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302 pages : charts ; 24 cm
  • La vie de l'abbé Bignon -- La tribu Bignon, une famille récente -- La formation et les débuts de la carrière de l'abbé Bignon -- Le caractère de l'abbé Bignon -- La tribu des Pontchartrain -- La situation politique de la France -- Les demeures et le testament de Bignon -- Une "nouvelle Caprée". La maison de L'Isle-Belle -- Le testament de l'abbé -- Le conseil des Affaires religieuses -- La gouverne des institutions scientifiques -- L'Académie des inscriptions en 1694 -- L'Académie des sciences -- Le Journal des sçavans -- Le Collège royal -- La reconquête de la direction de la Librairie et de la bibliothèque du Roi -- La situation de la bibliothèque en 1718 -- La prise de pouvoir -- Les bâtiments de la bibliothèque du Roi -- L'hôtel de Nevers -- L'installation des collections -- Le personnel de la bibliothèque du Roi -- Le cabinet des estampes et l'affaire Chancey -- Interprètes et "jeunes de langue" -- La reliure -- Les affres du catalogue -- Le budget de fonctionnement de la bibliothèque du Roi -- L'ouverture de la bibliothèque au public et les prêts -- Les acquisitions -- Une équipe de rabatteurs à l'étranger -- Les missions au Levant -- Les affaires chinoises -- La petite bibliothèque du Roi à Versailles -- Les correspondants français de l'abbé Bignon -- L'affaire du Sacre de Louis XV -- Les affaires de la Marine -- Des savants parfois extravagants -- Imprimeurs et libraires -- Bignon et l'Europe savante -- L'Angleterre jacobite et les amis de Londres -- Savants allemands et scandinaves -- L'Italie -- Le legs de Bignon -- Arrêt du conseil du 11 octobre 1720 -- Sources manuscrites relatives à l'abbé Bignon -- Sources à l'étranger -- Dictionnaire bio-bibliographique des correspondants de l'abbé Bignon -- Bibliographie spécifique à l'abbé Bignon.
"Le nom de l'abbé Bignon est connu de tous ceux qui fréquentent l'actuelle BnF du "site Richelieu", mais aucune biographie n'a été consacrée à celui qui fut le réorganisateur de la bibliothèque du Roi, lors de son installation rue de Richelieu où elleest restée jusqu'à nos jours, malgré les transformations apportées par Labrouste au XIXe siècle et k déménagement plus récent des livres imprimés sur le site dit "de Tolbiac". Ce personnage, issu du monde parlementaire et oncle du ministre Maurepas, eut également la tutelle des Académies des sciences et des inscriptions et belles-lettres auxquelles il insuffla une nouvelle activité. Enfin, par un réseau international de correspondants à l'étranger, il fut sans conteste l'un des plus grands citoyens de la République des Lettres au Siècle des Lumières. Il enrichit considérablement les collections de manuscrits, d'imprimés et d'estampes et mena à bien le premier catalogue imprimé des collections de la bibliothèque auxquelles il donna un classement qui demeura jusqu'à nos jours. C'est cette activité multiple qui est retracée ici."--Page 4 of cover.
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259 pages ; 22 cm
  • Prologue: 1989
  • Other people
  • Halloween
  • Kansas
  • Sweetheart of the rodeo
  • Finding the cure for cancer
  • Epilogue: 1989.
In the 1980s, somewhere in Austin, Helton was young, married, and jobless. After a few strung-out years trying to make it as a writer, he was caught in a cycle of drunken, coked-up nights, crashing on friends' couches and looking for money in the morning. Succumbing to the daunting reality of what it means to support both himself and a troubled marriage, he became a housepainter. He sold pumpkins on the side of the road, delivered firewood, ran a crew of illegal immigrants hauling railroad ties across the empty plains of Kansas, and then he painted even more. Despair is transformed into resilience as Helton insightfully narrates his wayward years, enduring hateful employers and mind-numbing manual labor. Along the way, the people toiling beneath the saccharine veneer of wealth that was the Reagan years are brought to vivid life: the ambitious and the lazy, the potheads and the racists, as well as Vietnam vets too shaken to hold a paintbrush and deadbeat fathers straining to pay child support. With intoxicating, blase-faire sentiment, Helton shows that everyone-from the beauties at the rodeo to the lowest laborers-is tethered by a common desire to just pay the bills and balm the loneliness. A raw and moving account, Bad Jobs and Poor Decisions captures a microcosm of left-behind America that straddles a dangerous line between ruin and redemption.
