Großmütter erzählen - Geschichten aus der guten alten Zeit - download pdf or read online

By Roswitha Gruber

In Einzelgesprächen sorgfältig recherchiert und erzählerisch wertvoll aufbereitet, schildert die Autorin Geschichten aus der guten alten Zeit. Es ging natürlich nicht immer friedlich und sorgenfrei zu. Wir erfahren mehr über das Leben in kinderreichen Familien, über den Schulbesuch, der vielen Mädchen nur kurze Zeit möglich struggle, über den anstrengenden Alltag in der Landwirtschaft, aber auch über das Leben in der Stadt als Dienstmädchen.
Roswitha Gruber widmet sich der Schilderung starker Frauen mit außergewöhnlichen Lebensgeschichten. Für jeden ihrer Romane recherchiert sie dafür ausführlich und nähert sich in langen, intensiven Gesprächen dem Schicksal ihrer Protagonistinnen an. Roswitha Gruber lebt und arbeitet in Reit im Winkl.

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By Roswitha Gruber

In Einzelgesprächen sorgfältig recherchiert und erzählerisch wertvoll aufbereitet, schildert die Autorin Geschichten aus der guten alten Zeit. Es ging natürlich nicht immer friedlich und sorgenfrei zu. Wir erfahren mehr über das Leben in kinderreichen Familien, über den Schulbesuch, der vielen Mädchen nur kurze Zeit möglich struggle, über den anstrengenden Alltag in der Landwirtschaft, aber auch über das Leben in der Stadt als Dienstmädchen.
Roswitha Gruber widmet sich der Schilderung starker Frauen mit außergewöhnlichen Lebensgeschichten. Für jeden ihrer Romane recherchiert sie dafür ausführlich und nähert sich in langen, intensiven Gesprächen dem Schicksal ihrer Protagonistinnen an. Roswitha Gruber lebt und arbeitet in Reit im Winkl.

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Read e-book online Gozo: Is the Grass Greener? PDF

By Freya Barrington

Gozo: Is the Grass Greener? is the tale of the bestselling writer, Freya Barrington, and her husband, Steve, after they moved from the united kingdom to
live at the small, Mediterranean island of Gozo within the Maltese archipelago. Illustrated with a number of images and jam-packed with either laughing-out-loud anecdotes and sombre tales for which handkerchiefs may be wanted, together with an ongoing engagement with Bipolar affliction, Freya writes approximately how she met Steve; their falling in love and joint making a song occupation, the manic force throughout Europe; their lurchers, Ollie and Ralph, and lots of different witty stories approximately residing in Gozo for 4 years. Gozo: Is the Grass Greener? has common attraction, making the publication appropriate for locals and non-locals alike.

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By Freya Barrington

Gozo: Is the Grass Greener? is the tale of the bestselling writer, Freya Barrington, and her husband, Steve, after they moved from the united kingdom to
live at the small, Mediterranean island of Gozo within the Maltese archipelago. Illustrated with a number of images and jam-packed with either laughing-out-loud anecdotes and sombre tales for which handkerchiefs may be wanted, together with an ongoing engagement with Bipolar affliction, Freya writes approximately how she met Steve; their falling in love and joint making a song occupation, the manic force throughout Europe; their lurchers, Ollie and Ralph, and lots of different witty stories approximately residing in Gozo for 4 years. Gozo: Is the Grass Greener? has common attraction, making the publication appropriate for locals and non-locals alike.

