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The Daughters
  • Author : Joanna Philbin
  • Publisher : Poppy
  • Pages : 304
  • ISBN : 9780316088428
  • Reader Reviews : 13
  • Genre : Young Adult Fiction
  • "Ever wonder what it's really like to grow up in Manhattan with a famous mom or dad? Well, Joanna Philbin is going to tell you. The Daughters is authentic and well-told. Gossip Girl herself would love this new series." --Cecily von Ziegesar, author of the #1 New York Times bestselling series Gossip Girl They didn't ask for fame. They were born with it. The only daughter of supermodel Katia Summers, witty and thoughtful Lizzie Summers likes to stick to the sidelines. The sole heir to Metronome Media and daughter of billionaire Karl Jurgensen, outspoken Carina Jurgensen would rather climb mountains than social ladders. Daughter of chart-topping pop icon Holla Jones, stylish and sensitive Hudson Jones is on the brink of her own music breakthrough. By the time freshman year begins, unconventional-looking Lizzie Summers has come to expect fawning photographers and adoring fans to surround her gorgeous supermodel mother. But when Lizzie is approached by a fashion photographer that believes she's "the new face of beauty," Lizzie surprises herself and her family by becoming the newest Summers woman to capture the media's spotlight. Don't miss this insider's look at what it's like to be the child of a world-famous celebrity, all while trying to navigate the ups and downs of high school.

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    The Daughters: A Novel
  • Author : Adrienne Celt
  • Publisher : W. W. Norton & Company
  • Pages : 256
  • ISBN : 9781631490460
  • Reader Reviews : 3
  • Genre : Fiction
  • Winner of the 2015 PEN Southwest Book Award “Endlessly powerful. . . . Here is one you should not miss, a gratifying feast in lush, lyrical, and full-throated form.”—NPR.org Lulu can't sing. Since the traumatic birth of her daughter, the internationally renowned soprano hasn't dared utter a note. She's afraid that her body is too fragile and that she may have lost her talent to a long-dreaded curse afflicting all of the mothers in her family. When Lulu was a child, her strong-willed grandmother Ada filled her head with fables of the family's enchanted history in the Polish countryside. A fantastical lore took hold—an incantatory mix of young love, desperate hope, and one sinister bargain that altered the family's history forever. Since that fateful pact, Ada tells Lulu, each mother in their family has been given a daughter, but each daughter has exacted an essential cost from her mother. Ada was the first to recognize young Lulu's transcendent talent, spotting it early on in their cramped Chicago apartment, then watching her granddaughter ascend to dizzying heights in packed international concert halls. But as the curse predicted, Lulu's mother, a sultry and elusive jazz singer, disappeared into her bitterness in the face of Lulu's superior talent—before disappearing from her family's life altogether. Now, in the early days of her own daughter's life, Lulu now finds herself weighing her overwhelming love for her child against the burden of her family's past. In incandescent prose, debut novelist Adrienne Celt skillfully intertwines the sensuous but precise physicality of both motherhood and music. She infuses The Daughters with the spirit of the rusalka, a bewitching figure of Polish mythology that inspired Dvorák's classic opera. The result is a tapestry of secrets, affairs, and unimaginable sacrifices, revealing a family legacy laced with brilliance, tragedy, and most mysterious and seductive of all—the resonant ancestral lore that binds each mother to the one that came before.

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    The Daughters of Foxcote Manor
  • Author : Eve Chase
  • Publisher : Penguin
  • Pages : 370
  • ISBN : 9780525542384
  • Reader Reviews : 4
  • Genre : Fiction
  • THE INTERNATIONAL BESTSELLER, “A captivating mystery: beautifully written, with a rich sense of place, a cast of memorable characters, and lots of deep, dark secrets.”—Kate Morton, New York Times bestselling author of The Clockmaker's Daughter “Extraordinary…Absolutely her best yet.”—Lisa Jewell, New York Times bestselling author of The Family Upstairs Three generations. Three daughters. One house of secrets. The truth can shatter everything . . . When the Harrington family discovers an abandoned baby deep in the woods, they decide to keep her a secret and raise her as their own. But within days a body is found in the grounds of their house and their perfect new family implodes. Years later, Sylvie, seeking answers to nagging questions about her life, is drawn into the wild beautiful woods where nothing is quite what it seems. Will she unearth the truth? And dare she reveal it? (Published in the UK as The Glass House) “The Daughters of Foxcote Manor is not really about a murder, or a creepy house, but about families - the ones we're born into, the ones we make and especially the ones we flee.”—The New York Times One of the New York Times "Novels of Suspense and Isolation" One of The Washington Posts' Best New Audiobooks One of Bustle's Most Anticipated Books of Summer One of PopSugar's Best Books of July One of New York Posts Best Books of the Week

