Misdiagnosed: One Woman's Tour of-And Escape From-Healthcareland

English | ISBN: 1402293887 | 2015 | 288 pages | EPUB, MOBI, AZW3 | 2 MB

"Berger movingly details her journey to healing. Her indefatigable quest.underscores the fact that there is no such thing as one size fits all in medicine."-Gayatri Devi, MD, clinical associate professor, NYU School of Medicine, and author of A Calm Brain

David Frakes Day, Civil War Hero and Notorious Frontier Newspaperman

2011 | ISBN: 0786461586 | English | 296 pages | PDF | 2 MB 

Soon after the start of the Civil War, 14-year-old runaway David Frakes Day told the so-called "patriotic lie" when he falsified his age and enlisted in the 57th Ohio Volunteer Infantry, becoming perhaps the youngest full-time spy in American military history. His courageous feats at the Battle of Vicksbur

The Intimate Lives of the Founding Fathers free ebook

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The Intimate Lives of the Founding Fathers

ISBN: 0061139122, 0061139130 | 2009 | EPUB | 480 pages | 590 KB

A compelling, intimate look at the founders-George Washington, Ben Franklin, John Adams, Thomas Jefferson, Alexander Hamilton, and James Madison-and the women who played essential roles in their lives

With his usual storytelling flair and unparalleled research, Tom Fleming examines the women who wer

The Folded Clock: A Diary free ebook

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The Folded Clock: A Diary

ISBN: 0385538987 | 2015 | EPUB | 304 pages | 8 MB

A raucous, stunningly candid, deliriously smart diary of two years in the life of the incomparable Heidi Julavits

Like many young people, Heidi Julavits kept a diary. Decades later she found her old diaries in a storage bin, and hoped to discover the early evidence of the person (and writer) she'd since become.

A Life in Parts free ebook

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A Life in Parts

English | Aug 15, 2012 | ISBN: 098308002X | 240 Pages | PDF | 6.3 MB

On an ordinary winter day, Loretta Goebel was wrapping Christmas gifts in her basement when the doorbell rang. She rushed to answer the door, and in her haste, she hit her hand on the banister as she ran up the stairs. This seemingly innocuous injury eventually resulted in the amputation of both her legs, her le

The Invisible Woman: The Story of Nelly Ternan and Charles Dickens

English | Jan 7, 1992 | ISBN: 0394579593, 0140121366 | 352 Pages | EPUB | 4.4 MB

This is the story of someone who - almost - wasn't there; who vanished into thin air. Her names, dates, family and experiences very nearly disappeared from the record for good. 'Claire Tomalin's multi-award-winning story of the life of Nelly Ternan and Charles Dickens is a remarkable work

The Loveliest Woman in America free ebook

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The Loveliest Woman in America

English | June 10, 2008 | ISBN: 0060857714, 0060857706 | 352 Pages | PDF | 3.2 MB

Her name was Rosamond Pinchot: hailed as "The Loveliest Woman in America," she was a niece of Pennsylvania governor Gifford Pinchot; cousin to Edie Sedgwick; half sister of Mary Pinchot Meyer, JFK's lover; friend to Eleanor Roosevelt and Elizabeth Arden. At nineteen she was discovered

Daughter of Boston: The Extraordinary Diary of a Nineteenth-century Woman, Caroline Healey Dall

English | Sep 15, 2006 | ISBN: 0807050342, 0807050350 | 488 Pages | PDF | 2.9 MB

In nineteenth-century Boston, amidst the popular lecturing of Ralph Waldo Emerson and the discussion groups led by Margaret Fuller, sat a remarkable young woman, Caroline Healey Dall (1822-1912): transcendentalist, early feminist, writer, reformer, and, perhaps most importantly, active diarist. Durin