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Get Alles, was ich wollte, war Freiheit: Außergewöhnliche PDF

By Hertha Kratzer

Wien ist um 1900 brodelndes kulturelles Zentrum mit Höchstleistungen in Kunst und Wissenschaft. In einer Sphäre der Um- und Aufbrüche wachsen Mädchen heran, die das Korsett bürgerlicher Erziehung sprengen, als erwachsene Frauen selbstbewusst Grenzen überschreiten und erfolgreich ihren Weg gehen.
Wanda von Sacher-Masoch zum Beispiel hat "Pelz und Peitsche" satt und arbeitet als Schriftstellerin. Auch Frida Strindberg-Uhl befreit sich aus der zerstörerischen Ehe mit August Strindberg und reüssiert als Journalistin und Kritikerin. Ihren Berufswunsch Raubtierbändigerin ertrotzt sich die 17-jährige Henriette Willardt, indem sie sich in einen Löwenkäfig sperren lässt.
Auch die anderen vorgestellten Österreicherinnen – die Künstlerinnen Tilla Durieux, Cilli Wang, Hedy Lamarr, die Wissenschaftlerinnen Helene von Druskowitz und Berta Eckstein-Diener, die Ärztin Gabriele Possaner und die Lazarett-Gründerin Nora Kinsky – faszinieren durch ihren Mut und die Risikobereitschaft, mit der sie nach eigenen Wertvorstellungen gelebt haben.

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By Hertha Kratzer

Wien ist um 1900 brodelndes kulturelles Zentrum mit Höchstleistungen in Kunst und Wissenschaft. In einer Sphäre der Um- und Aufbrüche wachsen Mädchen heran, die das Korsett bürgerlicher Erziehung sprengen, als erwachsene Frauen selbstbewusst Grenzen überschreiten und erfolgreich ihren Weg gehen.
Wanda von Sacher-Masoch zum Beispiel hat "Pelz und Peitsche" satt und arbeitet als Schriftstellerin. Auch Frida Strindberg-Uhl befreit sich aus der zerstörerischen Ehe mit August Strindberg und reüssiert als Journalistin und Kritikerin. Ihren Berufswunsch Raubtierbändigerin ertrotzt sich die 17-jährige Henriette Willardt, indem sie sich in einen Löwenkäfig sperren lässt.
Auch die anderen vorgestellten Österreicherinnen – die Künstlerinnen Tilla Durieux, Cilli Wang, Hedy Lamarr, die Wissenschaftlerinnen Helene von Druskowitz und Berta Eckstein-Diener, die Ärztin Gabriele Possaner und die Lazarett-Gründerin Nora Kinsky – faszinieren durch ihren Mut und die Risikobereitschaft, mit der sie nach eigenen Wertvorstellungen gelebt haben.

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Read e-book online The Civil War Memories of Elizabeth Bacon Custer: PDF

By Elizabeth Bacon Custer,Arlene Reynolds

In her first yr of marriage (1864-1865) to basic George Armstrong Custer, Libbie Custer witnessed the Civil warfare firsthand. Her reports of threat, trouble, and pleasure made excellent fabric for a publication, one who she labored on for years in later existence yet eventually by no means published.

In this quantity, Arlene Reynolds has produced a readable narrative of Libbie Custer's lifestyles through the battle years via chronologically reconstructing Libbie's unique, unpublished notes and diaries present in the records of the Little giant Horn Battlefield nationwide Monument. In those memories, Libbie Custer provides extraordinary, eloquent information to the Civil battle tale as she describes her lifestyles either in camp and in Washington. Her tales of incidents corresponding to fording a swollen river sidesaddle on horseback, dancing on the Inaugural Ball close to President Lincoln, and staring at the large overview of the military of the Potomac after the give up have the engrossing caliber of a well-written novel.

For normal readers and scholars of women's historical past, this ebook tells a desirable tale of a sheltered girl's maturation right into a brave girl within the crucible of struggle. And for either devotees and detractors of her husband, it deals an intimate glimpse into his early life, West element years, and early army service.

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By Elizabeth Bacon Custer,Arlene Reynolds

In her first yr of marriage (1864-1865) to basic George Armstrong Custer, Libbie Custer witnessed the Civil warfare firsthand. Her reports of threat, trouble, and pleasure made excellent fabric for a publication, one who she labored on for years in later existence yet eventually by no means published.

