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Women have contributed to society in innumerable ways that have often gone unnoticed throughout history; this collection of stories remedies that mistake with a thoughtful selection of courageous and resourceful women who overcame the discrimination towards their gender and left a lasting legacy in their states. Tales span geographical, social, ethnic and generational divisions, with vivid biographical chapters that detail what life was like for them, and their impact upon the world they lived in.

More Than Petticoats: Remarkable Georgia Women introduces such women as Rebecca Felton, the first female U.S. senator, Sarah Freeman Clarke, a painter who choose a career in art, Juliette Gordon Low-the founder of the Girl Scouts, and more. 183 pages, softcover, indexed.

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Format: Paperback
Vendor: Globe Pequot
ISBN: 0762712708
ISBN-13: 9780762712700
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Publisher's Description

This captivating group of fourteen spirited women from the Peach State includes Margaret Mitchell, author of the world's most beloved novel; Ellen Craft, an escaped slave who, after a harrowing trip to freedom, returned to Georgia to teach African American children; "Ma" Rainey, known as the "Mother of the Blues"; Juliette Gordon Low, founder of the Girl Scouts; and Mary Bosomworth, half-Indian, half-white, who profoundly impacted the first colonization of Georgia.

Author Bio

Suburban Atlanta resident Sara Hines Martin, author of Walking Atlanta, has been writing professionally for 44 years. She has master's degrees in religious education and counseling and her own private counseling practice. She has lived in two Third World countries and traveled extensively.

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