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Don\'t Put the Boats Away Ames Sheldon

Don\'t Put the Boats Away

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    Don\'t Put the Boats Away

    Editorial: She Writes Press

    Idioma: Inglés

    ISBN: 9781631526039

    Formatos: ePub (con DRM de Adobe)

    Compatibles con: Windows, Mac, iOS, Android & eReaders

    $100.00

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      Don\'t Put the Boats Away Ames Sheldon

      Don\'t Put the Boats Away

      $100.00

      Medios de pago

        Don\'t Put the Boats Away

        Editorial: She Writes Press

        Idioma: Inglés

        ISBN: 9781631526039

        Formatos: ePub (con DRM de Adobe)

        Compatibles con: Windows, Mac, iOS, Android & eReaders

        $100.00

        Medios de pago
          Sinopsis
          KEY SELLING POINTS• Women’s fiction comprises of almost half of all adult popular fiction sold in the US.• The author's last novel Eleanor's Wars (2015) won 2016 Benjamin Franklin Gold Award for Best New Voice: Fiction and was praised by the Historical Novel Society.• The number of women in the labor force has more than quadrupled since the late 1940s but women are still subject to unequal pay.• The author wrote and edited the ground-breaking Women's History Sources: a Guide to Archives and Manuscript Collections in the United States (1979), which helped launch the field of women's history.• The American divorce rate is 827,261 divorces per year, impacting over 1.5 million adults every year. Almost half of all marriages in the United States end in divorce (National Center for Health Statistics).• PTSD affects about 7.7 million American adults in a given year. Women are twice as likely as men to develop PTSD (National Institutes of Health Department of Veteran Affairs).• Over 15 million adults ages 18 and older have Alcohol Use Disorder (National Institute on Alcohol Abuse and Alcoholism).• The plot has connections to the locations of Madison, Wisconsin; Northfield and Minneapolis, Minnesota; New Brunswick, New Jersey; New York City; Cape Ann, Massachusetts.AUDIENCE:• Women and men ages 25+• Feminists• People interested in surviving divorce• People looking for a story about resilience• People interested in surviving PTSD• Book groups interested in strong female characters• Book groups interested in family sagas
          Acerca de Ames Sheldon

          Ames Sheldon worked as a reporter for two small-town newspapers in Minnesota before becoming lead author and editor of Women’s History Sources: A Guide to Archives and Manuscript Collections in the United States, which ignited her passion for studying and writing about the history of women in America. After that, Sheldon ventured into the world of creative nonfiction, writing grant proposals and raising funds for the Sierra Club in San Francisco, the Minnesota Historical Society in St. Paul, the Minneapolis Public Library, and a variety of other nonprofits. She lives with her husband in Eden Prairie, Minnesota.

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