In this quantity, Arlene Reynolds has produced a readable narrative of Libbie Custer's lifestyles through the battle years via chronologically reconstructing Libbie's unique, unpublished notes and diaries present in the records of the Little giant Horn Battlefield nationwide Monument. In those memories, Libbie Custer provides extraordinary, eloquent information to the Civil battle tale as she describes her lifestyles either in camp and in Washington. Her tales of incidents corresponding to fording a swollen river sidesaddle on horseback, dancing on the Inaugural Ball close to President Lincoln, and staring at the large overview of the military of the Potomac after the give up have the engrossing caliber of a well-written novel.

For normal readers and scholars of women's historical past, this ebook tells a desirable tale of a sheltered girl's maturation right into a brave girl within the crucible of struggle. And for either devotees and detractors of her husband, it deals an intimate glimpse into his early life, West element years, and early army service.

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Download PDF by Jane Dunn Sibley,T. R. Fehrenbach,James L. Haley,Jim Comer: Jane's Window: My Spirited Life in West Texas and Austin

By Jane Dunn Sibley,T. R. Fehrenbach,James L. Haley,Jim Comer

On the southern section of what used to be referred to as the Sibley’s Pezuna del Caballo (Horse’s Hoof) Ranch in West Texas’ Culberson County are mountains that just about meet, forming a niche that frames a salt flat the place Indians and later, pioneers got here to assemble salt to maintain foodstuffs. in accordance with the U.S. Geological Survey, the distance that offers this breathtaking and old view is termed “Jane’s Window.”

In Jane’s Window: My lively lifestyles in West Texas and Austin, Jane Dunn Sibley, the inimitable namesake of that mountain hole, supplies readers a equally enthralling view: she tells the tale of a small-town West Texas lady entering her personal in Texas’ capital urban, the place her dedication to philanthropy and the humanities and her aptitude for fashion—epitomized by way of her signature buzzard feather—have made her identify a society staple.

Growing up in the course of the melancholy in fortress Stockton, Jane Sibley discovered first-hand the price of exertions and backbone. In what she describes as “a extra blameless age,” she skilled the “pleasant lifestyles” of a rural group with solid faculties, associates and friends, and day-by-day dips within the Comanche Springs swimming pool. She arrived as a pupil on the college of Texas purely 90 days sooner than the bombing of Pearl Harbor and studied artwork lower than such luminaries as sculptor Charles Umlauf. Her spell binding tales of returning to citadel Stockton, operating within the oil undefined, marrying neighborhood health practitioner D. J. Sibley, and rearing a relatives evoke either her love for her origins and her clear-eyed aspirations.

The Sibleys by no means mentioned the main points in their luck, and, to their gratitude, not anyone ever requested. In Jane’s Window, Sibley narrates go back and forth adventures, stocks vignettes of recognized viewers, and tells of her favourite reasons, between which the Austin Symphony and the protection of decrease Pecos prehistoric rock paintings are in particular prominent.

Peopled with shiny characters and informed in Sibley’s uniquely down-to-earth and funny demeanour, Jane’s Window paints a portrait of a existence stuffed to the brim with occasions either heartwarming and heartbreaking.

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By Jane Dunn Sibley,T. R. Fehrenbach,James L. Haley,Jim Comer

On the southern section of what used to be referred to as the Sibley’s Pezuna del Caballo (Horse’s Hoof) Ranch in West Texas’ Culberson County are mountains that just about meet, forming a niche that frames a salt flat the place Indians and later, pioneers got here to assemble salt to maintain foodstuffs. in accordance with the U.S. Geological Survey, the distance that offers this breathtaking and old view is termed “Jane’s Window.”

In Jane’s Window: My lively lifestyles in West Texas and Austin, Jane Dunn Sibley, the inimitable namesake of that mountain hole, supplies readers a equally enthralling view: she tells the tale of a small-town West Texas lady entering her personal in Texas’ capital urban, the place her dedication to philanthropy and the humanities and her aptitude for fashion—epitomized by way of her signature buzzard feather—have made her identify a society staple.

