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"Gossip" (Gossip) A Spoken History of Women in the North

by Mary Crnkovich (editor)

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Published
1990
Condition
Near Fine
Edition
First Edition
ISBN
9780919996441
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$18.95

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Ottawa, Ont.: Canadian Arctic Resources Committee. Near Fine. 1990. First Edition. Softcover. 0919996442 . Excellent condition. Pages clean and unmarked. Cover has light scuffing and very light wear at corners. 289 pages. Feminist researcher, Mary Crnkovich, has assembled a varied collection of writings and reflections that not only reveal the concerns of northern women but also serve… Read more
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THE DANDELION SPIRIT

by M. L. Gallagher

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Published
2006
Condition
Very Good+
Edition
First Edition
ISBN
9780973680171
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$17.95

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Calgary, AB: Ward 8 Press. Very Good+. 2006. First Edition. Softcover. 0973680172 . Excellent condition, clean and unmarked other than a couple tiny light edge stains seen. Cover has light corner wear and slight curling of corners. The Dandelion Spirit tells one woman's courageous journey away from abuse and into her one true self. With aching honesty… Read more
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OFF THE PEDESTAL New Women in the Art of Homer, Chase, and Sargent

by Connor, Holly Pyne (editor)

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Published
2006
Condition
Very Good+
Edition
First Edition
ISBN
9780813536972
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$14.95

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Rutgers University Press. Very Good+. 2006. First Edition. Softcover. 0813536979 . Ex-library book, but still in great condition - sturdy laminated cover and usual ex-lib type markings. Pages clean and tight, no markings. Cover has light scuffing and slight edgewear. Beautifully illustrated in colour and b/w. ; 4to 11" - 13" tall; 176 pages; Pictures of… Read more
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THE WEAKER VESSEL Woman's Lot In Seventeenth Century England

by Fraser, Antonia

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Published
1985
Condition
Very Good+
Edition
First Edition
ISBN
9780413543608
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$4.50

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Methuen. Very Good+. 1985. First Edition. Softcover. 0413543609 . Very nice, clean, tight condition. Pages are unmarked. B/w illus. Cover has light edge/corner wear and a scratch on spine area. Winner of the Wolfson prize for history in 1984 . By looking at women's lot between the death of one reigning queen and the ascension of another,… Read more
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LIVING THE CHANGES

by Joan Turner (Ed)

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Published
1990
Condition
Very Good
Edition
First Edition
ISBN
9780887556241
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$11.95

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University of Manitoba Press. Very Good. 1990. First Edition. Softcover. 0887556248 . Clean, tight condition. Cover has light scuffing, light edge/corner wear. Internal pages are unmarked other than small address stamp at front. "Living the Changes explores the nature and extent of women's changing realities. The contributors include writers, artists, academics, street kids, and social workers,… Read more
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SEIZING THE APPLE A Feminist Spirituality of Personal Growth

by Carmody, Denise L.

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Published
1984
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Very Good; New am uk only @20, used 31, avg. 6-12. "Can Christianity provide a resource for a feminist lifeway? Yes, says
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Not First Edition
ISBN
9780824506520
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$5.50

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New York: Crossroad. Very Good; New am uk only @20, used 31, avg. 6-12. "Can Christianity . provide a resource for a feminist lifeway? Yes, says the author, despite . its patriarchal detritus, the Christian tradition can still offer the . saving wisdom, the healing and elevation for which women today are . hungering. By creatively employing the insights of… Read more
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SOMETIMES I WAKE UP GRUMPY ... And Sometimes I Let Him Sleep

by Linamen, Karen Scalf

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Published
2001
Condition
Very Good+
Edition
First Edition
ISBN
9780800757458
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$3.50

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Revell. Very Good+. 2001. First Edition. Softcover. 0800757459 . Excellent condition, clean & unmarked, a little corner curling. In the laugh-a-minute tradition of her best-seller, Just Hand Over the Chocolate, Linamen again mixes a potion that helps women find the inner strength to embrace it all. [osl-240]; 8vo 8" - 9" tall; 160 pages .
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WOMEN OF THE FOREST

by Ormson, Linda J.

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Published
1996
Condition
Very Good+
Edition
First Edition
ISBN
9780969390015
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$13.50

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Calgary, AB: Warm Thoughts Publishing. Very Good+. 1996. First Edition. Hardcover. 0969390017 . Signed by author on title page. Excellent condition, light edge & corner wear to cover, no internal markings. "Women...like the forest ... Have cycles and seasons. Linda Ormson weaves a delightful and empowering tale of four middle-aged women on a journey of self-discovery. During… Read more
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WILDFIRE Igniting the She/volution

by Sonia Johnson

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Published
1989
Condition
Near Fine;
Edition
Not First Edition
ISBN
9781877617003
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$7.50

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NM: Wildfire Books. Near Fine;. 1989. Not First Edition. Softcover. 1877617008 . Very nice condition - pages intact and clean other than previous owner's name written on endpage, a little scuffing and slight edgewear to cover. "Let's call upon the women who preceded us and those who will yet live to hold us safe as wel love… Read more
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OLDER WOMEN IN RECOVERY Sharing Experience, Strength and Hope

by Larimore, Helen

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Published
1992
Condition
Good
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$4.50

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Health Communications. Good. 1992. Softcover. Ex-library book with laminated cover & usual type markings. Internal pages tight and clean other than light stain/light wrinkling to upper corner. There is some moderate soiling to outer edge of pages. Good reading copy. "You can stop regretting the irretrievable past...enjoy the rest of your life, starting today "This positive… Read more
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CAST THE FIRST STONE The World of Prostitution

by Murtagh, Judge John M. & Harris, Sara

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Published
1957
Condition
Very Good
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$6.50