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    The Daughters of Ys
  • Author : M. T. Anderson
  • Publisher : First Second
  • Pages : 208
  • ISBN : 162672878X
  • Reader Reviews : 5
  • Genre : Comics & Graphic Novels
  • An Atlantis-like city from Celtic legend is the setting of The Daughters of Ys, a mythical graphic novel fantasy from National Book Award winner M. T. Anderson and artist Jo Rioux. Ys, city of wealth and wonder, has a history of dark secrets. Queen Malgven used magic to raise the great walls that keep Ys safe from the tumultuous sea. But after the queen's inexplicable death, her daughters drift apart. Rozenn, the heir to the throne, spends her time on the moors communing with wild animals, while Dahut, the youngest, enjoys the splendors of royal life and is eager to take part in palace intrigue. When Rozenn and Dahut's bond is irrevocably changed, the fate of Ys is sealed, exposing the monsters that lurk in plain view. M. T. Anderson and Jo Rioux reimagine this classic Breton folktale of love, loss, and rebirth, revealing the secrets that lie beneath the surface.

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    The Daughters of Kobani
  • Author : Gayle Tzemach Lemmon
  • Publisher : Penguin
  • Pages : 289
  • ISBN : 9780525560708
  • Reader Reviews : 2
  • Genre : History
  • A NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLER The extraordinary story of the women who took on the Islamic State and won “The Daughters of Kobani is an unforgettable and nearly mythic tale of women's power and courage. The young women profiled in this book fought a fearsome war against brutal men in impossible circumstances—and proved in the process what girls and women can accomplish when given the chance to lead. Brilliantly researched and respectfully reported, this book is a lesson in heroism, sacrifice, and the real meaning of sisterhood. I am so grateful that this story has been told.” —Elizabeth Gilbert, author of Big Magic and Eat, Pray, Love “Absolutely fascinating and brilliantly written, The Daughters of Kobani is a must-read for anyone who wants to understand both the nobility and the brutality of war. This is one of the most compelling stories in modern warfare.” —Admiral William H. McRaven, author of Make Your Bed In 2014, northeastern Syria might have been the last place you would expect to find a revolution centered on women's rights. But that year, an all-female militia faced off against ISIS in a little town few had ever heard of: Kobani. By then, the Islamic State had swept across vast swaths of the country, taking town after town and spreading terror as the civil war burned all around it. From that unlikely showdown in Kobani emerged a fighting force that would wage war against ISIS across northern Syria alongside the United States. In the process, these women would spread their own political vision, determined to make women's equality a reality by fighting—house by house, street by street, city by city—the men who bought and sold women. Based on years of on-the-ground reporting, The Daughters of Kobani is the unforgettable story of the women of the Kurdish militia that improbably became part of the world's best hope for stopping ISIS in Syria. Drawing from hundreds of hours of interviews, bestselling author Gayle Tzemach Lemmon introduces us to the women fighting on the front lines, determined to not only extinguish the terror of ISIS but also prove that women could lead in war and must enjoy equal rights come the peace. In helping to cement the territorial defeat of ISIS, whose savagery toward women astounded the world, these women played a central role in neutralizing the threat the group posed worldwide. In the process they earned the respect—and significant military support—of U.S. Special Operations Forces. Rigorously reported and powerfully told, The Daughters of Kobani shines a light on a group of women intent on not only defeating the Islamic State on the battlefield but also changing women's lives in their corner of the Middle East and beyond.

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    The Daughters of Ireland
  • Author : Santa Montefiore
  • Publisher : William Morrow Paperbacks
  • Pages : 544
  • ISBN : 0062456881
  • Reader Reviews : 3
  • Genre : Fiction
  • International sensation Santa Montefiore presents the second book in her romantic and unforgettable Deverill Chronicles trilogy, which follows three Irish women through the decades of the twentieth century—perfect for fans of Beatriz Williams and Kate Morton. Perched majestically atop the lush emerald hills of West Cork, Ireland, Castle Deverill has been the home to several generations of the Deverills. But when the castle fell prey to a devastating attack during the Irish revolt, the ancestral home’s survival was at stake—until Celia Mayberry and her husband buy the estate and vow to restore Castle Deverill to its former glory. For Celia, the castle holds many fond childhood memories when she ran through its vast halls with her cousin Kitty Deverill and their cherished friend Bridie Doyle. But not everyone is elated. Although Kitty is grateful to her cousin for purchasing the manor and ensuring it will remain in the family, she cannot help but be wistful for the days when she was the mistress of Castle Deverill. While she is content in her new life with her husband Robert and her adopted son JP, her heart still yearns for Jack O’Leary—the man she cannot have. As Kitty struggles with her choices, she must make a heartbreaking decision that could bring her the greatest joy, but hurt those closest to her. Now wealthy and the toast of the town in New York City, Bridie Doyle has come a long way since she was a young girl in Ireland and the daughter of one of the maids at Castle Deverill. But all her money cannot ease the pain over giving away her baby. When she finds love, she is tempted to return to her beloved homeland—even if it means she will have to face the woman she still longs to seek revenge against. As Celia wastes no time, or expense, in hiring workers to renovate Castle Deverill—even when the country soon finds itself in the midst of the Great Depression—she has no idea that her world is about to be shattered. Now everything that felt so certain is cast into doubt as these daughters of Ireland must find the inner strength to build a new future. “Nobody does epic romance like Santa Montefiore. Everything she writes, she writes from the heart.”—Jojo Moyes, New York Times bestselling author of Me Before You

