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Title Behind every great man : the forgotten women behind the world's famous and infamous / Marlene Wagman-Geller.
Author Wagman-Geller, Marlene.
Publication Naperville, Illinois : Sourcebooks, [2015]
Description 356 pages : illustrations ; 21 cm
Call # 920.72 W
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references.
Summary From ancient times to the present, men have gotten most of the good ink. Discover the women who put the world's alpha-males on the map-- the overlooked wives and companions who are just as instrumental in shaping the destinies of their famous-- and infamous-- men. Wagman-Geller introduces you to forty captivating females who have stood behind their legendary partners and helped to humanize them, often at the cost of their own careers, reputations, and happiness.
Contents The enchanted princess : Mrs. Karl Marx -- Senta : Mrs. Richard Wagner -- The importance of being Constance : Mrs. Oscar Wilde -- Ba : Mrs. Mohandas Gandhi -- Doxerl and Johonzel : Mrs. Albert Einstein -- A rose is a rose is a rose is a rose : Mrs. Gertrude Stein -- The stepping stone : Mrs. Bill Wilson -- Life's leading lady : Mrs. Alfred Hitchcock -- I didn't forget you : Mrs. Simon Wiesenthal -- The white horse girl and the blue wind boy : Mrs. Frank Lloyd Wright -- Where light and shadow meet : Mrs. Oskar Schindler -- Tristan und Isolde : Mrs. Salvador DalĂ­ -- Herr Wolff : Mrs. Adolf Hitler -- Fade away : Mrs. Douglas MacArthur -- Madame Butterfly : Mrs. Julius Rosenberg -- The man with the golden pen : Mrs. Ian Fleming -- Beloved infidel : Mrs. F. Scott Fitzgerald -- Any other man : Mrs. Billy Graham -- Here's to you : Mrs. Jackie Robinson -- The lady and the tramp : Mrs. Charlie Chaplin -- Not with mice : Mrs. Pablo Picasso -- Camp Betty : Mrs. Gerald Ford -- The Polish rider : Mrs. Aldous Huxley -- And God walked in : Mrs. C.S. Lewis -- A brief history of love : Mrs. Stephen Hawking -- The book of Ruth : Mrs. Bernie Madoff -- Maza Shelaza : Mrs. Jim Henson -- What's in a name? : Mrs. Malcolm X -- The stolen hours : Mrs. Samuel Beckett -- One hundred times more : Mrs. Nelson Mandela -- Mrs. Blue Eyes : Mrs. Frank Sinatra -- After the fall : Mrs. Arthur Miller -- For remembrance : Mrs. Timothy Leary -- The merry prankster : Mrs. Jerry Garcia -- Set the night on fire : Mrs. Jim Morrison -- Little frog : Mrs. Lech Walesa -- Heart : Mrs. Larry Flynt -- The dragon's roar : Mrs. Stieg Larsson -- The sting : Mrs. Gordon Sumner (Mrs. Sting) -- How deep was their love? : Mrs. Robin Gibb -- Epilogue. The men you knew -- the women you didn't.
Subject Celebrities -- Biography.
Women -- Biography.
Married women -- Biography.
Wives -- Biography.
Man-woman relationships -- History.
Celebrities. (OCoLC)fst00850072
Man-woman relationships. (OCoLC)fst01007080
Married women. (OCoLC)fst01010701
Wives. (OCoLC)fst01176420
Women. (OCoLC)fst01176568
Genre Biography. (OCoLC)fst01423686
History. (OCoLC)fst01411628
ISBN 9781492603054 (paperback) :
1492603058 (paperback) :

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