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sgcf added a title to their In progress shelf Jan 23 2020
"A new novel from Lisa See, the New York Times bestselling author of The Tea Girl of Hummingbird Lane, about female friendship and family secrets on a small Korean island. Mi-ja and Young-sook, two girls living on the Korean island of Jeju, are...
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sgcf added a title to their For later shelf Jan 21 2020
A historical novel about the Riel insurrection of 1885, largely from the point of view of the Mťis women. It offers an interesting account of the lives of the Mťis women as they move to support their husbands in the battle with Middleton. This...
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sgcf added a title to their For later shelf Jan 20 2020
You don't have to be racist to be biased. Unconscious bias can be at work without our realizing it, and even when we genuinely wish to treat all people equally, ingrained stereotypes can infect our visual perception, attention, memory, and...
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sgcf moved a title to their Completed shelf Jan 09 2020
When her city falls to the Greeks, led by Achilles, Briseis's old life is shattered. Abducted and shipped to the Greek camp on the battleground at Troy, she goes from queen to captive, from free woman to slave, awarded to Achilles as a prize of...
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sgcf made a comment Jan 09 2020
"In this re-telling of Homer’s "The Illiad," we are promised the female perspective. During the end stages of the Trojan war, Queen Briseis sees her husband and brothers killed by Achilles before she is awarded to him as a war trophy/sex slave. But..." Permalink
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