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Two books which shed new light on history—and the present—by revealing often untold stories and reexamining some of our foundational “truths.” Best-selling authors Alexis Coe (You Never Forget Your First: A Biography of George Washington) and Veronica Chambers (Finish the Fight!: The Brave and Revolutionary Women Who Fought for Right the Vote) bring their perspectives not only to the past, but to the present, as they discuss the revolutionary women who fought for the right to vote, and one of the first American revolutionaries, George Washington.
takes a closer look at our first president—and finds he is not quite the man we remember. With irresistible style and warm humor, You Never Forget Your First,
an instant New York Times
bestseller, combines rigorous research and lively storytelling that will have readers—including those who thought presidential biographies were just for dads—inhaling every page.
Who was at the forefront of women’s right to vote? We know a few famous names, like Susan B. Anthony and Elizabeth Cady Stanton, but what about so many others from diverse backgrounds—black, Asian, Latinx, Native American, and more—who helped lead the fight for suffrage? On the hundredth anniversary of the historic win for women’s rights, it’s time to celebrate the names and stories of the women whose stories have yet to be told. Veronica Chambers
‘ New York Times
bestseller, Finish the Fight
, will fit alongside important collections that tell the full story of America’s fiercest women.
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