Brazen : rebel ladies who rocked the world / Pénélope Bagieu ; [English translation by Montana Kane]
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eBook | First Second, an imprint of Roaring Book Press | 2018 | First American edition.
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First American edition.
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1 online resource (291 pages) : color illustrations
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"Originally published in French by Gallimard in 2016 as Culottées: Des femmes qui ne font que ce quʹelles veulent, tome I and in 2017 as Culottées: Des femmes qui ne font que ce quʹelles veulent, tome II"--Colophon.
Contents
Clementine Delait, Bearded lady -- Nzinga, Queen of Ndongo and Matamba -- Margaret Hamilton, Terrifying actress -- Las Mariposas, Rebel sisters -- Josephina van Gorkum, Obstinate lover -- Loxen, Warrior and shaman -- Annette Kellerman, Mermaid -- Delia Akeley, Explorer -- Josephine Baker, Dancer, French Revolution Resistance Fighter, Matriarch -- Tove Jansson, Painter, creator of Trolls -- Agnodice, Gynecologist -- Leymah Gbowee, Social worker -- Giorgina Reid, Lighthouse keeper -- Christine Jorgensen, Reluctant celebrity -- Temple Grandin, Animal whisperer -- Sonita Alizadeh, Rapper -- Cheryl Bridges, Athlete -- Therésè Clerc, Utopian realist -- Betty Davis, Singer-songwriter -- Nellie Bly, Journalist -- The Shaggs, Rock stars -- Katia Krafft, Volcanologist -- Jesseyln Radack, Lawyer -- Hedy Lamarr, Actress and inventor -- Naziq al-Abid, Activist aristocrat -- Frances Glessner Lee, Crime miniaturist -- Mae Jemison, Astronaut -- Peggy Guggenheim, Lover of modern art.
Summary
With her characteristic wit and dazzling drawings, celebrated graphic novelist Penelope Bagieu profiles the lives of these feisty female role models, some world famous, some little known. From Nellie Bly to Mae Jemison or Josephine Baker to Naziq al-Abid, the stories in this comic biography are sure to inspire the next generation of rebel ladies.
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Translated from the French.
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Culottées. English
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Print version: Bagieu, Pénélope. Culottées. English. Brazen. First American edition. New York : First Second, an imprint of Roaring Book Press, 2018 1626728690 (DLC) 2017941160 (OCoLC)974484628
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9781250307354 (electronic bk.)
125030735X (electronic bk.)
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