(source: Nielsen Book Data)9781631492877 20180213
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xii, 105 pages ; 22 cm
This volume explores a web of complex relationships between body and mind, discussing the efforts of individuals from a wide variety of backgrounds to define, to achieve, or to reject the "normal"; and, in some cases, to put something else in its place. After considering the problems arising from other people's perceptions of non-standard bodies, the book turns to gender: is it written "upon the body", established at birth, determined only by physical traits and distinguished by material things such as clothes; or is it written "within the body", defined through the subject's own feelings? It considers what happens when "males" consider themselves "female", and "females" consider themselves "male".It concludes with the analysis of four books, by different authors with different sexual orientations. Two of these volumes might be considered "genuine autobiographies", while the other two are novels which include numerous autobiographical features that reflect the authors' own thoughts.
(source: Nielsen Book Data)9781527505667 20180409
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424 pages : illustrations ; 22 cm
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xv, 334 pages ; 25 cm
"Tara Westover was seventeen the first time she set foot in a classroom. Born to survivalists in the mountains of Idaho, she prepared for the end of the world by stockpiling home-canned peaches and sleeping with her "head-for-the-hills bag." In the summer she stewed herbs for her mother, a midwife and healer, and in the winter she salvaged in her father's junkyard. The family was so isolated from mainstream society that there was no one to ensure the children received an education, and no one to intervene when one of Tara's older brothers became violent. As a way out, Tara began to educate herself, learning enough mathematics and grammar to be admitted to Brigham Young University. Her quest for knowledge would transform her, taking her over oceans and across continents, to Harvard and to Cambridge. Only then would she wonder if she'd traveled too far, if there was still a way home. With the acute insight that distinguishes all great writers, Tara Westover has crafted a universal coming-of-age story that gets to the heart of what an education offers: the perspective to see one's life through new eyes, and the will to change it."--Jacket flap.
Green Library
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xxiii, 350 pages : illustrations (some color) ; 22 cm
  • 1 Introduction-- Clare Brant and George Rousseau.- I HILL & LIVES.- 2 The Biographer's Tale: Second Thoughts of a Biographer-- George Rousseau.- 3 The Propagation of Lives: Sir John Who?-- Clare Brant.- 4 Sir John Hill and Friendship-- Emrys Jones.- II HILL & LITERATURE.- 5 John Hill and Mary Cooper: A Case Study in Eighteenth-Century Publishing-- Beverley Schneller.- 6 "The Ravished Organs of the Attentive Audience": John Hill and Christopher Smart-- Min Wild.- 7 "Unassisted Hill": Churchill's Satire and the Fate of the Virtuoso-- Adam Rounce.- 8 The Erotic Satires of Sir John Hill-- Julie Peakman.- III HILL & PUBLIC PLACES.- 9 The Doctor as Man of Letters: mid-Georgian Transformations-- George Rousseau.- 10 Coffee-house Sociability, Science and Public Life in John Hill's The Inspector-- Markman Ellis.- 11 The Inspector at Large: Sir John Hill's Interrogation of London Space-- Chris Ewers.- IV HILL & SCIENCES.- 12 A Dwarf on Giant's Shoulders: Hill the Geologist-- Christopher J. Duffin.- 13 Sir John Hill as Botanist: The Vegetable System-- Brent Elliott.- 14 John Hill, Exotic Botany and the Competitive World of Eighteenth-Century Horticulture-- Sarah Easterby-Smith.
  • (source: Nielsen Book Data)9781137580535 20180205
This multi-disciplinary essay collection explores the controversial life and achievements of Sir John Hill (1714-1775), a prolific contributor to Georgian England's literature, medicine and science. By the time he died, he had been knighted by the Swedish monarch and become a household name among scientists and writers throughout Britain and Europe. In 1750s London he was a celebrity, but he was also widely vilified.Hill, an important writer of urban space, also helped define London through his periodicals and fictions. As well as examining his significance and achievements, this book makes Hill a means of exploring the lively intellectual and public world of London in the 1750s where rivalries abounded, and where clubs, societies, coffee-houses, theatres and pleasure gardens shaped fame and fortunes. By investigating one individual's intersections with his metropolis, Fame and Fortune restores Hill to view and contributes new understandings of the forms and functions of eighteenth-century intellectual worlds.
