Sisters in Law

Sisters in Law
Author: Linda Hirshman
Pages: 432
ISBN: 9780062238481
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Release: 2015-09-01
Editor: HarperCollins
Language: en

Explanation of the Book:

NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLER WASHINGTON POST BESTSELLER The author of the celebrated Victory tells the fascinating story of the intertwined lives of Sandra Day O’Connor and Ruth Bader Ginsburg, the first and second women to serve as Supreme Court justices. The relationship between Sandra Day O’Connor and Ruth Bader Ginsburg—Republican and Democrat, Christian and Jew, western rancher’s daughter and Brooklyn girl—transcends party, religion, region, and culture. Strengthened by each other’s presence, these groundbreaking judges, the first and second to serve on the highest court in the land, have transformed the Constitution and America itself, making it a more equal place for all women. Linda Hirshman’s dual biography includes revealing stories of how these trailblazers fought for their own recognition in a male-dominated profession—battles that would ultimately benefit every American woman. She also makes clear how these two justices have shaped the legal framework of modern feminism, including employment discrimination, abortion, affirmative action, sexual harassment, and many other issues crucial to women’s lives. Sisters-in-Law combines legal detail with warm personal anecdotes that bring these very different women into focus as never before. Meticulously researched and compellingly told, it is an authoritative account of our changing law and culture, and a moving story of a remarkable friendship.

Sisters in Law

Sisters in Law
Author: Linda Hirshman
Pages: 416
ISBN: 0062238469
Available:
Release: 2015-09-01
Editor: Harper
Language: en

Explanation of the Book:

NPR Best Book of 2015 NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLER WASHINGTON POST BESTSELLER The author of the celebrated Victory tells the fascinating story of the intertwined lives of Sandra Day O’Connor and Ruth Bader Ginsburg, the first and second women to serve as Supreme Court justices. The relationship between Sandra Day O’Connor and Ruth Bader Ginsburg—Republican and Democrat, Christian and Jew, western rancher’s daughter and Brooklyn girl—transcends party, religion, region, and culture. Strengthened by each other’s presence, these groundbreaking judges, the first and second to serve on the highest court in the land, have transformed the Constitution and America itself, making it a more equal place for all women. Linda Hirshman’s dual biography includes revealing stories of how these trailblazers fought for their own recognition in a male-dominated profession—battles that would ultimately benefit every American woman. She also makes clear how these two justices have shaped the legal framework of modern feminism, including employment discrimination, abortion, affirmative action, sexual harassment, and many other issues crucial to women’s lives. Sisters-in-Law combines legal detail with warm personal anecdotes that bring these very different women into focus as never before. Meticulously researched and compellingly told, it is an authoritative account of our changing law and culture, and a moving story of a remarkable friendship.

The Sisters In Law

The Sisters In Law
Author: Gertrude Atherton
Pages: 238
ISBN: 9788726612691
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Release: 2021-09-07
Editor: Lindhardt og Ringhof
Language: en

Explanation of the Book:

Alexina is a spoiled girl from a wealthy family. When she meets her new sister-in-law, Gora, her life begins to change. This coming-of-age story follows the intertwining lives of two drastically different girls against the backdrop of significant historical events. Atherton’s masterful prose explores the female experience, psychological transformation, and the meaning of family. Her feminist perspective renders this book perfect for fans of Sylvia Plath’s ‘The Bell Jar’. Gertrude Atherton (1857-1948) was an American novelist. Born in California, her home state became the backdrop for many of her novels, of which she wrote more than 40. Her work discusses sexual oppression, emotional hardship, and the complex, interior worlds of her female characters. Her most notable works include "The Doomswoman", "The Californians", and "Black Oxen", the latter of which was made into a silent movie in 1923. One of the earliest proponents of feminism, her vivid descriptions are unmissable for fans of Virginia Woolf.

Sisters in Law

Sisters in Law
Author: Virginia G. Drachman
Pages: 334
ISBN: 0674006941
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Release: 2001
Editor: Harvard University Press
Language: en

Explanation of the Book:

Ranging from the 1860s when women first sought entrance into law to the 1930s when most institutional barriers had crumbled, this book defines the contours of women's integration into the most rigidly gendered profession.

