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The Wild Girls

Author : Phoebe Morgan
ISBN : 9780008406950
Genre : Fiction
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The Wild Girls

Author : Ursula K. Le Guin
ISBN : 9781604865448
Genre : Fiction
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Newly revised and presented here in book form for the first time, this Nebula Award-winning story tells of two captive "dirt children" in a society of sword and silk, whose determination to find a glimpse of justice leads to a violent and loving end. Also included is the nonfiction essay "Staying Awake While We Read" which demolishes the pretensions of corporate publishing and the basic assumptions of capitalism, and "Outspoken Author Interview," which reveals the hidden dimensions of America's best-known sci-fi author.
Category: Fiction

The Wild Girls

Author : Pat Murphy
ISBN : 9781101042762
Genre : Young Adult Fiction
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It?s 1972. Twelve-year-old Joan is sure that she is going to be miserable when her family moves. Then she meets a most unusual girl. Sarah prefers to be called ?Fox,? and lives with her author dad in a rundown house in the middle of the woods. The two girls start writing their own stories together, and when one wins first place in a student contest, they find themselves recruited for a summer writing class taught by the equally unusual Verla Volante. The Wild Girls brilliantly explores friendship, the power of story, and how coming of age means finding your own answers.
Category: Young Adult Fiction

Wild Girls

Author : Patricia Monaghan
ISBN : 1567184421
Genre : Body, Mind & Spirit
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Maiden, Mother, Crone. She is the "Wild Girl". The stories in this book represent some of the many visions of the Wild Girl found throughout the world. Each story is followed by commentary and activities such as building an altar, creating healing rituals, and working with dreams. Readers can also learn how to start their own Wild Girl circle. Illustrations.
Category: Body, Mind & Spirit

Wild Girls

Author : Mary Stewart Atwell
ISBN : 9781451683295
Genre : Fiction
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A Simon & Schuster eBook. Simon & Schuster has a great book for every reader.
Category: Fiction

The Wild Girls Club

Author : Anka Radakovich
ISBN : 0449909859
Genre : Humor
File Size : 40.42 MB
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"SEXY, SAUCY...The second best thing to being inundated with gonads is reading Anka Radakovich's hilarious opinions of them." --Michael Musto The Village Voice As the outspoken sex columnist for Details magazine, Anka Radakovich has seen and done it all (at least once). Dating services. Singles cruises. Aphrodisiacs. Homemade videos. Escort services. If it's about love, lust, or being shamelessly single, Anka puts her raw and raucous spin on the naked facts of life in the '90s. BACHELOR PADS: YOUR PLACE OR MINE? The goal of this type of dwelling is to put us in the mood. Hence, the decor combines all the ambiance of a furniture showroom with the comfort of a car's backseat. Women do not find this romantic. "IRREVERENT.--People PARTY ETIQUETTE: MISSED MANNERS Women go to parties hoping to see Prince Charming across a crowded room. But sometimes all we spot is a man dancing with underwear on his head, making gastrointestinal sounds with his armpits. "A VICARIOUS THRILL...EXPLICIT AND FUNNY." --USA Today THE GOODBYE GIRL: DUMPING THE BOYFRIEND The most noble way to cut someone loose is, of course, in person. This has its drawbacks, however, including the possibility that the dumpee might think you are kidding and return five minutes later with a quart of milk. "EROTIC." --New York Magazine GIRL TALK: TALES FROM BELOW THE BELT What makes our gatherings different from boys' night out is that nothing is too personal to say. And nobody drinks ten beers and throws up. "The Cynthia Heimel of the slacker set, she's smart and progressive....Radakovich has wit to burn." --Entertainment Weekly
Category: Humor

Savage Girls And Wild Boys

Author : Michael Newton
ISBN : 9781466869004
Genre : History
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Savage Girls and Wild Boys is a fascinating history of extraordinary children---brought up by animals, raised in the wilderness, or locked up for long years in solitary confinement. Wild or feral children have fascinated us through the centuries, and continue to do so today. In a haunting and hugely readable study, Michael Newton deftly investigates a number of infamous cases. He looks at Peter the Wild Boy, who gripped the attention of Swift and Defoe, and at Victor of Aveyron, who roamed wild in the forests of revolutionary France. He tells the story of a savage girl lost on the streets of Paris, of two children brought up by wolves in the jungles of India, and of a Los Angeles girl who emerged from thirteen years locked in a room to international celebrity. He describes, too, a boy brought up among monkeys in Uganda; and in Moscow, the child found living with a pack of wild dogs. Savage Girls and Wild Boys examines the lives of these children and of the adults who "rescued" them, looked after them, educated, or abused them. How can we explain the mixture of disgust and envy that such children can provoke? And what can they teach us about our notions of education, civilization, and man's true nature?
Category: History

Wild Girls

Author : Diana Souhami
ISBN : 0312366604
Genre : Biography & Autobiography
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A dual portrait of the poet and artist couple sets their lesbian relationship against a cultural backdrop of 1920s and 1930s Paris, describing Romaine's unhappy childhood, the patronage of Natalie's salon by several famous figures, and their fifty-year romance that endured in spite of numerous challenges. By the author of Mrs. Keppel and Her Daughter. Reprint. 15,000 first printing.
Category: Biography & Autobiography