(source: Nielsen Book Data)9781137580535 20180205
Green Library
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xi, 267 pages : illustrations ; 23 cm
While in the ICU with a near-fatal case of pneumonia, Brett Walker was asked, "Do you have a family history of illness?"-a standard and deceptively simple question that for Walker, a professional historian, took on additional meaning and spurred him to investigate his family's medical past. In this deeply personal narrative, he constructs a history of his body to understand his diagnosis with a serious immunological disorder, weaving together his dying grandfather's sneaking a cigarette in a shed on the family's Montana farm, blood fractionation experiments in Europe during World War II, and nineteenth-century cholera outbreaks that ravaged small American towns as his ancestors were making their way west. A Family History of Illness is a gritty historical memoir that examines the body's immune system and microbial composition as well as the biological and cultural origins of memory and history, offering a startling, fresh way to view the role of history in understanding our physical selves. In his own search, Walker soon realizes that this broader scope is more valuable than a strictly medical family history. He finds that family legacies shape us both physically and symbolically, forming the root of our identity and values, and he urges us to renew our interest in the past or risk misunderstanding ourselves and the world around us.
(source: Nielsen Book Data)9780295743035 20180423
Green Library
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x, 309 pages, 8 unnumbered pages of plates : illustrations ; 24 cm
Green Library
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x, 283 pages ; 24 cm.
  • Editor's Introduction - Gina Luria Walker 1 The Invention of Female Biography - Gina Luria Walker Part I: Forgotten Women 2 Well Represented or Missing in Action? Queens, Queenship and Mary Hays - Elena Woodacre 3 The contribution of Isabella de Rosares and Isabella de Josa to the Development of Learning for Women in the Sixteenth Century - Maria Jesus Lorenzo-Modia 4 'Anonymous' The University Women in Hays's Female Biography - Marta Cavazza and Koren Whipp Part II: Omissions and Revisions 5 Commonwealths of Women: Republican Biography and Feminist Practice in The Female Biography and Project Continua - Rebecca Nesvet 6 Hays's Changes to her Classical Sources to Promote Female Agency - Ian Plant 7 Hays's Surprises - Mary Spongberg and Lorna Barrow 8 Feminist Historical Recovery: Moving the 'Others' from Margin to Centre - Thelma Armstrong Part III: Female Biography and Feminist History Traditions 9 Agrippa to Venturia: Ancient and Modern Companions to Female Biography - Peter Keegan 10 Mary Hays and the Imagined Female Communities of Early Modern Europe - Amanda Capern 11 Four Types of Incongruity: Adventures in Editing the Work of Tullia d'Aragona - Elizabeth Pallitto 12 Women of the Civil War: Oliver Cromwell's Wife and Daughters - Alan Marshall Part IV: Contemporary Uses of Female Biography 13 Post-feminist Uses of Female Biography - Whitney Mannies 14 Female Biography: Towards Solidarity - Daniella Polyak.
  • (source: Nielsen Book Data)9781848936003 20171218
Mary Hays worked alone in compiling the 302 entries that make up Female Biography (1803). By contrast, producing a modern, critical edition of the work relied on the expertise of 168 scholars across 18 countries. Essays in this collection focus on the exhaustive research, editorial challenges and innovative responses involved in this project.
(source: Nielsen Book Data)9781848936003 20171218
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514 pages, 16 unnumbered pages of plates : illustrations (some color) ; 25 cm
  • The beginning
  • A mother's duty
  • Heady times
  • The White House years
  • Trouble brewing
  • The assassination
  • Recovery
  • Transition
  • Onassis
  • Shifting tides
  • Enduring
  • "Well, happy and loved ..."
  • Epilogue: Passages.