Sisters in law

Sisters in law
Author: Lisa G. Sherman,Deborah Turchiano,Jill R. Schecter
Pages: 261
ISBN: 9781572483781
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Release: 2004
Editor: SphinxLegal
Language: en

Explanation of the Book:

"A MUST READ...Loaded with wisdom, candor, insight and laugh-out-loud humor, Sisters-in-Law sets the standard in the legal profession for aspiring and practicing female lawyers, as well as their male counterparts." -Robert Shapiro The Essential Accessory for the Savvy Lawyer A fabulously wicked, uncensored romp into the world of lady legal eagles of the 21st century. Sisters-in-Law takes you behind the scenes of the old boys club and lets you in on the secrets that can make you the Queen of the courtroom or at least the Diva in a dark suit. These Sisters teach you what your law school professors didn't-about the nuts and bolts of practicing law, finding a specialty that suits your talents and moving from one firm to another-while addressing the demands of being a single gal, facing motherhood and perhaps managing a family. This hilarious trek through the years following law school provides the new attorney, as well as any veteran, with valuable insights. This uncensored guide will keep you focused on your career-but not too much! "FUNNY, INFORMATIVE AND UTTERLY IRREVERENT! Sisters-in-Law is complete with real-life office antics, acres of advice and honest reassurance [that] neophyte lawyers will find nowhere else. I wish this book was available when I started law practice!" -Karen Koenig, Of Counsel, Paul, Hastings, Janofsky & Walker

The Sisters In Law

The Sisters In Law
Author: Gertrude Franklin Horn Atherton
Pages: 326
ISBN: EAN:4064066149581
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Release: 2019-12-19
Editor: Good Press
Language: en

Explanation of the Book:

"The Sisters-In-Law" by Gertrude Franklin Horn Atherton. Published by Good Press. Good Press publishes a wide range of titles that encompasses every genre. From well-known classics & literary fiction and non-fiction to forgotten−or yet undiscovered gems−of world literature, we issue the books that need to be read. Each Good Press edition has been meticulously edited and formatted to boost readability for all e-readers and devices. Our goal is to produce eBooks that are user-friendly and accessible to everyone in a high-quality digital format.

The Sister in Law

The Sister in Law
Author: Pamela Crane
Pages: 368
ISBN: 9780062984944
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Release: 2021-08-10
Editor: HarperCollins
Language: en

Explanation of the Book:

From the USA Today bestselling author of Little Deadly Secrets comes a gripping story about the frailty of family and a battle of wills between a wife and a sister-in-law, bent on revenge. She stole my husband. So I’d steal her life. The Wife Lane won Candace’s heart over chocolate martinis and karaoke. But weeks into their whirlwind marriage, Candace realized Lane came with burdensome baggage in the form of his possessive live-in sister and her eerily watchful six-year-old son. Lane had a secret that seemed to hold him hostage, and Candace would do anything to uncover it. The Sister-in-Law Harper was the kind of woman who cooked homemade meals and dusted under the furniture. It was the least she could do for her brother after her husband’s mysterious death, and Lane took her and her kids in. Then Candace showed up like a tornado passing through, threatening and destructive. But Harper had other plans for her new “sister,” plans Lane could never find out about. The Husband All Lane had ever wanted was a white-picket-fence life. The wife. The two-point-five kids. The happy little family. Everything seemed to be falling into place with Candace … until Harper’s jealous streak got in the way, again. But choosing between his sister and wife would be costly … and knowing Harper, the price would be blood.

Forced to Be Family

Forced to Be Family
Author: Cheryl Dellasega, PhD
Pages: 272
ISBN: 9780470049990
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Release: 2007-09-28
Editor: John Wiley & Sons
Language: en

Explanation of the Book:

You can survive the "kitchen wars"—and live in peace with your family "My sisters-in-law couldn't stand me. I was really hurt when my kids weren't mentioned in their grandmother's obituary because they weren't 'full-blooded' family." "My mom is always giving advice, always telling me to do such and such when she doesn't do it herself. If my husband and I have a fight, she takes his side!" "My sister did call me a week later to apologize but proceeded to tell me everything that was wrong with me, my husband, and my children." Sound familiar? There's nothing new or unusual about conflict between mothers, sisters, and other female family members—but that doesn't make it any less painful or destructive. Adding to the hurt of relational abuse within the family is the permanent nature of the relationship: you can sever relations with an abusive friend, but you can't stop being the sister/daughter/niece of an abusive relative. Does that mean that there's no way out? In Forced to Be Family, you'll discover how to determine whether a female family member is being abusive, recognize the sources of that abuse, and break the vicious cycle that keeps the abuse alive. You don't have to choose between accepting abuse and "making a scene." This insightful, reassuring guide gives you the strategies and understanding you need to reestablish warm and loving relationships with the women who will always be closest to you.

