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Let me be frank, a book about women who dressed like men to do shit they weren't supposed to do, Tracy Dawson ; illustrations by Tina Berning

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Let me be frank, a book about women who dressed like men to do shit they weren't supposed to do, Tracy Dawson ; illustrations by Tina Berning
Language
eng
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages 211-220)
resource.biographical
collective biography
Illustrations
illustrations
Index
no index present
Literary Form
non fiction
Main title
Let me be frank
Nature of contents
bibliography
Oclc number
1245960526
Responsibility statement
Tracy Dawson ; illustrations by Tina Berning
Sub title
a book about women who dressed like men to do shit they weren't supposed to do
Summary
"A collection of humorous essays with an accurate, followable narrative thread relating the stories of notable women throughout history who dressed as men to get what they wanted or needed, complete with a four-color portrait of each woman."--, Provided by publisherDawson profiles notable women throughout history who dressed as men to get what they wanted or needed. They didn't take "no" for an answer simply because of their gender. These women, from different ethnicities and cultural backgrounds, defied the patriarchy and refused to allow the powers that be define their lives, deny their achievements, or break their spirits. - adapted from back cover
Table Of Contents
Hannah Snell -- Rena "Rusty" Kanokogi -- Ellen Craft -- Dorothy Lawrence -- Hatshepsut -- Christian Caddell, witch-pricker -- Margaret King -- Maria Toorpakai -- Joan of Arc -- Louise Augustine Gleizes -- Annie Hindle and Florence Hines -- Jeanne Baret -- Anonymous was a woman -- Iranian women sneaking into stadiums -- Cathay Williams -- Catalina de Erauso -- Tarpé Mills -- Pili Hussein -- Baby you were born to run : the story of Kathrine Switzer -- Dr. Mary Edwards Walker -- Pirates Anne Bonny and Mary Read
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