Elizabeth Kerri Mahon
Author and Keen reader from United States
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Today in #Herstory: In 1955 singer-songwriter Roseanne Cash born. Eldest daughter of country music icon Johnny Cash.
Today in #Herstory: In 1913 Audrey Brown born. Won the silver medal in the 4 x 100 metres in 1936 Summer Olympics.
Today in #Herstory: In 1845 Mary Anne Bryant Mayo born. Noted for efforts toward farm-community improvement as part of Granger movement.
Today in #Herstory: In 1870 Ynes Mexia born. Botanist known for collection of novel plant specimens from areas of Mexico and South America.
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Title: Royal Mistress Author: Anne Easter Smith Publisher: Touchstone Publication Date: May 7, 2013 How Acquired: Through Net Galley What it’s About: Jane Lambert, the quick-witted and alluring daughter of a silk merchant, is twenty-two and still unmarried. When Jane’s father finally finds her a match, she’s married off to…
The story of Florence Maybrick in the late 19th century fascinated Victorian audiences. Was she a vile poisoner or a Victorian victim? Because she was an American by birth, the case ended up involving the US press as well as the US government, as her lawyers worked frantically to get her sentence…
Title: The Creation of Anne Boleyn Author: Susan Bordo Publisher: Houghton Mifflin Pub Date: April 9, 2013 How Acquired: Bought What it's about: Part biography, part cultural history, The Creation of Anne Boleyn is a fascinating reconstruction of Anne’s life and an illuminating look at her afterlife in the popular…