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Singing Magic By Lucretia Pretorius
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Reminiscent of the spare, lyrical voice of Isak Dinesen (“I had a farm in Africa . . ."), Singing Magic is the painfully frank while poignant memoir of a girl raised in the farmlands of... More > Ontario and French Canada in the 1940s and 1950s, who then moved to South Africa in the late 1960s and witnessed the tumultuous dismantling of apartheid. Throughout are rich descriptions of people and places in rural Canada and remote regions in South Africa. (“'You’ll eat dust,' my friend predicted. . . . She knew I hadn't the slightest idea of what lay ahead.”) The child with the beautiful voice finally found the lyrics to the wild, gypsy music that possessed her, in the strong, pitch-perfect lines of this strangely compelling book.< Less
Maria, Unbroken By Pedro M. Cruz
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MARIA, UNBROKEN is the story of a young girl living in Mexico in the 1960s, facing abuse, neglect, and rejection. She’s denied schooling and must instead begin working at fourteen, finding some... More > semblance of happiness through her best friends, all the while dreaming of a better life for herself. This better life proves elusive as she ends up in New York facing the same issues she ran from.< Less
Our Foremothers By Geraldine Robertson
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Here is one story of women in Victoria (Australia)from the 1860's to the 1960's. It is our foremothers' journey over a hundred years, in the context of their political and cultural environment.
Our Foremothers By Geraldine Robertson
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Here is one story of women in Victoria (Australia)from the 1860's to the 1960's. It is our foremothers' journey over a hundred years, in the context of their political and cultural environment.
Vintage Victorian 1970's Crochet Boots Pattern By Bazaar-Fly
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USA e-pattern. The pattern is from the 1970's but in a Victorian long boot style. Wonderful for walking in the house on chilly mornings or evenings keeping your feet warm and looking adorable!... More > Easily customizable as well - add crocheted flowers, perhaps instead of beads? Or buttons with black and white yarn - or grey and white or grey and black? Uses 4ply yarn. Fits women's sizes USA 5-9.< Less
Molly McDonald A Tale of the Old Frontier By Randall Parrish
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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: Ernest Leonard Blumenschein (May 26, 1874 – June 6, 1960)... More > was an American artist and founding member of the Taos Society of Artists. He is noted for paintings of Native Americans, New Mexico and the American Southwest.Ernest Blumenschein was born on May 26, 1874 in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania. When four years later his mother died, his father accepted a position as director of the Dayton Philharmonic in Ohio, where Blumenschein grew up. When he finished high school, Blumenschein received a scholarship to study violin at the Cincinnati College of Music.While in Cincinnati, he also attended an illustration course from Fernand Lungren at the Cincinnati Art Academy, causing him to change his studies from music to art. He moved to New York City in 1892, studying at the Art Students League of New York. Excerpt from: https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Ernest_L._Blumenschein< Less
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Rays of Civilization By Jennifer Ott
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During the 1960’s, the measure of a woman’s success is how well she marries. This is the goal of Tempe, Arizona native Georgina LaVigne, and she believes she made her mark when she... More > wrangles the son of a Nevada rancher, only to be disappointed to learn the life isn’t what she expected. Set out onto the Las Vegas streets, Georgina has to fend for herself and quickly, still determined with the goal to find a husband. She tests her luck as a cocktail waitress but finds no worthy bet until her fate is sealed when she meets Willy Sturgess, who offers her more than she anticipated - family, love, opportunity and even hope. As with many people in the late 1960’s, Georgina finds herself submerged in heartache once again. When a derelict-looking man wanders into her life a few years later, he gives her what she needs most - a lifelong friend. Often a person’s path leads them to unsuspecting places with the most unsuspecting people. It is this journey and strange array of characters that lead us to where we belong.< Less
The Planet Savers By Marion Zimmer Bradley
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The Planet Savers is a science fiction novel by Marion Zimmer Bradley in her Darkover series. It was first published in book form in English by Ace Books in 1962, dos-à-dos with Bradley's... More > novel The Sword of Aldones. The story first appeared in the November 1958 issue of the magazine Amazing Stories. It subsequently appeared in a German translation in 1960 with additional chapters added that were not by the author.The Planet Savers takes place at least 152 years after the events described in Rediscovery.Desperate to discover a cure for the cyclical 48-year-fever, known as Trailmen’s fever, Dr. Randall Forth persuades a colleague, Dr. Jay Allison, to undergo hypnosis. Excerpt from: https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/The_Planet_Savers Hint: You can preview this book by clicking on "Preview" which is located under the cover of this book.< Less
The Cold War Soprano: Memoirs of a Singer-Spy By Edward P. Flaspoehler, Jr.
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Need to finance your singing career? Become a spy! That's what one English soprano did to fund her career in opera. This book tells you how she did it! Written in the form of a memoir, this is the... More > story of a young woman who abandons the comforts of home and family to pursue a career as a singer in a strange new country. Set in London, Vienna and Washington, The Cold War Soprano is the story of English soprano Sheila Jones and her husband, American baritone Werner Harms, two talented singers who worked as under-cover agents for the US Central Intelligence Agency to earn the money they needed to support their musical ambitions. Not just another backstage biography, the Cold War Soprano is a provocative and absorbing tale of opera and espionage in Cold War Europe in the 1960s.< Less

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