"Do you know what the secret to happily-ever-after is?" Janet Bouvier Auchincloss would ask her daughters Jackie and Lee during their tea time. "Money and Power, " she would say. It was a lesson neither would ever forget. They followed in their mother's footsteps after her marriages to the philandering socialite "Blackjack" Bouvier and the fabulously rich Standard Oil heir Hugh D. Auchincloss. Jacqueline Bouvier would marry John F. Kennedy and the story of their marriage is legendary, as is the story of her second marriage to Greek shipping magnate Aristotle Onassis. Less well known is the story of her love affairwith a world renowned architect and a British peer. Her sister, Lee, had liaisons with one and possibly both of Jackie's husbands, in addition to her own three marriages - to an illegitimate royal, a Polish prince and a Hollywood director. If the Bouvier women personified beauty, style and fashion, it was their lust for money and status that drove them to seek out powerful men, no matter what the cost to themselves or to those they stepped on in their ruthless climb to the top. Based on hundreds of new interviews with friends and family of the Bouviers, among them their own half-brother, as well as letters and journals, J. Randy Taraborrelli paints an extraordinary psychological portrait of two famous sisters and their ferociously ambitious mother.
(source: Nielsen Book Data)9781250128010 20180312
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11. Jazāʼir al-rijāl [2018]

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136 p. : illustrations ; 22 cm
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xiii, 268 pages, 16 unnumbered pages of plates : illustrations (some color), maps ; 23 cm.
  • Introduction 1. Victorian Travellers in the Arab World 2. Lady Anne and Wilfrid's Travels in the East 3. Anne as a Cosmopolitan: Algeria to Aleppo 4. Aleppo to Arabia and India 5. Lady Anne and the Egyptian Revolution 6. Return to England 1882 7. Egyptian Question to Irish Question Conclusion Bibliography Index.
  • (source: Nielsen Book Data)9781784531379 20180326
Lady Anne Blunt was a woman ahead of her time. After marrying the poet Wilfrid Scawen Blunt in 1869, the pair travelled extensively in the Middle East, developing an especial fondness for the region and its people. In this book, Lisa Lacy explores the life, travels and political ideas of Lady Anne. With a broad knowledge of the Arab world, she challenged prevailing assumptions and, as a result of her aristocratic heritage, exerted strong influence in British political circles. Her extensive journeys in the Mediterranean region, North Africa, Egypt, Arabia, Syria, Iraq and Persia formed the basis of her knowledge about the Middle East. She pursued an intimate knowledge of Bedouin life in Arabia, the town culture of Syria and Mesopotamia and the politics of nationalism in Egypt. Her husband, Wilfrid Scawen Blunt, gained a reputation as an anti-imperialist political activist. Lacy shows that Lady Anne was her husband's partner in marriage, politics and travel and exerted strong influence not only on his ideas, but on the ideas of the British political elite of the era.
(source: Nielsen Book Data)9781784531379 20180326
Green Library
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xi, 189 pages : color illustrations ; 18 cm
Green Library
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xx, 272 pages : illustrations, maps ; 24 cm
The marriage of Charles and Elizabeth Forth (c. 1582-1593) offers an intriguing insight into the politics of gender, family and religion in Elizabethan England. In this story, resourceful women play leading roles, sometimes circumventing or subverting patriarchal authority, qualifying our accepted image of the Elizabethan propertied family. Elizabeth's impoverished Catholic father took no part in making her marriage. Instead, Elizabeth and her mother seemingly enticed Charles, sixteen-year-old heir of a solidly Protestant Suffolk JP, into a clandestine match. When the marriage began to fail, Elizabeth turned to her mother and sisters as her principal sources of support and showed greater guile, determination and resilience than her husband in what became a protracted contest. Charles, convinced of his wife's infidelity, finally left England to travel as a voluntary exile, only to die abroad. Elizabeth and her kinsman Henry Jerningham emerged as victors in subsequent prolonged litigation with Charles's father. Drawing on extensive testimony and decrees in the most fully recorded case of its kind heard by the Court of Requests, as well as a wide range of other material from local record offices and the National Archives, this readable micro-history unravels the tangled story of two very different young people. It establishes the background of the marriage and its failure in the contrasting histories of the families involved and sets the story in its larger political and religious contexts. Anyone with an interest in Elizabethan politics, law and religion, or the family, women and gender, will find it fascinating. RALPH HOULBROOKE is Professor Emeritus at the University of Reading.
(source: Nielsen Book Data)9781783272402 20180403
Green Library
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xviii, 858 pages ; 20 cm.
