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Title In the Land of Invisible Women
Author Qanta Ahmed,
Publisher Sourcebooks, Inc.
Release Date 2008-09-01
Category Biography & Autobiography
Total Pages 464
ISBN 9781402220036
Language English, Spanish, and French
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"In this stunningly written book, a Western trained Muslim doctor brings alive what it means for a woman to live in the Saudi Kingdom. I've rarely experienced so vividly the shunning and shaming, racism and anti-Semitism, but the surprise is how Dr. Ahmed also finds tenderness at the tattered edges of extremism, and a life-changing pilgrimage back to her Muslim faith." - Gail Sheehy The decisions that change your life are often the most impulsive ones. Unexpectedly denied a visa to remain in the United States, Qanta Ahmed, a young British Muslim doctor, becomes an outcast in motion. On a whim, she accepts an exciting position in Saudi Arabia. This is not just a new job; this is a chance at adventure in an exotic land she thinks she understands, a place she hopes she will belong. What she discovers is vastly different. The Kingdom is a world apart, a land of unparralled contrast. She finds rejection and scorn in the places she believed would most embrace her, but also humor, honesty, loyalty and love. And for Qanta, more than anything, it is a land of opportunity. A place where she discovers what it takes for one woman to recreate herself in the land of invisible women.

In The Land Of Invisible Women by Qanta A. Ahmed, M.D.

Title In the Land of Invisible Women
Author Qanta A. Ahmed, M.D.
Publisher Unknown
Release Date 2008-10-08
Category Biography & Autobiography
Total Pages 454
ISBN 1439560382
Language English, Spanish, and French
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A female, Pakistani doctor describes her practice treating women in Saudi Arabia, where the harsh code of orthodoxy for women is contradicted by some of the private behavior of wealthy women, but imposes a harsh reality on poor women.

Invisible Women by Caroline Criado Perez

Title Invisible Women
Author Caroline Criado Perez
Publisher Abrams
Release Date 2019-03-12
Category Social Science
Total Pages 432
ISBN 9781683353140
Language English, Spanish, and French
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Data is fundamental to the modern world. From economic development, to healthcare, to education and public policy, we rely on numbers to allocate resources and make crucial decisions. But because so much data fails to take into account gender, because it treats men as the default and women as atypical, bias and discrimination are baked into our systems. And women pay tremendous costs for this bias, in time, money, and often with their lives. Celebrated feminist advocate Caroline Criado Perez investigates shocking root cause of gender inequality and research in Invisible Women†‹, diving into women’s lives at home, the workplace, the public square, the doctor’s office, and more. Built on hundreds of studies in the US, the UK, and around the world, and written with energy, wit, and sparkling intelligence, this is a groundbreaking, unforgettable exposé that will change the way you look at the world.

Title Invisible Women of the Middle East
Author Sana Afouaiz
Publisher Unknown
Release Date 2018-09-23
Category
Total Pages 122
ISBN 2960215613
Language English, Spanish, and French
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Sana Afouaiz has travelled across the Middle East and North Africa, meeting with women and listening to their stories. Delving inside their diverse realities and cultural complexities, her journey gives voice to the silent, the suffering, the brave, the resistant and the oppressed. Sorrowful, yet at times uplifting, this book provides a courageous look at life beneath the veil of mystery that shrouds this region, a land where the truth casts light into even the darkest of spaces. With themes of honour, virginity, sex, hijab, prostitution, religion, freedom and oppression,

Title Calling Invisible Women
Author Jeanne Ray
Publisher Broadway Books
Release Date 2013-03-19
Category Fiction
Total Pages 255
ISBN 9780307395061
Language English, Spanish, and French
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Feeling unattractive and unappreciated as she enters her 50s, wife and mother Clover wakes up one morning and discovers that she has actually become invisible, a condition that goes unnoticed by her family. By the best-selling author of Julie and Romeo. 40,000 first printing.

Invisible Women by Sarah Long

Title Invisible Women
Author Sarah Long
Publisher Bonnier Publishing Fiction Ltd.
Release Date 2017-04-20
Category Fiction
Total Pages 400
ISBN 9781785762666
Language English, Spanish, and French
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'I was hooked from the start on this emotionally intelligent read' Daily Mail Isn't it about time we talked about YOU? Sandra has a naughty secret. Harriet has been ditched with her ailing mother-in-law one time too many. Tessa is desperate for distraction after her youngest flies the nest for uni. With the big 5-0 around the corner, isn't it about time they put themselves first? After Tessa responds to a late night Facebook message from an old flame, she finds herself impulsively waiting at the airport for a plane from New York. Will it reunite her with The One That Got Away, or land her in a heap of trouble? And is this the long-awaited moment Tessa and her friends grab their lives back and start living exactly as they choose? A sharp, irreverent and very funny novel for grown-ups. Perfect for fans of Allison Pearson, Dawn French and Sophie Kinsella. This is what you have been saying about Sarah Long: 'An emotional tale of love, friendship and taking control of your life' 'Intelligent, witty, thought-provoking . . . thoroughly recommended, especially if you're a woman of a certain age' 'Sure to make you giggle' 'A perfect, easy read' 'Funny and emotional . . . so true it's scary!'

