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    • Isabella

    • The Warrior Queen
    • By: Kirstin Downey
    • Narrated by: Kimberly Farr
    • Length: 21 hrs and 12 mins
    • Unabridged
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    Whether saintly or satanic, no female leader has done more to shape our modern world, in which millions of people in two hemispheres speak Spanish and practice Catholicism. Yet history has all but forgotten Isabella's influence, due to hundreds of years of misreporting that often attributed her accomplishments to Ferdinand, the bold and philandering husband she adored.

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • Good Biography! Learned so much about the Queen

    • By Linda Erlich on 12-03-14

    Regular price: $42.00

    • The Woman Behind the New Deal

    • The Life of Frances Perkins, FDR'S Secretary of Labor and His Moral Conscience
    • By: Kirstin Downey
    • Narrated by: Susan Ericksen
    • Length: 19 hrs and 35 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 50
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      4.5 out of 5 stars 43

    Frances Perkins is no longer a household name, yet she was one of the most influential women of the 20th century. Based on extensive archival materials, new documents, and exclusive access to Perkins' family members and friends, this biography is the first complete portrait of a devoted public servant with a passionate personal life, a mother who changed the landscape of American business and society.

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • An Absorbing Biography

    • By Jean on 08-16-17

    Regular price: $38.49