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    Gather the Daughters
  • Author : Jennie Melamed
  • Publisher : Little, Brown
  • Pages : 352
  • ISBN : 9780316463676
  • Reader Reviews : 11
  • Genre : Fiction
  • Never Let Me Go meets The Giver in this haunting debut about a cult on an isolated island, where nothing is as it seems. Years ago, just before the country was incinerated to wasteland, ten men and their families colonized an island off the coast. They built a radical society of ancestor worship, controlled breeding, and the strict rationing of knowledge and history. Only the Wanderers -- chosen male descendants of the original ten -- are allowed to cross to the wastelands, where they scavenge for detritus among the still-smoldering fires. The daughters of these men are wives-in-training. At the first sign of puberty, they face their Summer of Fruition, a ritualistic season that drags them from adolescence to matrimony. They have children, who have children, and when they are no longer useful, they take their final draught and die. But in the summer, the younger children reign supreme. With the adults indoors and the pubescent in Fruition, the children live wildly -- they fight over food and shelter, free of their fathers' hands and their mothers' despair. And it is at the end of one summer that little Caitlin Jacob sees something so horrifying, so contradictory to the laws of the island, that she must share it with the others. Born leader Janey Solomon steps up to seek the truth. At seventeen years old, Janey is so unwilling to become a woman, she is slowly starving herself to death. Trying urgently now to unravel the mysteries of the island and what lies beyond, before her own demise, she attempts to lead an uprising of the girls that may be their undoing. Gather the Daughters is a smoldering debut; dark and energetic, compulsively readable, Melamed's novel announces her as an unforgettable new voice in fiction.

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    The Daughters of Erietown
  • Author : Connie Schultz
  • Publisher : Random House
  • Pages : 481
  • ISBN : 9780525479352
  • Reader Reviews : 4
  • Genre : Families
  • "In the 1950s, Ellie and Brick are teenagers in love. A basketball star, Brick could escape his abusive father and be the first person in his working-class family to go to college. But when Ellie becomes pregnant, they marry, she gives up her dream of nursing school, and Brick gets a union card instead. This ... novel tells the story of three generations in a working-class family--especially Brick and Ellie's daughter, Samantha"--

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    The Daughters of Yalta
  • Author : Catherine Grace Katz
  • Publisher : Houghton Mifflin
  • Pages : 435
  • ISBN : 9780358117858
  • Reader Reviews : 5
  • Genre : HISTORY
  • "The story of the fascinating and fateful "daughter diplomacy" of Anna Roosevelt, Sarah Churchill, and Kathleen Harriman, three glamorous young women who accompanied their famous fathers to the Yalta Conference with Stalin in the waning days of World War II"--

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    The Daughters Break the Rules
  • Author : Joanna Philbin
  • Publisher : Poppy
  • Pages : 288
  • ISBN : 9780316123204
  • Reader Reviews : 4
  • Genre : Young Adult Fiction
  • Daughters Rule Number Six: Never talk to the press about your parents. After leaking a story about the family business, impetuous high school freshman Carina Jurgensen is cut off by her billionaire father. Always resourceful, she fibs her way into a job as a party planner for New York's annual Silver Snowflake Ball. But when Carina finds out that the party committee expects favors and freebies from her dad's A-list connections, a choice must be made: Does she get real about her downgraded status, or pretend she's still the ultimate heiress? Best friends and fellow daughters of celebrities Lizzie Summers, Carina Jurgensen and Hudson Jones are back in Joanna Philbin's second stylish and heartfelt Daughters novel.

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    The Mothers and Daughters of the Bible Speak
  • Author : Shannon Bream
  • Publisher : HarperCollins
  • Pages : 259
  • ISBN : 9780063225909
  • Reader Reviews :
  • Genre : Religion
  • God always keeps His promises, but not always in the way we expect…. “Have faith” is a phrase we hear all the time. But what does it actually look like to live it out? In The Mothers and Daughters of the Bible Speak, Shannon Bream examines the lives of biblical women to see how God’s plans can turn our worlds upside down. She tells the story of Jochebed, a mother who took enormous risks to protect her son, Moses, from Pharaoh. Could Jochebed have imagined that God’s actual design for her son involved flight into exile and danger? And yet this was all part of the master plan to deliver Israel from slavery. Another biblical mother, Rebekah, made terrible choices in an attempt to ensure her son’s place in history. And a daughter, Michal, struggled to keep her faithless father, Saul, from sin, while battling pride in herself. Through these stories, Shannon explains the intimate connection between faith and family—and how God’s unexpected agenda can redefine the way we think about family. Not all of these mothers and daughters in the Bible were paragons of virtue. Like us, they were human beings who faltered and struggled to do their best. While some heard God’s voice, others chose their own paths. Through the lens of their imperfections, we can see how God used their stories to bring about His divine plans. He’s still doing the same work in our lives today. The Mothers and Daughters of the Bible Speak shows that faith is more often a twisting road than a straight line. Yet, as the stories of biblical families attest, at the end of these journeys lies greater peace and joy than we could ever imagine. Supplemental enhancement PDF accompanies the audiobook.

