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  • Slavery's Descendants

    Slavery's Descendants

    Inbunden - 2019 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781978800762

    Race remains a potent and divisive force in our society. Whether it is the shooting of minority people by the police, the mass incarceration of people of color, or the recent KKK rallies that have been in the news, it is clear that the scars from th…

  • From Stray Dog to World War I Hero

    From Stray Dog to World War I Hero
    av Grant Hayter-Menzies

    Inbunden - 2016 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781612347219

    On the streets of Paris one day in July 1918, an American doughboy, Sgt. Jimmy Donovan, befriended a stray dog that he named Rags. No longer an unwanted street mutt, Rags became the mascot to the entire First Division of the American Expeditionary F…

  • Woo, the Monkey Who Inspired Emily Carr

    Woo, the Monkey Who Inspired Emily Carr
    av Grant Hayter-Menzies

    Danskt band - 2019 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781771622141

    Although Emily Carr is now considered a Canadian legend, the most enduring image is that of her pushing a beat-up old pram into downtown Victoria, loaded with dogs, cats, birds--and a monkey. Woo, a Javanese macaque whom Carr adopted in 1923, has be…

  • Shadow Woman

    Shadow Woman
    av Grant Hayter-Menzies

    Inbunden - 2013 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780773542013

    Kansas-born Pauline Benton (1898-1974) was encouraged by her father, one of America's earliest feminist male educators, to reach for the stars. Instead, she reached for shadows. In 1920s Beijing, she discovered shadow theatre (piyingxi), a performan…

  • Charlotte Greenwood

    Charlotte Greenwood
    av Grant Hayter-Menzies

    Häftad - 2007 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780786429950

    Charlotte Greenwood never intended to become a comedienne, but she was unfashionably tall at 5'10"" and her early aspirations to become a great dramatic actress eventually led her to the field of comedy. Greenwood, whose early life had taught her no…

  • Lillian Carter

    Lillian Carter
    av Grant Hayter-Menzies

    Häftad - 2014 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780786497195

    Written with the cooperation of President Jimmy Carter and his family, this books provides an intimate glimpse inside the life of the woman who - as nurse, mother and social justice activist in segregated southwest Georgia - made a lifelong habit of…

  • Muggins: The Life and Afterlife of a Canadian Canine War Hero

    Muggins: The Life and Afterlife of a Canadian Canine War Hero

    Häftad - 2021 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781772033717

    The unusual and moving tale of Muggins, a famed fundraising dog who became a mascot of the Canadian Red Cross during the First World War.Born in 1913 in the home of a millionaire philanthropist, Muggins was a purebred Spitz, a sharp-eared, sharp-nos…

  • Mrs. Ziegfeld

    Mrs. Ziegfeld
    av Grant Hayter-Menzies

    Häftad - 2016 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781476665962

    Broadway actress Billie Burke was one of the most sought after young stage beauties of her time, stealing the hearts of Enrico Caruso, Mark Twain, and, most importantly, famed Broadway producer Florenz Ziegfeld, who became her husband. Following Zie…

  • The Lost War Horses of Cairo

    The Lost War Horses of Cairo
    av Grant Hayter-Menzies

    Häftad - 2018 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781760631444

    In 1930 wealthy Scottish socialite Dorothy Brooke followed her new husband to Cairo, where she discovered thousands of suffering former British war horses leading lives of toil and misery. Brought to the Middle East by British forces during the Grea…

  • Dorothy Brooke and the Fight to Save Cairo?s Lost War Horses

    Dorothy Brooke and the Fight to Save Cairo?s Lost War Horses
    av Grant Hayter-Menzies

    Inbunden - 2018 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781612347691

    In 1930 wealthy Scottish socialite Dorothy Brooke (1883-1955) followed her new husband to Cairo, Egypt, where she discovered thousands of malnourished and suffering former British war horses leading lives of backbreaking toil and misery. Brought to…