Brighten s Sister in law

Brighten s Sister in law
Author: Henry Lawson
Pages: 21
ISBN: EAN:4064066409234
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Release: 2020-12-08
Editor: Good Press
Language: en

Explanation of the Book:

"Brighten's Sister-in-law" by Henry Lawson. Published by Good Press. Good Press publishes a wide range of titles that encompasses every genre. From well-known classics & literary fiction and non-fiction to forgotten−or yet undiscovered gems−of world literature, we issue the books that need to be read. Each Good Press edition has been meticulously edited and formatted to boost readability for all e-readers and devices. Our goal is to produce eBooks that are user-friendly and accessible to everyone in a high-quality digital format.

How To Deal With Your Mother in law

How To Deal With Your Mother in law
Author: Bree Allinson
Pages: 120
ISBN: 9780595326662
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Release: 2004-09
Editor: iUniverse
Language: en

Explanation of the Book:

Using her 10 years of psychology experience, Author Bree Allinson helps others through the constant challenges that arise when an overbearing and controlling mother-in-law is intimately involved in a couple's life. Without the use of intimidating "psychobabble" Allinson points out some common issues couple's face, as well as combining polls, personal interviews, and encouraging professional advice for those constantly at odds with their mother-in-law!

The Two Sisters of Borneo

The Two Sisters of Borneo
Author: Ian Hamilton
Pages: 336
ISBN: 9781770892453
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Release: 2014-01-27
Editor: House of Anansi
Language: en

Explanation of the Book:

The sixth installment in the wildly popular Ava Lee series from Arthur Ellis Award winner Ian Hamilton. Ava has been in Hong Kong looking after Uncle. She has also set up an investment company with May Ling Wong and her sister-in-law, Amanda Yee. One of their first investments — a furniture company owned by two sisters in Kota Kinabalu, Borneo — runs into immediate problems with a Dutch customer. Ava goes to the Netherlands to investigate, but her life is threatened when she is confronted by a gang of local thugs in Borneo. Out of the shadows comes a mysterious man from Shanghai...

Common Errors in English Usage

Common Errors in English Usage
Author: Paul Brians
Pages: 246
ISBN: 1887902899
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Release: 2003
Editor: Franklin, Beedle & Associates, Inc.
Language: en

Explanation of the Book:

Online version of Common Errors in English Usage written by Paul Brians.

Sister of My Heart

Sister of My Heart
Author: Chitra Banerjee Divakaruni
Pages: 336
ISBN: 0307476790
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Release: 2009-09-15
Editor: Anchor
Language: en

Explanation of the Book:

From the award-winning author of Mistress of Spices, the bestselling novel about the extraordinary bond between two women, and the family secrets and romantic jealousies that threaten to tear them apart. Anju is the daughter of an upper-caste Calcutta family of distinction. Her cousin Sudha is the daughter of the black sheep of that same family. Sudha is startlingly beautiful; Anju is not. Despite those differences, since the day on which the two girls were born, the same day their fathers died--mysteriously and violently--Sudha and Anju have been sisters of the heart. Bonded in ways even their mothers cannot comprehend, the two girls grow into womanhood as if their fates as well as their hearts were merged. But, when Sudha learns a dark family secret, that connection is shattered. For the first time in their lives, the girls know what it is to feel suspicion and distrust. Urged into arranged marriages, Sudha and Anju's lives take opposite turns. Sudha becomes the dutiful daughter-in-law of a rigid small-town household. Anju goes to America with her new husband and learns to live her own life of secrets. When tragedy strikes each of them, however, they discover that despite distance and marriage, they have only each other to turn to. Set in the two worlds of San Francisco and India, this exceptionally moving novel tells a story at once familiar and exotic, seducing readers from the first page with the lush prose we have come to expect from Divakaruni. Sister of My Heart is a novel destined to become as widely beloved as it is acclaimed.