A Girl S Guide To The Wild

Author : Ruby McConnell
ISBN : 9781632171726
Genre : Self-Help
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Girls belong outdoors! This handbook covers everything you need to get outside, including ideas for what to do, camping and hiking basics, body stuff in the wilderness, advanced skills like maps, weather, and first aid, as well as recipes, projects, activities, and profiles of inspiring outdoorswomen. Your definitive guide to getting outside--for girls ages 9-12! In addition to basic outdoor skills, this entertaining guidebook includes easy camping recipes, outdoor projects including science experiments and crafts, fun activity suggestions, and inspiring stories of diverse historical and contemporary outdoorswomen (such as Arunima Sinha, the first amputee woman to summit Mount Everest; Juliette Gordon Low, founder of the Girl Scouts; and Libby Riddles, first woman to win the Iditarod). The goal is to improve the quality of girls' outdoor time by increasing participation and independence, making them feel comfortable and safe, and giving them essential skills and knowledge. Charming and approachable, this book will encourage both reluctant campers and budding naturalists to go wild and embrace the outdoors.
Category: Self-Help

Women Of The Western Frontier In Fact Fiction And Film

Author : Ronald W. Lackmann
ISBN : 0786404000
Genre : Social Science
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This work provides factual accounts of women of the Old West in contrast to their depictions on film and in fiction. The lives of Martha Calamity Jane Canary and Belle The Bandit Queen Starr are first detailed; one discovers that Starr was indeed friends with notorious bank robbers of the time, including Jesse James and Cole Younger, but was herself primarily a cattle and horse thief. Wives and lovers of some of the West's most famous outlaws are covered in the second section along with real-life female entertainers, prostitutes and gamblers. Native Americans, entrepreneurs, doctors, reformers, artists, writers, schoolteachers, and other such respectable women are covered in the third section.
Category: Social Science

Girls Gone Wise In A World Gone Wild

Author : Mary A. Kassian
ISBN : 9781575675510
Genre : Religion
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Inundated by popular culture, many women have lost their bearings and no longer trust the internal compass that intuitively affirms those things that are good, true, and noble about womanhood. As Jesus’ favorite and most powerful teaching tactic was the parable, it is appropriate that Mary Kassian walks the reader through the compelling tale of the wild versus wise woman found in Proverbs 7. By using 20 points of contrast, she helps readers discern wild from wise, saucy from biblically savvy, and more. Girls Gone Wise in a World Gone Wild will captivate, convict, and challenge women to become decreasingly worldly and increasingly godly, and it will equip them with truth for that journey. Includes questions for personal reflection at the end of each chapter
Category: Religion

Good Words

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ISBN : UCAL:B2935129
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The Wild Palms

Author : Kenneth L. Privratsky
ISBN : UOM:39015005869436
Genre : Fiction
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Big Girls Don T Cry The Wild And Wicked World Of Paula Yates Mother

Author : Helene Thornton
ISBN : 9781782192640
Genre : Biography & Autobiography
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Helene Thornton has lived a life of unequalled passion and hartache. In her fascinating memoirs she gives the definitive account of her daughter Paula Yates really was. From frail, lonely schoolgirl to voluptuous star of the stage and screen, wife, mother, lover, author and artist, in this dramtic autobiography. After a tough childhood in bleak post-war Blackpool where she suffered from bouts of debilitating sickness, at the hands of cruel bullies and from the impact of her mother's mential illness, Helene blossomed into a renowned beauty and went on to win Miss Blackpool 1954 where she first encountered TV producer and presenter Jess Yates. Joining the famous dancing troupe the Bluebell Girls, Helene toured Europe where she broke hearts and honed her dancing and acting skills before being reunited with Jess and embarking on a whirlwind and frequently steamy romance. After mere months, however, the fairy-tale marriage took a sinister and violent turn with Helene discovering one too many of Jess' secrets, and was forced to leave her husband with baby Paula in tow, as she battled life as a single mother, roaming Britain and then Europe in search of happiness and fulfillment. Writing candidly about the difficult mother-daughter relationship, Helene reveals her anguish at Paula's unsettled infancy and early signs of mental illness. She sets the record straight about one of Britain's best-loved - but least understood - stars, fondly recalling Paula's joy on meeting Bob Geldof, and writing of the childhood incidents that formed her relationships with family, friends and assoicates and the press. For the first time, she discusses the circumstances that lead to the revelation that Paula's true father was Hughie Green, and discloses the identities of some of her most cherished lovers. Explosive, moving, frank, but above all honest, Big Girls Don't Cry is a no-holds-barred account of the exciting highs and gut-wrenching lows of a life lived to a full.
Category: Biography & Autobiography

Legends Of The Wild West

Author : James A. Crutchfield
ISBN : 0785311831
Genre : Frontier and pioneer life
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Wyatt Earp. Billy the Kid. Calamity Jane. Crazy Horse. In a land where justice was a gun and liberty knew no bounds, men and women such as these forged their lives into a legacy of heroism, villainy, and honor. With blood and courage, with passion and violence, they became Legends of the Wild West.
Category: Frontier and pioneer life

Lingo

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ISBN : UVA:X002521951
Genre : American fiction
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Category: American fiction