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MARY’S JOURNEY A LIFE IN THE ARTS

Written By: Mary Aversano
  • ID Book : 1479763179
  • Publisher : Xlibris Corporation
  • Number of Pages : 80
  • Genre : Biography & Autobiography
  • Reads : 341
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Mary is no stranger to the theatre. A graduate of Moser Conservatory of Drama, Voice & Music in New York City and a graduate of Empire State College with a degree in Theatre, Film and specialized in Voices/over’s. She teaches Piano, Drama and Voices/Over’s. She taught for 5 years in the Commack & Sayville school districts. She also has appeared in “Lovers &other strangers, “Fiddler on the Roof” “Grease” and was directed by “Brian Dennehy in “Guys & Dolls”. She has appeared on Broadway, off Broadway, Radio, and TV & Stock. Her cast members are all seasoned professionals.

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  • Format : Pdf, ePub, Mobi, Kindle
  • Publisher : St. Martin's Griffin
  • Isbn : 1466866489
  • Pages : 448
  • Category : Biography & Autobiography
  • Reads : 514
  • File Pdf: the-sound-of-wings.pdf

Book Summary:

When Amelia Earhart mysteriously disappeared in 1937 during her attempted flight around the world, she was already known as America's most famous female aviator. Her sense of daring and determination, rare for women of her time, brought her insurmountable fame from the day she became the first woman to cross the Atlantic in an airplane. In this definitive biography, Mary S. Lovell delivers a brilliantly researched account on Earhart's life using the original documents, letters, the logbooks of Earhart and her contemporaries, and personal interviews with members of Amelia's family, friends and rival aviators. The Sound of Wings vividly captures the drama and mystery behind the most influential woman in "The Golden Age of Flight"—from her tomboy days at the turn of the century and her early fascinations with flying, to the unique relationship she shared with G.P. Putnam, the flamboyant publisher and public relations agent who became both her husband and her business manager. It is a revealing biography of an uncommonly brave woman, and the man who both aided and took advantage of her dreams.

Ambiguous Locks

By Roberta Milliken
  • Format : Pdf, ePub, Mobi, Kindle
  • Publisher : McFarland
  • Isbn : 0786487925
  • Pages : 300
  • Category : History
  • Reads : 112
  • File Pdf: ambiguous-locks.pdf

Book Summary:

It has long been said that a woman’s hair is her crowning glory. Indeed, throughout history, hair has remained an important cultural symbol of femininity. In medieval art, iconic images of long, flowing locks can express sexuality, and the cutting of a woman’s hair often signals her feminine misbehavior. Artists of all kinds in the Middle Ages used women’s long hair to manipulate their audience’s estimation of their female figures. This interdisciplinary work explores the significance of women’s hair in literature and art from the medieval period through 1525, putting into historical context the ways in which hair participates in construction of the female identity.

Flower Diary

By Molly Peacock
  • Format : Pdf, ePub, Mobi, Kindle
  • Publisher : ECW Press
  • Isbn : 1773058398
  • Pages : 456
  • Category : Biography & Autobiography
  • Reads : 390
  • File Pdf: flower-diary.pdf

Book Summary:

“Graceful yet precise, poetic yet deeply rooted in research, this exploration of an overlooked painter is gorgeous — a joy to read. Molly Peacock’s insights and empathy with her subject bring to life both Mary Hiester Reid and her luscious flower paintings.” — Charlotte Gray, author of The Massey Murder Molly Peacock uncovers the history of neglected painter Mary Hiester Reid, a trailblazing artist who refused to choose between marriage and a career. Born into a patrician American family in the middle of the nineteenth century, Mary Hiester Reid was determined to be a painter and left behind women’s design schools to enter the art world of men. After she married fellow artist George Reid, she returned with him to his home country of Canada. There she set about creating over 300 stunning still life and landscape paintings, inhabiting a rich, if sometimes difficult, marriage, coping with a younger rival, exhibiting internationally, and becoming well-reviewed. She studied in Paris, traveled in Spain, and divided her time between Canada and the United States where she lived among America’s Arts and Crafts movement titans. She left slender written records; rather, her art became her diary and Flower Diary unfolds with an artwork for each episode of her life. In this sumptuous and precisely researched biography, celebrated poet and biographer Molly Peacock brings Mary Hiester Reid, foremother of painters such as Georgia O’Keefe, out of the shadows, revealing a fascinating, complex woman who insisted on her right to live as a married artist, not as a tragic heroine. Peacock uses her poet’s skill to create a structurally inventive portrait of this extraordinary woman whom modernism almost swept aside, weaving threads of her own marriage with Hiester Reid’s, following the history of empathy and examining how women manage the demands of creativity and domesticity, coping with relationships, stoves, and steamships, too. How do you make room for art when you must go to the market to buy a chicken for dinner? Hiester Reid had her answers, as Peacock gloriously discovers.

