexism, poverty, homelessness, violence, and war.... More > Walton's poems span several decades -- recalling the Atlanta of his childhood, of anti-war rallies at the University of Wisconsin-Madison, of the homeless in Minneapolis, and of encountering the hollow transformation of friends through the decades following the civil rights movement. Walton weaves poetry of clashing values and personal upheaval with poetic portraits in tribute to heroic men and women of the civil rights movement. THE REBELLIOUS SIXTIES evokes a time of hope and change, passion and loss. Walton confronts the rawness of racism, hatred, and violence faced by African Americans thrust into a society unprepared for change.< Less
The Rebellious Sixties? Yes, I Remember By Mac Walton
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Mac Walton's THE REBELLIOUS SIXTIES? Yes, I Remember is part-memoir, and part-tribute to the civil rights movement that intertwines themes of racism, sexism, poverty, homelessness, violence, and war.... More > Walton's poems span several decades -- recalling the Atlanta of his childhood, of anti-war rallies at the University of Wisconsin-Madison, of the homeless in Minneapolis, and of encountering the hollow transformation of friends through the decades following the civil rights movement. Walton weaves poetry of clashing values and personal upheaval with poetic portraits in tribute to heroic men and women of the civil rights movement. THE REBELLIOUS SIXTIES evokes a time of hope and change, passion and loss. Walton confronts the rawness of racism, hatred, and violence faced by African Americans thrust into a society unprepared for change.< Less
Easter Sunday: A One - Act Play By Carolyn Gage
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A one-act play set in New York, 1960 on Easter Day. Themes of resurrection and recovery are woven through this play about a working-class, recovering alcoholic and her girlfriend, and their visit... More > with Marty Mann, one of the first women in Alcoholics Anonymous, who is in the middle of a secret relapse.< Less
Easter Sunday: A One - Act Play By Carolyn Gage
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A one-act play set in New York, 1960 on Easter Day. Themes of resurrection and recovery are woven through this play about a working-class, recovering alcoholic and her girlfriend, and their visit... More > with Marty Mann, one of the first women in Alcoholics Anonymous, who is in the middle of a secret relapse.< Less
Easter Sunday : A One-Act Play By Carolyn Gage
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A one-act play set in New York, 1960 on Easter Day. Themes of resurrection and recovery are woven through this play about a working-class, recovering alcoholic and her girlfriend, and their visit... More > with Marty Mann, one of the first women in Alcoholics Anonymous, who is in the middle of a secret relapse.< Less

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