The Invisible Woman by Helen Walmsley-Johnson

Title The Invisible Woman
Author Helen Walmsley-Johnson
Publisher Icon Books Ltd
Release Date 2015-06-04
Category Social Science
Total Pages 288
ISBN 9781848318458
Language English, Spanish, and French
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‘Stylish and wittily written ... a brilliant read that should encourage us all to challenge the cult of youth, and learn to love ourselves a little more along the way.’ My Weekly There’s nothing middle-of-the-road about middle age. From coping with bodies that are ‘heading south’ to rampant ageism in the workplace, this time in our lives, in the words of Bette Davis, ‘is no place for sissies’. From family, finances and work to cosmetics, fashion and sex, 60-year-old Helen Walmsley-Johnson – the irrepressible voice behind the much-loved Guardian column ‘The Vintage Years’ – shows, with warmth and a wicked sense of humour, how we can reinvent middle age for the next generation of women.

Invisible Woman by Mark Waid

Title Invisible Woman
Author Mark Waid
Publisher Marvel Entertainment
Release Date 2020-01-22
Category Comics & Graphic Novels
Total Pages 112
ISBN 9781302518325
Language English, Spanish, and French
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Invisible by Stephen L. Carter

Title Invisible
Author Stephen L. Carter
Publisher Henry Holt and Company
Release Date 2018-10-09
Category Biography & Autobiography
Total Pages 336
ISBN 9781250121981
Language English, Spanish, and French
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The bestselling author delves into his past and discovers the inspiring story of his grandmother’s extraordinary life She was black and a woman and a prosecutor, a graduate of Smith College and the granddaughter of slaves, as dazzlingly unlikely a combination as one could imagine in New York of the 1930s—and without the strategy she devised, Lucky Luciano, the most powerful Mafia boss in history, would never have been convicted. When special prosecutor Thomas E. Dewey selected twenty lawyers to help him clean up the city’s underworld, she was the only member of his team who was not a white male. Eunice Hunton Carter, Stephen Carter’s grandmother, was raised in a world of stultifying expectations about race and gender, yet by the 1940s, her professional and political successes had made her one of the most famous black women in America. But her triumphs were shadowed by prejudice and tragedy. Greatly complicating her rise was her difficult relationship with her younger brother, Alphaeus, an avowed Communist who—together with his friend Dashiell Hammett—would go to prison during the McCarthy era. Yet she remained unbowed. Moving, haunting, and as fast-paced as a novel, Invisible tells the true story of a woman who often found her path blocked by the social and political expectations of her time. But Eunice Carter never accepted defeat, and thanks to her grandson’s remarkable book, her long forgotten story is once again visible.

The Better Half by Dr. Sharon Moalem, MD, PhD

Title The Better Half
Author Dr. Sharon Moalem, MD, PhD
Publisher Farrar, Straus and Giroux
Release Date 2020-04-07
Category Science
Total Pages 288
ISBN 9781250174796
Language English, Spanish, and French
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An award-winning physician and scientist makes the game-changing case that genetic females are stronger than males at every stage of life Here are some facts: Women live longer than men. They have stronger immune systems. They're better at fighting cancer and surviving famine, and even see the world in a wider variety of colors. They are simply stronger than men at every stage of life. Why is this? And why are we taught the opposite? To find out, Dr. Sharon Moalem drew on his own medical experiences - treating premature babies in the neonatal intensive care unit; recruiting the elderly for neurogenetic studies; tending to HIV-positive orphans in Thailand - and tried to understand why in every instance men were consistently less likely to thrive. The answer, he discovered, lies in our genetics: two X chromosomes offer a powerful survival advantage. With clear, captivating prose that weaves together eye-opening research, case studies, diverse examples ranging from the behavior of honeybees to American pioneers, as well as experiences from his personal life and his own patients, Moalem explains why genetic females triumph over males when it comes to resiliency, intellect, stamina, immunity and much more. He also calls for a reconsideration of our male-centric, one-size-fits-all view of medical studies and even how we prescribe medications - a view that still sees women through the lens of men. Revolutionary and yet utterly convincing, The Better Half will make you see humanity and the survival of our species anew.

