: The Extraordinary Life of Mrs. Adams
An intimate portrait of Louisa Catherine Adams, the wife of John Quincy Adams, who witnessed firsthand the ...
Liar, Temptress, Soldier, Spy
: Four Women Undercover in the Civil War
Karen Abbott tells the stories of four courageous women - a socialite, a farmgirl, an abolitionist, and a ...
: Nellie Bly and Elizabeth Bisland's History-Making Race Around the World
1889: Two women, successful journalists and writers, set off in a desperate rate in opposite directions, each ...
The Greater Journey
: Americans in Paris
The Greater Journey is the enthralling, inspiring - and until now, untold - story of the adventurous American ...
Down the Nile
: Alone in a Fisherman's Skiff
In 1998 Rosemary Mahoney took a solo trip down the Nile in a seven-foot rowboat. This is the unforgettable ...
The Land That Never Was
: Sir Gregor MacGregor and the Most Audacious Fraud in History
The bizarre tale of a 19th century land swindle by 'Sir Gregor MacGregor', who conned hundreds of people into ...
The Journals of Susanna Moodie
The poetic/artistic exploration of what it means to find yourself thrown into a hostile environment, these ...
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