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    The Rebellion of the Daughters
  • Author : Rachel Manekin
  • Publisher : Princeton University Press
  • Pages : 300
  • ISBN : 9780691194936
  • Reader Reviews :
  • Genre : History
  • The Origins of the "Daughters' Question" -- Religious Ardor: Michalina Araten and Her Embrace of Catholicism -- Romantic Love: Debora Lewkowicz and Her Flight from the Village -- Intellectual Passion: Anna Kluger and Her Struggle for Higher Education -- Rebellious Daughters and the Literary Imagination: From Jacob Wassermann to S. Y. Agnon -- Bringing the Daughters Back: A New Model of Female Orthodox Jewish Education.

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    The Daughter's Tale
  • Author : Armando Lucas Correa
  • Publisher : Simon and Schuster
  • Pages : 336
  • ISBN : 9781501187957
  • Reader Reviews : 8
  • Genre : Fiction
  • From the internationally bestselling author of The German Girl, an unforgettable, “searing” (People) saga exploring a hidden piece of World War II history and the lengths a mother will go to protect her children—perfect for fans of Lilac Girls, We Were the Lucky Ones, and The Alice Network. Seven decades of secrets unravel with the arrival of a box of letters from the distant past, taking readers on a harrowing journey from Nazi-occupied Berlin, to the South of France, to modern-day New York City. Berlin, 1939. The dreams that Amanda Sternberg and her husband, Julius, had for their daughters are shattered when the Nazis descend on Berlin, burning down their beloved family bookshop and sending Julius to a concentration camp. Desperate to save her children, Amanda flees toward the South of France. Along the way, a refugee ship headed for Cuba offers another chance at escape and there, at the dock, Amanda is forced to make an impossible choice that will haunt her for the rest of her life. Once in Haute-Vienne, her brief respite is inter­rupted by the arrival of Nazi forces, and Amanda finds herself in a labor camp where she must once again make a heroic sacrifice. New York, 2015. Eighty-year-old Elise Duval receives a call from a woman bearing messages from a time and country that she forced herself to forget. A French Catholic who arrived in New York after World War II, Elise is shocked to discover that the letters were from her mother, written in German during the war. Her mother’s words unlock a floodgate of memories, a lifetime of loss un-grieved, and a chance—at last—for closure. Based on true events and “breathtakingly threaded together from start to finish with the sound of a beating heart” (The New York Times Book Review), The Daughter’s Tale is an unforgettable family saga of love, survival, and redemption.

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    Will I Ever be Good Enough?
  • Author : Karyl McBride
  • Publisher : Simon and Schuster
  • Pages : 275
  • ISBN : 9781416551324
  • Reader Reviews : 9
  • Genre : Family & Relationships
  • A resource for daughters of mothers with narcissistic personality disorder explains how to manage feelings of inadequacy and abandonment in the face of inappropriate maternal expectations and conditional love, in a step-by-step guide that shares recommendations for creating a personalized program for self-protection and recovery. 50,000 first printing.

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    The Daughters
  • Author : Elizabeth Caroline Grey
  • Publisher : N.a
  • Pages : 410
  • ISBN : OXFORD:590441271
  • Reader Reviews :
  • Genre : Books
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    The Daughters Take the Stage
  • Author : Joanna Philbin
  • Publisher : Poppy
  • Pages : 288
  • ISBN : 9780316125802
  • Reader Reviews : 11
  • Genre : Young Adult Fiction
  • The daughter of chart-topping pop star Holla Jones, stylish and sensitive Hudson Jones is on the brink of her own musical debut. Hudson has inherited her mother's talent, but she hasn't yet embraced Holla's love of the megawatt spotlight. Can Hudson find a way to perform that reflects her own low-key style? Or will Holla see to it that her only daughter becomes a pop music sensation? Go behind the music in this third novel in Joanna Philbin's stylish and heartfelt Daughters series.

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    The Daughters of the Plaza de Mayo
  • Author : David Moshman
  • Publisher : iUniverse
  • Pages : 150
  • ISBN : 9780595409181
  • Reader Reviews :
  • Genre : Fiction
  • In the late 1970s some 30,000 Argentines, mostly young men and women thought to have leftist sympathies, were kidnapped and tortured to death by the military government, which denied what was happening. In response, the mothers of the disappeared came together and marched in Buenos Aires at the Plaza de Mayo, demanding week after week that their children be returned or accounted for. Democracy was finally restored, with promises of truth and justice. As memory gave way to historical amnesia, however, and judicial processes to "reconciliation," the Mothers of the Plaza de Mayo continued to march. "Do not forget," they insisted, "do not forgive." Sixty years later, a nonlocalizable electronic agent that calls itself the Daughters of the Plaza de Mayo emerges on the global Network. No one knows what the Daughters are or what they want. They tell horrifying stories from Argentina and elsewhere. They provide seemingly endless lists of victims' names. They invoke El Eternauta, a comic book character from a space beyond time, to press a moral perspective that demands the impossible. They are singular and plural, informative and obscure, irritating, threatening, unclassifiable, and relentless in the pursuit of their agenda, whatever that may be.