Growing up in the course of the melancholy in fortress Stockton, Jane Sibley discovered first-hand the price of exertions and backbone. In what she describes as “a extra blameless age,” she skilled the “pleasant lifestyles” of a rural group with solid faculties, associates and friends, and day-by-day dips within the Comanche Springs swimming pool. She arrived as a pupil on the college of Texas purely 90 days sooner than the bombing of Pearl Harbor and studied artwork lower than such luminaries as sculptor Charles Umlauf. Her spell binding tales of returning to citadel Stockton, operating within the oil undefined, marrying neighborhood health practitioner D. J. Sibley, and rearing a relatives evoke either her love for her origins and her clear-eyed aspirations.

The Sibleys by no means mentioned the main points in their luck, and, to their gratitude, not anyone ever requested. In Jane’s Window, Sibley narrates go back and forth adventures, stocks vignettes of recognized viewers, and tells of her favourite reasons, between which the Austin Symphony and the protection of decrease Pecos prehistoric rock paintings are in particular prominent.

Peopled with shiny characters and informed in Sibley’s uniquely down-to-earth and funny demeanour, Jane’s Window paints a portrait of a existence stuffed to the brim with occasions either heartwarming and heartbreaking.

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A Time to Heal - download pdf or read online

By Yvonne Jones

if this is the case, you know the heartbreak, ache, and guilt that creeps into your lifestyles, inflicting you to query your personal truth. when it comes to writer Yvonne Jones, her uncertainty rate her every little thing. As she sank extra into the actual and psychological fight together with her abusive companion, Yvonne felt like a stranger in her personal physique. Her options have been not her personal. She, up to she attempted, could not pull herself from the shackles of her husband's terror. She'd get away, basically to be met with an overly-apologetic companion who quick intensified his anger once she was once again in his grips. Slowly her husband's anger became towards her blameless son. regrettably it went too a ways, and one fateful day her husband took her personal son's lifestyles. In surprise, the next occasions that culminated in her remain in criminal have been a blur. It wasn't till she have been locked at the back of bars did she discover the truth of the location. within the method, her youngest son used to be taken in through the kingdom. in the course of her time in felony, Yvonne tackled the trauma that she'd been via. She begun a prayer crew and common bible experiences to get her via. subscribe to her as she struggles to regain her independence and self esteem whereas counting on the single factor in existence that is foreverher savior.

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By Yvonne Jones

if this is the case, you know the heartbreak, ache, and guilt that creeps into your lifestyles, inflicting you to query your personal truth. when it comes to writer Yvonne Jones, her uncertainty rate her every little thing. As she sank extra into the actual and psychological fight together with her abusive companion, Yvonne felt like a stranger in her personal physique. Her options have been not her personal. She, up to she attempted, could not pull herself from the shackles of her husband's terror. She'd get away, basically to be met with an overly-apologetic companion who quick intensified his anger once she was once again in his grips. Slowly her husband's anger became towards her blameless son. regrettably it went too a ways, and one fateful day her husband took her personal son's lifestyles. In surprise, the next occasions that culminated in her remain in criminal have been a blur. It wasn't till she have been locked at the back of bars did she discover the truth of the location. within the method, her youngest son used to be taken in through the kingdom. in the course of her time in felony, Yvonne tackled the trauma that she'd been via. She begun a prayer crew and common bible experiences to get her via. subscribe to her as she struggles to regain her independence and self esteem whereas counting on the single factor in existence that is foreverher savior.

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Mary E. Miller's Baroness of Hobcaw: The Life of Belle W. Baruch PDF

By Mary E. Miller

Belle W. Baruch (1899–1964) might outride, outshoot, outhunt, and outsail many of the younger males of her elite social circle—abilities that distanced her from different debutantes of 1917. Unapologetic for her athleticism and pursuits in commonly masculine objectives, Baruch towered above female and male opposite numbers in top and bold. whereas she is understood this day for the natural world conservation and organic examine heart at the South Carolina coast that bears her relatives identify, Belle's tale is a wealthy narrative approximately one nonconformist's ties to the land. In Baroness of Hobcaw, Mary E. Miller offers a provocative portrait of this unorthodox girl who gave a present of huge value to the clinical community.