Inside the Kingdom

Inside the Kingdom
Author: Carmen Bin Ladin
Pages: 224
ISBN: 9780446506199
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Release: 2007-07-31
Editor: Grand Central Publishing
Language: en

Explanation of the Book:

Osama bin Laden's former sister-in-law provides a penetrating, unusually intimate look into Saudi society and the bin Laden family's role within it, as well as the treatment of Saudi women. On September 11th, 2001, Carmen bin Ladin heard the news that the Twin Towers had been struck. She instinctively knew that her ex-brother-in-law was involved in these horrifying acts of terrorism, and her heart went out to America. She also knew that her life and the lives of her family would never be the same again. Carmen bin Ladin, half Swiss and half Persian, married into and later divorced from the bin Laden family and found herself inside a complex and vast clan, part of a society that she neither knew nor understood. Her story takes us inside the bin Laden family and one of the most powerful, secretive, and repressed kingdoms in the world.

Cross Purposes

Cross Purposes
Author: Paula Abrams
Pages: 280
ISBN: 9780472117000
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Release: 2009
Editor: University of Michigan Press
Language: en

Explanation of the Book:

Do parents have the right to determine how their children should be educated?

When God Made Brothers He Gave Me the Best One

When God Made Brothers He Gave Me the Best One
Author: Lovely Publishing
Pages: 110
ISBN: 1724755870
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Release: 2018-08-04
Editor: Createspace Independent Publishing Platform
Language: en

Explanation of the Book:

Looking for Memorable gifts for Birthdays,Weddings, Anniversaries or any Special day? Then, Grab this Awesome journal Now. It is an 'easy-to-carry' 6 x 9 blanklined journal. It includes: Matte finish cover 110 durable pages white paper with strong binding 6 x 9 inches If you are looking for a different book,don't forget to click the author's / publisher's name for other great journal ideas.

Our Little Lies

Our Little Lies
Author: Sue Watson
Pages: 329
ISBN: 9781786817495
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Release: 2018-10-11
Editor: Bookouture
Language: en

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Little Deadly Secrets

Little Deadly Secrets
Author: Pamela Crane
Pages: 384
ISBN: 9780062984920
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Release: 2020-08-18
Editor: HarperCollins
Language: en

Explanation of the Book:

From USA Today bestselling author Pamela Crane comes an addictively readable domestic suspense novel… Mackenzie, Robin, and Lily have been inseparable forever, sharing life’s ups and downs and growing even closer as the years have gone by. They know everything about each other. Or so they believe. Nothing could come between these three best friends . . . Except for a betrayal. Nothing could turn them against each other . . . Except for a terrible past mistake. Nothing could tear them apart . . . Except for murder.

The Doctors Blackwell How Two Pioneering Sisters Brought Medicine to Women and Women to Medicine

The Doctors Blackwell  How Two Pioneering Sisters Brought Medicine to Women and Women to Medicine
Author: Janice P. Nimura
Pages: 336
ISBN: 9780393635553
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Release: 2021-01-19
Editor: W. W. Norton & Company
Language: en

Explanation of the Book:

One of Apple's Most Anticipated Books of Winter 2021 "Janice P. Nimura has resurrected Elizabeth and Emily Blackwell in all their feisty, thrilling, trailblazing splendor." —Stacy Schiff Elizabeth Blackwell believed from an early age that she was destined for a mission beyond the scope of "ordinary" womanhood. Though the world at first recoiled at the notion of a woman studying medicine, her intelligence and intensity ultimately won her the acceptance of the male medical establishment. In 1849, she became the first woman in America to receive an M.D. She was soon joined in her iconic achievement by her younger sister, Emily, who was actually the more brilliant physician. Exploring the sisters’ allies, enemies, and enduring partnership, Janice P. Nimura presents a story of trial and triumph. Together, the Blackwells founded the New York Infirmary for Indigent Women and Children, the first hospital staffed entirely by women. Both sisters were tenacious and visionary, but their convictions did not always align with the emergence of women’s rights—or with each other. From Bristol, Paris, and Edinburgh to the rising cities of antebellum America, this richly researched new biography celebrates two complicated pioneers who exploded the limits of possibility for women in medicine. As Elizabeth herself predicted, "a hundred years hence, women will not be what they are now."

Sisters in Law

Sisters in Law
Author: John Ellsworth
Pages: 258
ISBN: 0578601400
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Release: 2019-10-25
Editor: Unknown
Language: en

Explanation of the Book:

The decorated Iraq veteran has faced the worst humanity has to offer; her courtroom battles seem almost tame in comparison. That is until a case lands on her desk that isn't like the others. Photos are circulating online of a young woman who has been abused at a local frat party. Christine Susmann is asked to take on the case.