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    The Daughters of Z
  • Author : Ava Candáce Gaines
  • Publisher : Xlibris Corporation
  • Pages : 48
  • ISBN : 9781499008548
  • Reader Reviews :
  • Genre : Self-Help
  • Chosen to Lead Ava Candace' Gaines is an emerging prophetic voice in the Church and for the Kingdom of God. Being rooted in Methodism since birth, she came to know Christ as her Savior at the tender age of five. She has been chosen and called by God to impart, share and serve the people of God with the many gifts and anointing that God has bestowed upon her. Chosen to Serve Pastor Ava was born in Madison, Wisconsin and has lived in many states as a child growing up as her father was in the military, but she calls Texas home as her mother and maternal grandparents were born and raised in East Texas and Texas serves as the state in which she has resided the longest. Pastor Gaines is a graduate of the University of Texas at Dallas, earning a BA in Political Science and a graduate of Perkins School of Theology at Southern Methodist University, earning a MA in Theological Studies. While at SMU, Pastor Gaines established herself as a skillful theologian and master of homiletics. She has been called one of the brightest modem theologians of the 21st century by several of her professors. She has also been praised as an astute Old Testament scholar. Rev. Gaines has proven herself as a superb leader by consistently be selected as Who's Who among Prominent African Americans for seven years. She is a member of the National Association of Black Political Scientist, NAACP, and a proud member of Delta Sigma Theta sorority. Pastor Gaines began serving the people of God in 1986 with her first pastoral appointment at the Independent Springs CME Church in Sherman, Texas. In addition, she has faithfully pastored in East Texas, Virginia, Philadelphia and Alaska. While in Alaska, she heeded to the voice of God and transitioned from the CME Church into the AME Church in 2008. Chosen Minister Rev. Gaines has a twin sister who has also been called by God. She is the daughter of Mrs. Zelma D. Gaines whom she credits for instilling in her Christian values and Godly principles. Pastor Gaines is an accomplished author having written numerous articles for the Christian Index, the official publication of the CME Church and the Washington Post. She had her first book published in 1985, "Anybody can get the Holy Ghost".

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    Report of the National Society of the Daughters of the American Revolution
  • Author : Daughters of the American Revolution
  • Publisher : N.a
  • Pages : 242
  • ISBN : UOM:39015038795087
  • Reader Reviews :
  • Genre : United States
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    The Daughters of Kobani
  • Author : Gayle Tzemach Lemmon
  • Publisher : N.a
  • Pages : 288
  • ISBN : 1800750897
  • Reader Reviews :
  • Genre : Books
  • The extraordinary story of the women who took on the Islamic State and won In 2014, northeastern Syria might have been the last place you would expect to find a revolution centered on women's rights. But that year, an all-female militia faced off against ISIS in a little town few had ever heard of: Kobani. By then, the Islamic State had swept across vast swathes of the country, taking town after town and spreading terror as the civil war burned all around it. From that unlikely showdown in Kobani emerged a fighting force that would wage war against ISIS across northern Syria alongside the United States. In the process, these women would spread their own political vision, determined to make women's equality a reality by fighting - house by house, street by street, city by city - the men who bought and sold women. Based on years of on-the-ground reporting, The Daughters of Kobani is the unforgettable story of the women of the Kurdish militia that improbably became part of the world's best hope for stopping ISIS in Syria. Drawing from hundreds of hours of interviews, bestselling author Gayle Tzemach Lemmon introduces us to the women fighting on the front lines, determined to not only extinguish the terror of ISIS but also prove that women could lead in war and must enjoy equal rights come the peace. Rigorously reported and powerfully told, The Daughters of Kobani shines a light on a group of women intent on not only defeating the Islamic State on the battlefield but also changing women's lives in their corner of the Middle East and beyond.

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    The Daughters of Erietown
  • Author : Connie Schultz
  • Publisher : Random House
  • Pages : 496
  • ISBN : 9780525479499
  • Reader Reviews : 5
  • Genre : Fiction
  • NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLER • Hidden desires, long-held secrets, and the sacrifices people make for family are at the heart of this powerful first novel by the popular Pulitzer Prize–winning journalist. “A moving, unforgettable story about time, progress, and how the mistakes of one generation get repeated or repaired by the next.”—J. Courtney Sullivan, New York Times bestselling author of Saints for All Occasions NAMED ONE OF THE BEST BOOKS OF THE YEAR BY THE WASHINGTON POST AND NEW YORK POST 1957, Clayton Valley, Ohio. Ellie has the best grades in her class. Her dream is to go to nursing school and marry Brick McGinty. A basketball star, Brick has the chance to escape his abusive father and become the first person in his blue-collar family to attend college. But when Ellie learns that she is pregnant, everything changes. Just as Brick and Ellie revise their plans and build a family, a knock on the front door threatens to destroy their lives. The evolution of women’s lives spanning the second half of the twentieth century is at the center of this beautiful novel that richly portrays how much people know—and pretend not to know—about the secrets at the heart of a town, and a family.

