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Title:
Women who made a scene : heroines, villainesses, eccentrices
Author:
James, Lesley.
Personal Author:
Publication Information:
Austin : Raintree Steck-Vaugh Publishers, [2000]

©2000
Physical Description:
80 pages : illustrations ; 27 cm.
Summary:
Brief biographies of women who were notorious for committing crimes or causing scandals, from the religious leader Aishah to the frontier heroine Betty Zane.
General Note:
Includes index.
Language:
English
ISBN:
9780817257354
Format :
Book

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Summary

Prepare to be inspired by women from all walks of life. This 10-book series spotlights the contributions of female achievers around the world and throughout history. Each volume profiles 150 extraordinary women in a specific area of interest. Sidebars provide personal observations and intriguing details. Timelines, resource guides, and indexes make finding facts easy. Even more useful is the cumulative master index, which lists all 1,500 women by volume number, nationality, chronological period, and awards won.


Author Notes

Lesley James of Kununurra won the State Library of Western Australia Prize for WA History, worth $6000 with her manuscript that centres on the history of the Munja Track. She shares this award with Ann Grylls of Trayning who wrote a manuscript about her personal story of a World War I nurse.

(Bowker Author Biography)