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Hillary Diane Rodham Clinton is a politician, diplomat, lawyer, writer, and public speaker. She served as First Lady of the United States from 1993 to 2001, as a United States senator from New York from 2001 to 2009, and as the 67th United States secretary of state from 2009 until 2013.
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The Color Purple
A Novel
Alice Walker - Dec 10, 2019 (first published in 1982)
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Winner of the Pulitzer Prize and the National Book Award. Alice Walker's iconic modern classic is now a Penguin Book.A powerful cultural touchstone of modern American literature, The Color Purple depicts the lives of African American women in early twentieth-century rural Georgia. Separated as girls, sisters Celie and Nettie sustain their loyalty t...
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Little Women
Louisa May Alcott - Aug 28, 2014 (first published in 1868)
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Grown-up Meg, tomboyish Jo, timid Beth, and precocious Amy. The four March sisters couldn't be more different. But with their father away at war, and their mother working to support the family, they have to rely on one another. Whether they're putting on a play, forming a secret society, or celebrating Christmas, there's one thing they can't help w...
West with the Night
Beryl Markham - Jan 22, 2013 (first published in 1942)
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If the first responsibility of a memoirist is to lead a life worth writing about, Markham succeeded beyond all measure. Born Beryl Clutterbuck in the middle of England, she spent her life defying all expectations of how a woman should live and what a single person can achieve.Markham and her father moved to Kenya when she was a girl, and she grew u...
Hillary Clinton
Aug 15, 2000
This is a beautifully written life story of one of the greatest woman adventurers of all time, from her growing up in sub-Saharan Africa to her exploits as a pilot.      source
The Joy Luck Club
A Novel
Amy Tan - Sep 21, 2006 (first published in 1989)
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Four mothers, four daughters, four families, whose histories shift with the four winds depending on who's telling the stories. In 1949, four Chinese women, recent immigrants to San Francisco, meet weekly to play mahjong and tell stories of what they left behind in China. United in loss and new hope for their daughters' futures, they call themselves...
Hillary Clinton
Aug 15, 2000
This novel opened my eyes, not only to the distinct and special traditions of the Chinese-American culture but also to the ways in which immigrant women of different generations adapted and adjusted to life in this country.     source
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The Clan of the Cave Bear
Earth's Children, Book One
Jean M. Auel - Jun 25, 2002 (first published in 1980)
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This novel of awesome beauty and power is a moving saga about people, relationships, and the boundaries of love. Through Jean M. Auel's magnificent storytelling we are taken back to the dawn of modern humans, and with a girl named Ayla we are swept up in the harsh and beautiful Ice Age world they shared with the ones who called themselves the Clan ...
The Return of the Prodigal Son
A Story of Homecoming
Henri J. M. Nouwen - Mar 01, 1994 (first published in 1991)
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A chance encounter with a reproduction of Rembrandt's The Return of the Prodigal Son catapulted Henri Nouwen on a long spiritual adventure. Here he shares the deeply personal and resonant meditation that led him to discover the place within where God has chosen to dwell.In seizing the inspiration that came to him through Rembrandt's depiction of th...
Hillary Clinton
Aug 15, 2000
Had a profound effect on me, and that I believe will be equally meaningful to others.     source
Wild swans
Three daughters of China
Jung Chang - Jan 01, 1991
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A new edition of one of the best-selling and best-loved books of recent years. The publication of Wild Swans in 1991 was a worldwide phenomenon. Not only did it become the best-selling non-fiction book in British publishing history, with sales of well over two million, it was received with unanimous critical acclaim, and was named the winner of the...
Hillary Clinton
Aug 15, 2000
An inspiring tale of women who survived every kind of hardship, deprivation and political upheaval with their humanity intact.     source
Holy Bible
English Standard Version.
ESV - Apr 01, 2012
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The English Standard Version of the Bible, the world's fastest-growing Bible translation....
Hillary Clinton
At the risk of appearing predictable, the Bible was and remains the biggest influence on my thinking. I was raised reading it, memorizing passages from it and being guided by it. I still find it a source of wisdom, comfort and encouragement.      source