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    Date with the Daughters
  • Author : Morsheda Amin
  • Publisher : Xlibris Corporation
  • Pages : 294
  • ISBN : 9781669805120
  • Reader Reviews :
  • Genre : Fiction
  • Life is already abundant with the resources of fulfilling a desire. Fear doesn’t allow people to see the already ready abundance. In this book characters are coming to a realization that fear exists only on a choice point. Once fear is illuminated, characters discover that they were flawlessly abundant in the first place. In the process of discovery, a divorce occurred. But the divorce worked as a catalyst to increase self-esteem in the divorced couple. The kids of the couple are the most benefited because of their parents’ separation.

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    The Daughters of Kobani
  • Author : Gayle Tzemach Lemmon
  • Publisher : Penguin
  • Pages : 296
  • ISBN : 9780525560685
  • Reader Reviews : 2
  • Genre : History
  • A NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLER The extraordinary story of the women who took on the Islamic State and won “The Daughters of Kobani is an unforgettable and nearly mythic tale of women's power and courage. The young women profiled in this book fought a fearsome war against brutal men in impossible circumstances—and proved in the process what girls and women can accomplish when given the chance to lead. Brilliantly researched and respectfully reported, this book is a lesson in heroism, sacrifice, and the real meaning of sisterhood. I am so grateful that this story has been told.” —Elizabeth Gilbert, author of Big Magic and Eat, Pray, Love “Absolutely fascinating and brilliantly written, The Daughters of Kobani is a must-read for anyone who wants to understand both the nobility and the brutality of war. This is one of the most compelling stories in modern warfare.” —Admiral William H. McRaven, author of Make Your Bed In 2014, northeastern Syria might have been the last place you would expect to find a revolution centered on women's rights. But that year, an all-female militia faced off against ISIS in a little town few had ever heard of: Kobani. By then, the Islamic State had swept across vast swaths of the country, taking town after town and spreading terror as the civil war burned all around it. From that unlikely showdown in Kobani emerged a fighting force that would wage war against ISIS across northern Syria alongside the United States. In the process, these women would spread their own political vision, determined to make women's equality a reality by fighting—house by house, street by street, city by city—the men who bought and sold women. Based on years of on-the-ground reporting, The Daughters of Kobani is the unforgettable story of the women of the Kurdish militia that improbably became part of the world's best hope for stopping ISIS in Syria. Drawing from hundreds of hours of interviews, bestselling author Gayle Tzemach Lemmon introduces us to the women fighting on the front lines, determined to not only extinguish the terror of ISIS but also prove that women could lead in war and must enjoy equal rights come the peace. In helping to cement the territorial defeat of ISIS, whose savagery toward women astounded the world, these women played a central role in neutralizing the threat the group posed worldwide. In the process they earned the respect—and significant military support—of U.S. Special Operations Forces. Rigorously reported and powerfully told, The Daughters of Kobani shines a light on a group of women intent on not only defeating the Islamic State on the battlefield but also changing women's lives in their corner of the Middle East and beyond.

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    The Daughters of Suffolk
  • Author : William Jasper Nicolls
  • Publisher : N.a
  • Pages : 332
  • ISBN : UVA:X000296012
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    Proceedings of the ... Continental Congress of the National Society of the Daughters of the American Revolution
  • Author : Daughters of the American Revolution,Daughters of the American Revolution. Continental Congress
  • Publisher : N.a
  • Pages : 948
  • ISBN : NYPL:33433081810768
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  • Genre : United States
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    The Daughters of the Mayflower: Defenders
  • Author : Shannon McNear,MaryLu Tyndall,Kimberley Woodhouse
  • Publisher : Barbour Publishing
  • Pages : 768
  • ISBN : 9781643529387
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  • Genre : Fiction
  • 3 Early American Adventures Mixed with Intrigue and Romance Join the adventure through history, intrigue, romance, and family legacy as the Daughters of the Mayflower series begins with three epic novels. ThePatriot Bride by Kimberley Woodhouse Faith Jackson and Matthew Weber are both working covertly to aid the Patriot cause. But will they be willing to sacrifice all for their fledgling country? The Cumberland Bride by Shannon McNear Thomas Bledsoe and Kate Gruener are traveling the Wilderness Road when the mounting conflict between natives and settlers will require each of them to tap into a well of courage. The Liberty Bride by MaryLu Tyndall Lieutenant Owen Masters and Emeline Baratt meet on a British warship as sworn enemies. Where will Emeline place her loyalties when forced to spy against her country?