Any Kind of Luck at All

By Mary Fairhurst Breen
  • Format : Pdf, ePub, Mobi, Kindle
  • Publisher : Second Story Press
  • Isbn : 1772602027
  • Pages : 232
  • Category : Biography & Autobiography
  • Reads : 325
  • File Pdf: any-kind-of-luck-at-all.pdf

Book Summary:

What was it like growing up as a smart girl in a world of 1970s suburban conformity? What family secrets were hidden behind the vertical blinds and sliding glass doors, or swept under the orange shag carpets? Is it possible to move from married mother-of-two to lesbian feminist activist without passing heartache? In her bittersweet memoir, Mary Fairhurst Breen sketches scenes from a life darkened by four generations of mental illness and addiction. Despite the odds, Mary’s sense of humor and willingness to practice “radical acceptance” see her through the chaos to a life full of friends, art, and the joys of being a grandmother. Ultimately, she must face her greatest challenge of all when her daughter becomes one of the tens of thousands of people every year to die of opioid poisoning. This is a journey of awakening and activism, and a portrait of a life to be celebrated in all its complexity.

My Unsung Psalm

By Katherine Georges
  • Format : Pdf, ePub, Mobi, Kindle
  • Publisher : iUniverse
  • Isbn : 9780595905003
  • Pages : 153
  • Category : Body, Mind & Spirit
  • Reads : 197
  • File Pdf: my-unsung-psalm.pdf

Book Summary:

My Unsung Psalm begins with an invitation for you to experience seeing God for the first time and becoming part of the journey through Katherine's eyes of faith. Through a difficult childhood and a challenging medical history, she knows God is with her, and she is never afraid. It is a rare account of Katherine's feeling of being loved by God and being useful to mankind. She sees beyond her limitations and inspires others to never give up. Sometimes hope can level the playing field of life. We have a chance. We are offered the opportunity to make something of our lives, and that is what I did. "The message of My Unsung Psalm embraces the essence of the water of childhood memories becoming the wine of adult faith. You, the reader, can walk this journey of sadness and joy, and understand God's grace vividly as you turn each page of miracles, intertwining Katherine's circumstances with your own memories. Cherish God's message. Reflect upon this book. Consider the story as a foundation of faith and healing." - Judy McClure "Anyone in the ministry or entering the seminary should read this book." -Mary Bain Pearson "This is Katherine's story; her journey. A journey that begins with God holding her hand and ends with Katherine holding God's hand. It is not about the storms of her life, but rather, about the One who sailed the storms beside her. Her journey will lead you to yours and fill you with Hope! God's Song is love." -Rev. Edward Abell "She writes as beautifully as she paints." -Gloria McKay

Biographical Accounts of Legendary Sports Personalities

By Rachna Bhola 'Yamini',Anita Gaur
  • Format : Pdf, ePub, Mobi, Kindle
  • Publisher : Prabhat Prakashan
  • Isbn : N.a
  • Pages :
  • Category : Biography & Autobiography
  • Reads : 399
  • File Pdf: biographical-accounts-of-legendary-sports-personalities.pdf

Book Summary:

This Combo Collection (Set of 2 Books) includes All-time Bestseller Books. This anthology contains: The Life and Times of Major Dhyanchand The Life and Times of M.C. Mary Kom

A History of Art for Beginners and Students: Painting, Sculpture, Architecture

By Clara Erskine Clement Waters
  • Format : Pdf, ePub, Mobi, Kindle
  • Publisher : Good Press
  • Isbn : N.a
  • Pages : 3881
  • Category : Art
  • Reads : 442
  • File Pdf: a-history-of-art-for-beginners-and-students.pdf

Book Summary:

"A History of Art for Beginners and Students: Painting, Sculpture, Architecture" by Clara Erskine Clement Waters. 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.

My Life's Journey with Bipolar Disorder

By Joann M Stuhr
  • Format : Pdf, ePub, Mobi, Kindle
  • Publisher : Strategic Book Publishing
  • Isbn : 1622126041
  • Pages : 114
  • Category : Biography & Autobiography
  • Reads : 345
  • File Pdf: my-life-s-journey-with-bipolar-disorder.pdf

Book Summary:

My Life's Journey With Bipolar Disorder is the memoir of an extraordinary woman. Joann M. Stuhr writes about the path her life has taken from its farm roots in Iowa to New York, the Pacific Northwest, and on to Europe and Japan. Throughout it all, she had a secret. Joann was living with the condition we now recognize as bipolar disorder. How she coped and lived a successful life as a math teacher and a computer programmer is only part of her fascinating story. She wrote this book "to help others with bipolar disorder to erase the stigma."

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