Belle's father, Bernard M. Baruch, the so-called Wolf of Wall road, held sway over the monetary and diplomatic global of the early 20th century and served as an adviser to seven U.S. presidents. In 1905 he got Hobcaw Barony, a sprawling beach retreat the place he entertained the likes of Churchill and FDR. Belle's lifestyle at Hobcaw displays the area of rich northerners, together with the Vanderbilts and Luces, who acquired tracts of southern acreage. Miller info Belle's exploits—fox searching at Hobcaw, exhibit leaping at Deauville, flying her personal aircraft, touring with Edith Bolling Wilson, and patrolling the South Carolina seashore for spies in the course of international struggle II. Belle's tale additionally unearths her efforts to win her mother's approval and her father's awareness, in addition to her unraveling relationships with associates, relations, staff, and lovers—both female and male. Miller describes Belle's ultimate good fortune in saving Hobcaw from improvement because the overarching triumph of a tempestuous life.

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By Mary E. Miller

Belle W. Baruch (1899–1964) might outride, outshoot, outhunt, and outsail many of the younger males of her elite social circle—abilities that distanced her from different debutantes of 1917. Unapologetic for her athleticism and pursuits in commonly masculine objectives, Baruch towered above female and male opposite numbers in top and bold. whereas she is understood this day for the natural world conservation and organic examine heart at the South Carolina coast that bears her relatives identify, Belle's tale is a wealthy narrative approximately one nonconformist's ties to the land. In Baroness of Hobcaw, Mary E. Miller offers a provocative portrait of this unorthodox girl who gave a present of huge value to the clinical community.

Belle's father, Bernard M. Baruch, the so-called Wolf of Wall road, held sway over the monetary and diplomatic global of the early 20th century and served as an adviser to seven U.S. presidents. In 1905 he got Hobcaw Barony, a sprawling beach retreat the place he entertained the likes of Churchill and FDR. Belle's lifestyle at Hobcaw displays the area of rich northerners, together with the Vanderbilts and Luces, who acquired tracts of southern acreage. Miller info Belle's exploits—fox searching at Hobcaw, exhibit leaping at Deauville, flying her personal aircraft, touring with Edith Bolling Wilson, and patrolling the South Carolina seashore for spies in the course of international struggle II. Belle's tale additionally unearths her efforts to win her mother's approval and her father's awareness, in addition to her unraveling relationships with associates, relations, staff, and lovers—both female and male. Miller describes Belle's ultimate good fortune in saving Hobcaw from improvement because the overarching triumph of a tempestuous life.

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Download PDF by A. V. Perry: Confessions Of A Nobody: Mistreated

By A. V. Perry

this can be the real tale of 1 girl’s existence plagued with trauma that knew no barriers. way back to six years outdated belief turned the single factor that she craved notwithstanding, the single factor that used to be continually damaged or manipulated. The years of self-harm and various darkish incidents that this was once sufficient to place any sane individual lower than additionally the very discomfort and soreness could have damaged many a powerful middle for stable. yet she lived from trouble to drawback continuously relocating on and looking desperately for a bit happiness in life.

With stomach braveness she fought difficult in the course of the darkest of days. within the face of all adversity and disenchantment she controlled to tug herself again from the edge of depression on many get together to ultimately come to the realisation that she had a correct to be at liberty. this is often the 1st ebook within the sequence of Confessions Of A not anyone detailing the dramatic impression of being Mistreated, lost and Misunderstood.