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    The Daughters of Isenberg: a Bavarian Romance
  • Author : Alicia Tindal Palmer
  • Publisher : N.a
  • Pages : N.a
  • ISBN : BL:A0024034029
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  • Genre : Books
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    Linage Book of the Charter Members of the Daughters of the American Revolution (revised)
  • Author : Daughters of the American Revolution
  • Publisher : N.a
  • Pages : 374
  • ISBN : UOM:39015027765687
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  • Genre : United States
  • Includes inclusive "Errata for the Linage book."

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    The Daughters of Danaus
  • Author : Mona Caird
  • Publisher : Feminist Press at CUNY
  • Pages : 548
  • ISBN : 1558610154
  • Reader Reviews : 1
  • Genre : Fiction
  • "...Follows the lives of two sisters in a wealthy Scots family. One escapes to a profession in London and eventually a decent marriage while the heroine, Hadria, vows to become a composer in Paris, but is thwarted"--Goodreads.com.

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    The Daughters of England
  • Author : Sarah Stickney Ellis
  • Publisher : N.a
  • Pages : 304
  • ISBN : MINN:31951002031821Y
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  • Genre : Conduct of life
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    Lineage Book of the Charter Members of the Daughters of the American Revolution
  • Author : Daughters of the American Revolution
  • Publisher : N.a
  • Pages : 862
  • ISBN : UCAL:B3024197
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  • Genre : Genealogy
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    Fathers and Daughters in the Hebrew Bible
  • Author : Johanna Stiebert
  • Publisher : OUP Oxford
  • Pages : 288
  • ISBN : 9780191655241
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  • Genre : Religion
  • The father-daughter dyad features in the Hebrew Bible in all of narratives, laws, myths and metaphors. In previous explorations of this relationship, the tendency has been to focus on discrete stories - notable among them, Judges 11 (the story of Jephthah's human sacrifice of his daughter) and Genesis 19 (the dark tale of Lot's daughters' seduction of their father). By taking the full spectrum into account, however, the daughter emerges prominently as (not only) expendable and exploitable (as an emphasis on daughter sacrifice or incest has suggested) but as cherished and protected by her father. Depictions of daughters are multifarious and there is a balance of very positive and very negative images. While not uncritical of earlier feminist investigations, this book makes a contribution to feminist biblical criticism and utilizes methods drawn from the social sciences and psychoanalysis. Alongside careful textual analysis, Johanna Stiebert offers a critical evaluation of the heuristic usefulness of the ethnographic honour-shame model, of parallels with Roman family studies, and of the application and meaning of 'patriarchy'. Following semantic analysis of the primary Hebrew terms for 'father' (אב) and 'daughter' (בת), as well as careful examination of inter-family dynamics and the daughter's role vis-à-vis the son's, alongside thorough investigation of both Judges 11 and Genesis 19, and also of the metaphor of God-the-father of daughters Eve, Wisdom and Zion, Stiebert provides the fullest exploration of daughters in the Hebrew Bible to date.

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    The Daughters Join the Party
  • Author : Joanna Philbin
  • Publisher : Poppy
  • Pages : 288
  • ISBN : 9780316192354
  • Reader Reviews : 7
  • Genre : Young Adult Fiction
  • They didn't ask for fame. They were born with it. In the third Daughters novel, The Daughters Take the Stage, Hudson found her own place in "the family business," aka: show business. Now, for the first time, readers will meet Emma Conway, daughter of a powerful New York State Senator. Emma has never fit into the sweater-set-wearing world of her political family, opting for purple hair and Chuck Taylors to keep herself out of countless photo ops, but when she accidentally lets her father's presidential plans slip on national television, Emma finds herself thrown into the spotlight. Facing pressure to be the perfect First Daughter-in-training, Emma must learn to speak up for herself and for what she believes in. Thankfully, she has her new friends and fellow daughters - Lizzie, Carina, and Hudson - to help her along the way.

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    Daughters of the Resistance
  • Author : Lana Kortchik
  • Publisher : HarperCollins UK
  • Pages : 361
  • ISBN : 9780008364885
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  • Genre : Fiction
  • ‘This book has it all: history, suspense, love, loss, and a wonderful narrative that kept me turning page after page... A stunning novel that I truly love and recommend’ NetGalley Reviewer, 5 stars ___ The USA Today bestseller!

