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Her Life S Work

Author : Deborah Shepard
ISBN : 9781869406981
Genre : Biography & Autobiography
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Merimeri Penfold, Margaret Mahy, Anne Salmond, Gaylene Preston and Jacqueline Fahey have carved out impressive careers - as artists, writers, teachers, filmmakers and thinkers. And all have balanced their successful careers with meaningful personal lives. In Her Life's Work, Deborah Shepard traces five extraordinary life stories through in-depth interviews. Born between 1920 and 1947, these women saw immense changes in New Zealand society through the second half of the twentieth century that directly affected their working and personal lives. The interviews encompass their families, their education and training opportunities, their friends and mentors, their aspirations, their experiences of motherhood and domesticity and the influence of intimate relationships on their creativity. Including photographs by Marti Friedlander and an insightful introduction, Her Life's Work is a candid exploration of the lives and times of these remarkable women.
Category: Biography & Autobiography

A Whole Life S Work

Author : Lewis Richmond
ISBN : 0743451317
Genre : Religion
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The Buddhist author of Healing Lazarus invites readers to regard work as a purposeful definition of one's life, offering advice on how to balance achievement and personal happiness through an examination of eight interconnected work identities. Reprint. 25,000 first printing.
Category: Religion

Feminism As Life S Work

Author : Mary K. Trigg
ISBN : 9780813573144
Genre : Social Science
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With suffrage secured in 1920, feminists faced the challenge of how to keep their momentum going. As the center of the movement shrank, a small, self-appointed vanguard of “modern” women carried the cause forward in life and work. Feminism as Life’s Work profiles four of these women: the author Inez Haynes Irwin, the historian Mary Ritter Beard, the activist Doris Stevens, and Lorine Pruette, a psychologist. Their life-stories, told here in full for the first time, embody the changes of the first four decades of the twentieth century—and complicate what we know of the period. Through these women’s intertwined stories, Mary Trigg traces the changing nature of the women’s movement across turbulent decades rent by world war, revolution, global depression, and the rise of fascism. Criticizing the standard division of feminist activism as a series of historical waves, Trigg exposes how Irwin, Beard, Stevens, and Pruette helped push the U.S. feminist movement to victory and continued to propel it forward from the 1920s to the 1960s, decades not included in the “wave” model. At a time widely viewed as the “doldrums” of feminism, the women in this book were in fact taking the cause to new sites: the National Women’s Party; sexuality and relations with men; marriage; and work and financial independence. In their utopian efforts to reshape work, sexual relations, and marriage, modern feminists ran headlong into the harsh realities of male power, the sexual double standard, the demands of motherhood, and gendered social structures. In Feminism as Life’s Work, Irwin, Beard, Stevens, and Pruette emerge as the heirs of the suffrage movement, guardians of a long feminist tradition, and catalysts of the belief in equality and difference. Theirs is a story of courage, application, and perseverance—a story that revisits the “bleak and lonely years” of the U.S. women’s movement and emerges with a fresh perspective of the history of this pivotal era.
Category: Social Science

Their Life S Work

Author : Gary M. Pomerantz
ISBN : 9781451691634
Genre : Sports & Recreation
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Drawn from personal interviews with the players themselves, a chronicle of the 1970s Pittsburgh Steelers, who won an unprecedented and unmatched four Super Bowls in six years.
Category: Sports & Recreation

A Life S Work

Author : Nick Burkitt
ISBN : 1860301630
Genre : Full employment policies
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Category: Full employment policies

A Life S Work

Author : Rachel Cusk
ISBN : 9781466891630
Genre : Family & Relationships
File Size : 38.57 MB
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The experience of motherhood is an experience in contradiction. It is commonplace and it is impossible to imagine. It is prosaic and it is mysterious. It is at once banal, bizarre, compelling, tedious, comic, and catastrophic. To become a mother is to become the chief actor in a drama of human existence to which no one turns up. It is the process by which an ordinary life is transformed unseen into a story of strange and powerful passions, of love and servitude, of confinement and compassion. In a book that is touching, hilarious, provocative, and profoundly insightful, novelist Rachel Cusk attempts to tell something of an old story set in a new era of sexual equality. Cusk's account of a year of modern motherhood becomes many stories: a farewell to freedom, sleep, and time; a lesson in humility and hard work; a journey to the roots of love; a meditation on madness and mortality; and most of all a sentimental education in babies, books, toddler groups, bad advice, crying, breastfeeding, and never being alone.
Category: Family & Relationships

Life S Work

Author : Lisa Belkin
ISBN : 0743225430
Genre : Biography & Autobiography
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Expanding on the themes and subjects that have made "Life's Work" one of the best-read items in "The New York Times, " Belkin considers that the modern "supermom" is just a myth, and her eye for the resulting domestic comedy will strike a chord, and a nerve, with readers.
Category: Biography & Autobiography

Life S Work

Author : Jonathan Valin
ISBN : 9781620643228
Genre : Fiction
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Cincinnati Cougars' Billy Parks was All-Pro ... and missing. Harry Stoner's job was to find him and get him into shape for the season. But Billy's photo told Stoner he didn't like the man ... or the shape he was in. The eye revealed a killer mentality-a player who crushed, mangled, and sacked with pleasure. Billy's disappearing act might be part of a contract dispute or something far more deadly. For Stoner suspected that Billy had become a mean machine who went on scoring in a sordid world of drugs and violence, where death hit with a blind-side tackle ... and life lasted only until the final cut.
Category: Fiction

A Long Life S Work

Author : Archibald Geikie
ISBN : 9781108048392
Genre : Science
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The final work (1924) of this influential geologist traces his career in the readable style for which he was famous.
Category: Science