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  • 28: Stories of Aids In Africa

    By Stephanie Nolen

    Our Price: $15.99
    • Format: Paperback
    • ISBN-13: 9780802716750
    • Publisher: WALKER AND COMPANY
    • Published: May 2008
    Putting a human face on the ravages of AIDS across Africa, an award-winning journalist offers twenty-eight vivid profiles of African men, women, and children caught up in every aspect of the AIDS crisis and looks at the relationship among the AIDS epidemic, famine, and the violent internecine conflicts across the continent. 50,000 first printing.
  • Promised the Moon: The Untold Story of the First Women In the Space Race

    By Stephanie Nolen

    Our Price: $19.99
    • Format: Paperback
    • ISBN-13: 9781568583198
    • Publisher: THUNDER MOUTH PRESS
    • Published: October 2004
    A female world-record-setting pilot, Jerrie Cobb was recruited in 1959 to take the astronaut tests. She excelled, so the doctor who supervised the selection of NASA's Mercury astronauts recruited additional female pilots. Twelve performed exceptionally. Stephanie Nolen tracked down eleven of the surviving "Fellow Lady Astronaut Trainees'' and learned the story of those early days of the space race and the disappointment when, in 1961, the women were grounded.
  • Shakespeare's Face

    By Stephanie Nolen

    Our Price: $25.95
    • Format: Paperback
    • ISBN-13: 9781416567912
    • Publisher: Simon & Schuster
    • Published: June 2007
    A fascinating literary detective story charting the surprising, true history of a recently discovered painting of Shakespeare held by the same family for 400 years -- adding new drama to the Bard's life.When author Stephanie Nolen reported the discovery of the only portrait of William Shakespeare painted while he was alive, the announcement ignited furious controversy around the world.Now, in this provocative biography of the portrait, she tells the riveting story of how a rare image of the young Bard at thirty-nine came to reside in the suburban home of a retired engineer, whose grandmother kept the family treasure under her bed, and how he embarked on authenticating it. The ultimate Antiques Roadshow dream, the portrait has been confirmed by six years of painstaking forensic studies to date from around 1600, and it has not been altered since.

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