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    Journal of the ... Annual Convention of the Daughters of Union Veterans of the Civil War
  • Author : Daughters of Union Veterans of the Civil War. Dept. of Iowa
  • Publisher : N.a
  • Pages : N.a
  • ISBN : UIUC:30112107096866
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  • Genre : United States
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    Daughters of the Stone
  • Author : Dahlma Llanos-Figueroa
  • Publisher : Macmillan
  • Pages : 337
  • ISBN : 9781429918527
  • Reader Reviews : 1
  • Genre : Fiction
  • Finalist for the PEN/Robert Bingham Fellowship for Writers It is the mid-1800s. Fela, taken from Africa, is working at her second sugar plantation in colonial Puerto Rico, where her mistress is only too happy to benefit from her impressive embroidery skills. But Fela has a secret. Before she and her husband were separated and sold into slavery, they performed a tribal ceremony in which they poured the essence of their unborn child into a very special stone. Fela keeps the stone with her, waiting for the chance to finish what she started. When the plantation owner approaches her, Fela sees a better opportunity for her child, and allows the man to act out his desire. Such is the beginning of a line of daughters connected by their intense love for one another, and the stories of a lost land. Mati, a powerful healer and noted craftswoman, is grounded in a life that is disappearing in a quickly changing world. Concha, unsure of her place, doesn't realize the price she will pay for rejecting her past. Elena, modern and educated, tries to navigate between two cultures, moving to the United States, where she will struggle to keep her family together. Carisa turns to the past for wisdom and strength when her life in New York falls apart. The stone becomes meaningful to each of the women, pulling them through times of crisis and ultimately connecting them to one another. Dahlma Llanos-Figueroa shows great skill and warmth in the telling of this heartbreaking, inspirational story about mothers and daughters, and the ways in which they hurt and save one another.

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    The Murderer's Daughters
  • Author : R.S. Meyers
  • Publisher : Hachette UK
  • Pages : 416
  • ISBN : 9780748115891
  • Reader Reviews : 86
  • Genre : Fiction
  • Sisters Lulu and Merry share a terrible past. When Lulu was only a child, she let her drunken father into the family home and watched him kill her mother - and then turn on six-year-old Merry. Years later, clinging to the wreckage of their childhood, the sisters try to make sense of what happened. Bound by their love for each other but divided by private grief, forgiveness comes at a higher price than either could have imagined. The Murderer's Daughters is a gripping and moving story of the ramifications of one violent act and the endurance of family loyalty - even when it is stretched to the very limit.

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    The Daughters of Mars
  • Author : Thomas Keneally
  • Publisher : Sceptre
  • Pages : 519
  • ISBN : 0340951885
  • Reader Reviews : 17
  • Genre : Fiction
  • "In 1915, two spirited Australian sisters join the war effort as nurses, longing for new horizons. Nothing could have prepared them for the carnage they confront in the Old World, first in the Dardanelles, then on the Western Front. Yet they find courage in the face of extreme danger and become the friends they never were before. And eventually they meet the kind of men worth giving up their precious independence for--if only they survive"--Page 4 of cover.

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    Unto the Daughters
  • Author : Karen Tintori
  • Publisher : St. Martin's Press
  • Pages : 256
  • ISBN : 9781429936002
  • Reader Reviews : 1
  • Genre : Biography & Autobiography
  • Karen Tintori thought she knew her family tree. Her grandmother Josie had emigrated from Sicily with her parents at the turn of the century. They settled in Detroit, and with Josie's nine siblings, worked to create a home for themselves away from the poverty and servitude of the old country. Their descendants were proud Italian-Americans. But Josie had a sister nobody spoke of. Her name was Frances, and at age sixteen she fell in love with a young barber. Her father wanted her to marry an older don in the neighborhood mafia---a marriage that would give his sons a leg up in the mob. But Frances eloped with her barber, and when she returned home a married woman, her fate was sealed. Even eighty years and two generations later, Frances was not spoken of, and her memory was suppressed. Unto the Daughters is a historical mystery and family story that unwraps the many layers of family, honor, memory, and fear to find an honor killing in turn-of-the-century Detroit. Tracing the history and insular world of Italian immigrants back to the old country, Karen Tintori shows what they came from, what they hoped for, and how the hopes and dreams of America fell far short for her great-aunt Frances. "Nearly every family has a skeleton in its closet, an ancestor who "sins" against custom and tradition and pays a double price -- ostracism or worse at the time, and obliteration from the memory of succeeding generations. Few of these transgressors paid a higher price than Frances Costa, who was brutally murdered by her own brothers in a 1919 Sicilian honor killing in Detroit. And fewer yet have had a more tenacious successor than Frances's great-niece, Karen Tintori, who refused to allow the truth to remain forgotten. This is a book for anyone who shares the convinction that all history, in the end, is family history." -Frank Viviano, author of Blood Washes Blood and Dispatches from the Pacific Century "Switching back and forth between rural Sicily and early 20th century Detroit, Unto the Daughters reads like a nonfiction version of the film Godfather II--if it had been told from the point of view of a female Corleone. In exploring her own family's secret history, Karen Tintori gives voice not just to her victimized aunt but to all Italian-American daughters and wives silenced by the power of omerta. Half gripping true-crime story, half moving family memoir, Unto the Daughters is both fascinating and frightening, packed with telling details and obscure folklore that help bring the suffocating world of a Mafia family to life." --Eleni N. Gage, author of North of Ithaka

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    Wives and Daughters
  • Author : Elizabeth Cleghorn Gaskell
  • Publisher : N.a
  • Pages : 336
  • ISBN : OXFORD:600069695
  • Reader Reviews : 1
  • Genre : Children of physicians
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