Do It Like A Woman by Caroline Criado-Perez

Title Do It Like a Woman
Author Caroline Criado-Perez
Publisher Portobello Books
Release Date 2015-05-07
Category Social Science
Total Pages 86
ISBN 9781846275807
Language English, Spanish, and French
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Doing anything 'like a woman' used to be an insult. Now, as the women in this book show, it means being brave, speaking out, and taking risks, changing the world one step at a time. Here, campaigner and journalist Caroline Criado-Perez introduces us to a host of pioneers, including a female fighter pilot in Afghanistan; a Chilean revolutionary; the Russian punks who rocked against Putin; and the Iranian journalist who uncovered her hair.

The Lady Must Choose by Christine Donovan

Title The Lady Must Choose
Author Christine Donovan
Publisher Christine Donovan
Release Date 2014-05-20
Category Fiction
Total Pages 267
ISBN 9203456XXXX
Language English, Spanish, and French
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Lady Isabella Seabrook fancies herself in love with Myles Fredrickson, Baron Norwich. A love which began as a young girl and blossomed more and more with each passing year. Her third Season is coming to an end and he has yet to declare himself. Ever since his return from America, he has treated her differently. In order to help her cause, her friend, Mr. Stuart Spencer, offers his support in helping to make Myles Jealous. Stuart offers his services to Lady Bella in hopes that by courting her, she will transfer her love for Myles to him. She may believe his actions during their pretend courtship are false, but Stuart is determined to make it real and win Bella’s heart. He realizes he is foolish, but when a man is in love, what bloody else is he to do? Myles always believed he was destined to marry Lady Bella. A trip abroad and a chance meeting with a mysterious woman changes all that. Guilt plagues him on a daily basis over the love he feels for a woman he can never have. Bella deserves someone who will love her above all others. Can he ever be that man?

Our Women On The Ground by Zahra Hankir

Title Our Women on the Ground
Author Zahra Hankir
Publisher Penguin
Release Date 2019-08-06
Category Social Science
Total Pages 304
ISBN 9780525505204
Language English, Spanish, and French
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Nineteen Arab women journalists speak out about what it’s like to report on their changing homelands in this first-of-its-kind essay collection, with a foreword by CNN chief international correspondent Christiane Amanpour “A stirring, provocative and well-made new anthology . . . that rewrites the hoary rules of the foreign correspondent playbook, deactivating the old clichés.” —Dwight Garner, The New York Times A growing number of intrepid Arab and Middle Eastern sahafiyat—female journalists—are working tirelessly to shape nuanced narratives about their changing homelands, often risking their lives on the front lines of war. From sexual harassment on the streets of Cairo to the difficulty of traveling without a male relative in Yemen, their challenges are unique—as are their advantages, such as being able to speak candidly with other women at a Syrian medical clinic or with men on Whatsapp who will go on to become ISIS fighters, rebels, or pro-regime soldiers. In Our Women on the Ground, nineteen of these women tell us, in their own words, about what it’s like to report on conflicts that (quite literally) hit close to home. Their daring and heartfelt stories, told here for the first time, shatter stereotypes about the region’s women and provide an urgently needed perspective on a part of the world that is frequently misunderstood. INCLUDING ESSAYS BY: Donna Abu-Nasr, Aida Alami, Hannah Allam, Jane Arraf, Lina Attalah, Nada Bakri, Shamael Elnoor, Zaina Erhaim, Asmaa al-Ghoul, Hind Hassan, Eman Helal, Zeina Karam, Roula Khalaf, Nour Malas, Hwaida Saad, Amira Al-Sharif, Heba Shibani, Lina Sinjab, and Natacha Yazbeck

The Invisible Woman by Claire Tomalin

Title The Invisible Woman
Author Claire Tomalin
Publisher Vintage
Release Date 2012-08-29
Category Biography & Autobiography
Total Pages 368
ISBN 9780307822390
Language English, Spanish, and French
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Charles Dickens and Nelly Ternan met in 1857; she was 18, a hard-working actress performing in his production of The Frozen Deep, and he was 45, the most lionized writer in England. Out of their meeting came a love affair that lasted thirteen years and destroyed Dickens’s marriage while effacing Nelly Ternan from the public record. In this remarkable work of biography and scholarly reconstruction, the acclaimed biographer of Mary Wollstonecraft, Thomas Hardy, Samuel Pepys and Jane Austen rescues Nelly from the shadows of history, not only returning the neglected actress to her rightful place, but also providing a compelling portrait of the great Victorian novelist himself. The result is a thrilling literary detective story and a deeply compassionate work that encompasses all those women who were exiled from the warm, well-lighted parlors of Victorian England.

Title Women and the Land 1500 1900
Author Amanda Capern
Publisher Boydell Press
Release Date 2019-11-15
Category History
Total Pages 336
ISBN 1783273984
Language English, Spanish, and French
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Women and the Land examines English women's legal rights to land and the reality and consequences of their land ownership over four centuries.

