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I enjoyed Kathryn Stockett’s novel, The Help. Can you suggest other historical fiction by and about women?

That’s a great question…..and right in the middle of National Women’s History Month!                  Here are a few authors to consider: Kathleen Grissom – The Kitchen House (2010) Beth Hoffman – Saving CeeCee Honeycut … Continue reading

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What was the role of women in the Civil War?

 One of the best books written on the subject is by Drew Gilpin Faust, current president of Harvard University, titled Mothers of Invention, a winner of the Francis Parkman Prize in 1997. The subject heading United States — History — … Continue reading

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