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The Resource Behind Every Great Man

Behind Every Great Man

Label
Behind Every Great Man
Title
Behind Every Great Man
Statement of responsibility
Marlene Wagman-Geller
Title variation
Behind every great man
Title variation remainder
forgotten women behind the worlds famous and infamous
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Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
Who said men get to monopolize the glory?Discover the little known women who have put the world's alpha males on the map.From ancient times to the present, men have gotten most of the good ink. Yet standing just outside the spotlight are the extraordinary, and overlooked, wives and companions who are just as instrumental in shaping the destinies of their famous—and infamous—men.This witty, illuminating book reveals the remarkable stories of forty captivating females, from Constance Lloyd (Mrs. Oscar Wilde) to Carolyn Adams (Mrs. Jerry Garcia), who have stood behind their legendary partners and helped to humanize them, often at the cost of their own careers, reputations, and happiness. Through fame and its attendant ills—alcoholism, infidelity, mental illness, divorce, and even attempted murder—these powerful women quietly propelled their men to the top and changed the course of history.Meet the untold half of history, including:Alma Reville (Mrs. Alfred Hitchcock)Elena Diakonova (Mrs. Salvador Dali)Winifred Madikizela (Mrs. Nelson Mandela)Ann Charteris (Mrs. Ian Fleming, a.k.a. Mrs. James Bond)Ruth Alpern (Mrs. Bernie Maddoff)And 35 more!
Summary
From ancient times to the present, men have gotten most of the good ink. Yet standing just outside the spotlight are the extraordinary, and overlooked, wives and companions who are just as instrumental in shaping the destinies of their famous—and infamous—men
Storyline
Writing style
Biography type
collective biography
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10416251
Cataloging source
DLC
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Wagman-Geller, Marlene
Dewey number
920.72
Index
index present
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
dictionaries
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  • Biography & Autobiography
  • Nonfiction
Target audience
adult
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forgotten women behind the world's famous and infamous
Label
Behind Every Great Man
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Publication
Dimensions
4 3/4 in. or 12 cm.
Form of item
electronic
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True
Isbn
9781492603061
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True
Specific material designation
optical disk
Label
Behind Every Great Man
Publication
Dimensions
4 3/4 in. or 12 cm.
Form of item
electronic
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True
Isbn
9781492603061
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True
Specific material designation
optical disk

Library Locations

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