Title The Wonders of the Invisible World
Author Cotton Mather
Publisher Unknown
Release Date 1862
Category Crime
Total Pages 291
ISBN HARVARD:32044023401284
Language English, Spanish, and French
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Maid by Stephanie Land

Title Maid
Author Stephanie Land
Publisher Trapeze
Release Date 2020-07-09
Category Biography & Autobiography
Total Pages 288
ISBN 140918739X
Language English, Spanish, and French
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BARACK OBAMA'S SUMMER READING PICK, 2019. BBC RADIO 4 BOOK OF THE WEEK. Educated meets Nickel and Dimed in Stephanie Land's memoir about working as a maid. A beautiful and gritty exploration of poverty in the western world. Includes a foreword by international bestelling author Barbara Ehrenreich. 'My daughter learned to walk in a homeless shelter.' As a struggling single mum, determined to keep a roof over her daughter's head, Stephanie Land worked for years as a maid, working long hours in order to provide for her small family. In Maid, she reveals the dark truth of what it takes to survive and thrive in today's inequitable society. As she worked hard to climb her way out of poverty as a single parent, scrubbing the toilets of the wealthy, navigating domestic labour jobs as a cleaner whilst also juggling higher education, assisted housing, and a tangled web of government assistance, Stephanie wrote. She wrote the true stories that weren't being told. The stories of the overworked and underpaid. Written in honest, heart-rending prose and with great insight, Maid explores the underbelly of the upper-middle classes and the reality of what it's like to be in service to them. 'I'd become a nameless ghost,' Stephanie writes. With this book, she gives voice to the 'servant' worker, those who fight daily to scramble and scrape by for their own lives and the lives of their children.

A Woman Of No Importance by Sonia Purnell

Title A Woman of No Importance
Author Sonia Purnell
Publisher Penguin
Release Date 2019-04-09
Category Biography & Autobiography
Total Pages 368
ISBN 9780735225305
Language English, Spanish, and French
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A NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLER Chosen as a BEST BOOK OF THE YEAR by NPR, the New York Public Library, Amazon, the Seattle Times, the Washington Independent Review of Books, PopSugar, the Minneapolis Star Tribune, BookBrowse, the Spectator, and the Times of London Winner of the Plutarch Award for Best Biography “Excellent…This book is as riveting as any thriller, and as hard to put down.” -- The New York Times Book Review "A compelling biography of a masterful spy, and a reminder of what can be done with a few brave people -- and a little resistance." - NPR "A meticiulous history that reads like a thriller." - Ben Macintyre A never-before-told story of Virginia Hall, the American spy who changed the course of World War II, from the author of Clementine. In 1942, the Gestapo sent out an urgent transmission: "She is the most dangerous of all Allied spies. We must find and destroy her." The target in their sights was Virginia Hall, a Baltimore socialite who talked her way into Special Operations Executive, the spy organization dubbed Winston Churchill's "Ministry of Ungentlemanly Warfare." She became the first Allied woman deployed behind enemy lines and--despite her prosthetic leg--helped to light the flame of the French Resistance, revolutionizing secret warfare as we know it. Virginia established vast spy networks throughout France, called weapons and explosives down from the skies, and became a linchpin for the Resistance. Even as her face covered wanted posters and a bounty was placed on her head, Virginia refused order after order to evacuate. She finally escaped through a death-defying hike over the Pyrenees into Spain, her cover blown. But she plunged back in, adamant that she had more lives to save, and led a victorious guerilla campaign, liberating swathes of France from the Nazis after D-Day. Based on new and extensive research, Sonia Purnell has for the first time uncovered the full secret life of Virginia Hall--an astounding and inspiring story of heroism, spycraft, resistance, and personal triumph over shocking adversity. A Woman of No Importance is the breathtaking story of how one woman's fierce persistence helped win the war.

Invisible Women by Dale Spender

Title Invisible Women
Author Dale Spender
Publisher Womens PressLtd
Release Date 1982
Category Educational equalization
Total Pages 164
ISBN 0704341468
Language English, Spanish, and French
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Invisible by Alycia Linwood

Title Invisible
Author Alycia Linwood
Publisher CreateSpace
Release Date 2014-12-01
Category Paranormal fiction
Total Pages 244
ISBN 1503345335
Language English, Spanish, and French
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Moira faces new challenges as she finds herself in the hands of the enemy. Determined to escape and keep everyone she cares about safe, she has to do things she's never even dreamed of doing, including trusting the one who betrayed her... Invisible is the second book in the Tainted Elements series. The Tainted Elements series reading order: DIFFERENT (Book 1) INVISIBLE (Book 2)