  • Mémoires -- Édition intégrale -- Les spirales de la mémoire par Laurent Theis -- Chronologie -- Le voleur dans la maison vide -- Livre Premier. Anciennes inadvertances -- Livre Deuxième. Fastes influences -- Livre Troisième. La guerre en coulisse -- Livre Quatrième. Dans la République de Rhône-Alpes -- Livre Cinquième. Influences néfastes -- Livre Sixième. Lent retour au bercail -- Livre Septième. Fatalités fortuites -- Livre Huitième. Célibataire italien -- Livre Neuvième. "Écrivain journaliste" ou "journaliste-écrivain" ? -- Livre Dixième. Apprentissage des vertus républicaines -- Livre Onzième. Les tables bancales -- Livre Douzième. Demain est arrivé -- Livre Treizième. Le plus jeune métier du monde -- Livre Quatorzième. Gris, tanné, noir -- Livre Quinzième. Le serment de Socrate -- Livre Seizième. Dans les plis de l'oubli -- Le supplice de la notoriété -- Invitations -- Courrier -- Ne pas répondre ? -- Le drame de l'écrivain -- La diversion -- Les rédactions à court d'idées -- La culture de l'affirmation -- La peine des interviews -- Le bonheur des entretiens -- Le mémoire d'un étudiant -- Je veux bien donner de mon temps à condition... -- Écrivons ce livre ensemble I -- Enrôlé pour la défense de... -- Le supplice de l'interview -- Désinvolture audiovisuelle -- Ponctualité et impartialité à la télévision -- Une mesquine machination -- Le téléphone sonne... -- Le bada (inédit) -- "Avec les larmes..." -- Le journalisme me rattrape et l'Académie m'accueille -- Confessions stupides -- Miettes de vie -- Citoyen des ondes -- Entretiens avec Laurent Theis -- À voix nue.
"Jean-François Revel avait déjà acquis une large célébrité lorsque, en 1993, à presque 70 ans, il s'engagea dans une aventure toute nouvelle : la rédaction de ses Mémoires. Cette éblouissante traversée d'un demi-siècle d'histoire, de culture et de rencontres confirma que l'écrivain n'était inférieur ni au philosophe ni à l'essayiste. En janvier 1997 parut Le Voleur dans la maison vide. L'événement fut à la hauteur de ses ambitions, Revel s'inscrivant dans la lignée des plus grands mémorialistes, celle du cardinal de Retz et de Saint-Simon. L'ouvrage parcourt un territoire foisonnant, de l'enfance marseillaise à la direction de L'Express, de la Résistance, où Revel fut très actif, aux séjours mexicain et italien, hauts en couleur, de ses amitiés avec Breton, Bufluel, Raymond Aron ou Vargas Llosa à son bref compagnonnage avec François Mitterrand, des subtilités de la gastronomie aux pièges de l'alcool... Portés par un sens saisissant du récit et du portrait, ces Mémoires au style inimitable illustrent ce que valent, chez un homme d'une inlassable curiosité, pourfendeur des idées reçues, le courage du caractère et la force de l'esprit. Dans cette édition définitive figurent un chapitre qui avait été retiré du manuscrit originel du Voleur dans la maison vide et cinq autres entièrement inédits initialement destinés à former, sous le titre pittoresque de Bada, une suite qui fut interrompue par la maladie et la mort de l'auteur. Encore enrichi ici d'entretiens donnés en juin 2002 à France Culture, ce témoignage s'impose comme une oeuvre politique et intellectuelle de premier ordre."--Page 4 of cover.
Green Library
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337 pages ; 22 cm
There, in a lush landscape of fire-petaled immortelle trees and vast plantations of coffee and cocoa, where the three hills along the southern coast act as guardians against hurricanes, Krystal A. Sital grew up idolizing her grandfather, a wealthy Hindu landowner. Years later, to escape crime and economic stagnation on the island, the family resettled in New Jersey, where Krystal's mother works as a nanny, and the warmth of Trinidad seems a pretty yet distant memory. But when her grandfather lapses into a coma after a fall at home, the women he has terrorized for decades begin to speak, and a brutal past comes to light. In the lyrical patois of her mother and grandmother, Krystal learns the long-held secrets of their family's past, and what it took for her foremothers to survive and find strength in themselves. The relief of sharing their stories draws the three women closer, the music of their voices and care for one another easing the pain of memory. Violence, a rigid ethnic and racial caste system, and a tolerance of domestic abuse-the harsh legacies of plantation slavery-permeate the history of Trinidad. On the island's plantations, in its growing cities, and in the family's new home in America, Secrets We Kept tells a story of ambition and cruelty, endurance and love, and most of all, the bonds among women and between generations that help them find peace with the past.