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By A. V. Perry

this can be the real tale of 1 girl’s existence plagued with trauma that knew no barriers. way back to six years outdated belief turned the single factor that she craved notwithstanding, the single factor that used to be continually damaged or manipulated. The years of self-harm and various darkish incidents that this was once sufficient to place any sane individual lower than additionally the very discomfort and soreness could have damaged many a powerful middle for stable. yet she lived from trouble to drawback continuously relocating on and looking desperately for a bit happiness in life.

With stomach braveness she fought difficult in the course of the darkest of days. within the face of all adversity and disenchantment she controlled to tug herself again from the edge of depression on many get together to ultimately come to the realisation that she had a correct to be at liberty. this is often the 1st ebook within the sequence of Confessions Of A not anyone detailing the dramatic impression of being Mistreated, lost and Misunderstood.

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Download PDF by Debra Wright: Great Ladies in China

By Debra Wright

nice girls in China is an inspiring and heartwarming choice of real tales detailing the superb lives of sixteen chinese language ladies from all throughout China, elderly 21 to ninety seven. It takes readers into their day-by-day lives full of demanding situations, possibilities and rewards skilled via targeted women, each one of whom possesses her personal specific story. All women proportion moments in their lives freely and unabashedly to bare tales of braveness, conviction and internal powers had to conquer. a few lead tougher lives that others yet every one required a feeling of accountability and conviction taking them from one situation to the subsequent, turning into the superb humans each one has develop into in her personal outstanding way.

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By Debra Wright

nice girls in China is an inspiring and heartwarming choice of real tales detailing the superb lives of sixteen chinese language ladies from all throughout China, elderly 21 to ninety seven. It takes readers into their day-by-day lives full of demanding situations, possibilities and rewards skilled via targeted women, each one of whom possesses her personal specific story. All women proportion moments in their lives freely and unabashedly to bare tales of braveness, conviction and internal powers had to conquer. a few lead tougher lives that others yet every one required a feeling of accountability and conviction taking them from one situation to the subsequent, turning into the superb humans each one has develop into in her personal outstanding way.

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The Story I Tell Myself: A Venture in Existentialist - download pdf or read online

By Hazel E. Barnes

Best referred to as the author who brought French existentialism to English-speaking readers via her translation of Sartre's Being and Nothingness, Hazel E. Barnes has written an autobiography that's either the luck tale of a pro lady in addition to a profoundly relocating mirrored image on getting old. Transcending the private info of her lifestyles, Barnes' memoir stands as an enormous contribution to the highbrow historical past of our century.

"An intimate list of our instances and of the continuing concerns that problem us to outline ourselves persistently again."—Kirkus Reviews

"An enticing autobiography that spans not just [Barnes'] self-identified interval of 'flourishing' yet nearly the entire 20th century."—Library Journal

"Thoughtful, gracefully written reflections. . . . Readers may be happy they pursued an strange woman's highbrow and private journey."—Booklist

"An obtainable, splendidly written booklet filled with knowledge and insight."—Denver Post

"Absorbing and satisfying."—Gertrude Reif Hughes, Women's assessment of Books

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By Hazel E. Barnes

Best referred to as the author who brought French existentialism to English-speaking readers via her translation of Sartre's Being and Nothingness, Hazel E. Barnes has written an autobiography that's either the luck tale of a pro lady in addition to a profoundly relocating mirrored image on getting old. Transcending the private info of her lifestyles, Barnes' memoir stands as an enormous contribution to the highbrow historical past of our century.

"An intimate list of our instances and of the continuing concerns that problem us to outline ourselves persistently again."—Kirkus Reviews

"An enticing autobiography that spans not just [Barnes'] self-identified interval of 'flourishing' yet nearly the entire 20th century."—Library Journal

"Thoughtful, gracefully written reflections. . . . Readers may be happy they pursued an strange woman's highbrow and private journey."—Booklist

"An obtainable, splendidly written booklet filled with knowledge and insight."—Denver Post

"Absorbing and satisfying."—Gertrude Reif Hughes, Women's assessment of Books

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