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Mcgraw Hill. Very Good. 1957. Softcover. McGraw Hill, copyright 1957, later reprint. Cover differs from stock photo shown. Pages clean and unmarked except for name written and a smart amount of underlining on first endpage. Cover has light edge and corner wear, a little edge rubbing, age tanning. Studies the world of prostitution as it exists… Read more
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IN MEMORY OF HER A Feminist Theological Reconstruction of Christian Origins

by Elisabeth Schussler Fiorenza

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Published
1984
Condition
Good
ISBN
9780824506674
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$11.95

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Crossroad Publishing. Good. 1984. Softcover. 0824506677 . Pages clean and intact other than a few pages with highlighting and pencil underlining. Light soiling outer edge of pages. Cover has moderate edge and corner wear, corner curling, scuffing to cover. Book has a rear pocket but no other indication of this being a library book. 357 pages. … Read more
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WOMEN & CHURCH LEADERSHIP

by Howe, E. Margaret

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Published
1982
Condition
Very Good+
ISBN
9780310445715
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$8.00

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Zondervan. Very Good+. 1982. Softcover. 031044571X . Very nice, clean, tight condition. Minor edgewear to cover. Pages clean and unmarked except for two small address stamps on endpage. Traces the journey of women in the church - from early history to today. She examines writings and events which have influenced the church in its attitudes towards… Read more
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SILHOUETTES AGAINST THE SNOW Profiles of Canadian Defenders of Life

by Petrasek, Grace

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Published
1991
Condition
Near Fine
Edition
First Edition
ISBN
9780969298847
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$11.00

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Toronto: Interim Publishing. Near Fine. 1991. First Edition. Softcover. 0969298846 . Excellent condition, clean, no markings, very light wear to corners. B/w photos. 194 pages. A biography of the men and women involved in the pro-life movement in Canada. The author has been a volunteer in pro-life work for many years & founder and first president of… Read more
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WOMEN OF OLD HAWAII

by Mrantz, Maxine

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Published
1976
Condition
Very Good
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Aloha Graphics. Very Good. 1976. Softcover. Stapled booklet. Light edge & corner wear, light creasing to rear, light soiling one upper corner. Internal pages very good. Illustrated. The life and times of outstanding women in Hawaiian history including Queen Kaahumanu, Chiefess Kapiolani, Queen Emma, Bernice Pauahi Bishop, Princess Kaiulani & Queen Liliuokalani. (*shipping will be reduced… Read more
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STANDING ON NEW GROUND Women in Alberta, Alberta Nature and Culture Series

by Cavanaugh, Catherine A. & Warne, Randi R. (editors)

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Published
1993
Condition
Near Fine
Edition
First Edition
ISBN
9780888642585
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$10.95

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University of Alberta. Near Fine. 1993. First Edition. Softcover. 088864258x . Very nice condition, clean, tight and unmarked. Very light edge/corner wear, a little upturning to corners, price sticker on rear. B/w photos. 202 pages. Alberta women have helped shape and develop the province's landscape for generations. This book explores the activities and contributions that Alberta… Read more
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FEARLESS, the Complete Personal Safety Guide for Women

by Paul Henry Danylewich

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Published
2001
Condition
Very Good+
Edition
First Edition
ISBN
9780802081124
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$9.50

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University of Toronto Press. Very Good+. 2001. First Edition. Softcover. 0802081126 . Ex-library book, but still ing reat condition - sturdy laminated cover and usual ex-lib type markings. Only light wear overall, pages clean and intact. B/w photos. 118 pages. ; 8vo 8" - 9" tall; (*photo shown is a stock photo). "Fearless: The Complete Personal… Read more
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DESPITE THE ODDS Essays on Canadian Women and Science

by Ainley, Marianne Gosztonyi (editor)

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Published
1990
Condition
Very Good
Edition
First Edition
ISBN
9780919890961
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$11.50

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Montreal: Vehicule Press. Very Good. 1990. First Edition. Softcover. 0919890962 . Cover has light edge and corner wear, light soiling to outer edge of pages, a few small scratches/indentations on front cover (indents can be seen on first few pages). Pages clean and unmarked except for previous owner's name on first page and a few small pencil/ink… Read more
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SHOOTING SPORTS FOR WOMEN A Practical Guide to Shotgunning & Riflery for the Outdoorswoman

by Morrow, Laurie and..

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Published
1996
Condition
Very Good+ in Very Good+ dust jacket
Edition
First Edition
ISBN
9780312147334
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$9.95

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St. Martin's Press. Very Good+ in Very Good+ dust jacket. 1996. First Edition. Hardcover. 0312147333 . Ex-library book, but still in great condition - laminated cover and usual ex-lib type markings. Clean and tight pages, overall wear is very light. B/w illustrations. 268 pages. ; 8vo; This is the first book written especially for women interested in… Read more
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DIVING DEEP AND SURFACING Women Writers on Spiritual Quest

by Christ, Carol P.

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Published
1980
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Very Good
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Beacon Press. Very Good. 1980. Softcover. Light wear overall, several pages with yellow highlighting, name written on first page. Inside back cover has a pocket but no other indication of being a library book, 2 price stickers on front. This landmark book continues to offer women fresh sources of reflection and inspiration. Diving Deep and Surfacing… Read more
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