(source: Nielsen Book Data)9780393609264 20180403
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40 pages : color illustrations ; 29 cm
  • Timeline
  • Taking the heat: Molly Williams / illustrated by Shadra Strickland
  • Buried treasure: Mary Anning / illustrated by Hadley Hooper
  • Woman of the world: Nellie Bly / illustrated by Lisa Brown
  • Turning the tide: Annette Kellerman / illustrated by Emily Winfield Martin
  • The storyteller: Pura Belpré / illustrated by Sara Palacios
  • Broken: Frida Kahlo / illustrated by Erin K. Robinson
  • Secret agent sisters: Jacqueline and Eileen Nearne / illustrated by Sophie Blackall
  • Full circle: Frances Moore Lappé / illustrated by Melissa Sweet
  • A new school: Ruby Bridges / illustrated by Oge Mora
  • Lift-off: Mae Jemison / illustrated by Isabel Roxas
  • A new vision: Maya Lin / illustrated by Julie Morstad
  • Break it down: Angela Zhang / illustrated by LeUyen Pham
  • Books, not bullets: Malala Yousafzai / illustrated by Selina Alko.
"Each poem and illustration shines with a personality all its own." -Shelf Awareness (starred review) "[T]his book has definitely made an impact on my life."-Kitt Shapiro, daughter of Eartha Kitt "Never be limited by other people's limited imaginations." -Mae Jemison, the first female African American astronaut Fresh, accessible, and inspiring, Shaking Things Up introduces fourteen revolutionary young women-each paired with a noteworthy female artist-to the next generation of activists, trail-blazers, and rabble-rousers. From the award-winning author of Ada's Violin, Susan Hood, this is a poetic and visual celebration of persistent women throughout history. In this book, you will find Mary Anning, who was just thirteen when she unearthed a prehistoric fossil. You'll meet Ruby Bridges, the brave six year old who helped end segregation in the South. And Maya Lin, who at twenty-one won a competition to create a war memorial, and then had to appear before Congress to defend her right to create. And those are just a few of the young women included in this book. Readers will also hear about Molly Williams, Annette Kellerman, Nellie Bly, Pura Belpre, Frida Kahlo, Jacqueline and Eileen Nearne, Frances Moore Lappe, Mae Jemison, Angela Zhang, and Malala Yousafzai-all whose stories will enthrall and inspire. This book was written, illustrated, edited, and designed by women and includes an author's note, a timeline, and additional resources. With artwork by notable artists including Selina Alko, Sophie Blackall, Lisa Brown, Hadley Hooper, Emily Winfield Martin, Oge Mora, Julie Morstad, Sara Palacios, LeUyen Pham, Erin Robinson, Isabel Roxas, Shadra Strickland, and Melissa Sweet.
(source: Nielsen Book Data)9780062699459 20180312
Education Library (Cubberley)

18. 17 [2017]

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137 pages ; 21 cm
"J'en étais là, à ces échos assourdis et assourdissants des mitrailleuses au Chemin des Dames et des canons autour du Palais d'Hiver, quand je me suis avisé que 17 était advenu chaque siècle, au moins depuis le premier de notre ère. Et je me suis souvenu que 17 c'était aussi XVII, le "j'ai vécu" des Romains dont la puissance fatale n'avait échappé ni aux auteurs latins ni aux pilotes automobile. Mon amoureuse m'a rappelé que Jack London venait de mourir en novembre dernier. C'était une raison suffisante sinon nécessaire pour donner l'accolade à la grande armée des vaincus et pour nous offrir un petit tour de manège avant qu'il ne soit trop tard. Alors j'ai décidé de tracer ces 17 vies brèves de personnes plus ou moins célèbres, nées ou mortes en 17. Par vie brève, je n'entends pas que la vie soit plus ou moins courte ou écourtée, mais la brièveté à quoi nous sommes habitués à la résumer. C'est le "fait de dire en peu de mots", ramasser à ce qui est considéré, à tort ou à raison, comme l'essentiel. Abréger toute une existence, parfois en six dates, quand deux sont déjà prises par la naissance et la mort. En bref, c'est donc écrire en résumé.""--Page 4 of cover.
Green Library
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376 pages : illustrations ; 22 cm.
Green Library
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1volume (unpaged) : illustrations ; 27 cm
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