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Brazen : rebel ladies who rocked the world / P�en�elope Bagieu ; [English translation by Montana Kane]

By: Bagieu, P�en�elope [author.].
Contributor(s): Kane, Montana [translator.].
Material type: TextTextPublisher: New York : First Second, an imprint of Roaring Book Press, 2018Edition: First American edition.Description: 291 pages : color illustrations ; 23 cm.Content type: text | still image Media type: unmediated Carrier type: volumeISBN: 1626728682; 9781626728684.Uniform titles: Culott�ees. English Subject(s): Women -- Biography -- Comic books, strips, etcGenre/Form: Biographical comics. | Nonfiction comics. | Graphic non-fiction.DDC classification: 741.5
Contents:
Clementine Delait, Bearded lady -- Nzinga, Queen of Ndongo and Matamba -- Margaret Hamilton, Terrifying actress -- Las Mariposas, Rebel sisters -- Josephina van Gorkum, Obstinate lover -- Loxen, Warrior and shaman -- Annette Kellerman, Mermaid -- Delia Akeley, Explorer -- Josephine Baker, Dancer, French Revolution Resistance Fighter, Matriarch -- Tove Jansson, Painter, creator of Trolls -- Agnodice, Gynecologist -- Leymah Gbowee, Social worker -- Giorgina Reid, Lighthouse keeper -- Christine Jorgensen, Reluctant celebrity -- Temple Grandin, Animal whisperer -- Sonita Alizadeh, Rapper -- Cheryl Bridges, Athlete -- Ther�es�e Clerc, Utopian realist -- Betty Davis, Singer-songwriter -- Nellie Bly, Journalist -- The Shaggs, Rock stars -- Katia Krafft, Volcanologist -- Jesseyln Radack, Lawyer -- Hedy Lamarr, Actress and inventor -- Naziq al-Abid, Activist aristocrat -- Frances Glessner Lee, Crime miniaturist -- Mae Jemison, Astronaut -- Peggy Guggenheim, Lover of modern art.
Summary: With her characteristic wit and dazzling drawings, celebrated graphic novelist Penelope Bagieu profiles the lives of these feisty female role models, some world famous, some little known. From Nellie Bly to Mae Jemison or Josephine Baker to Naziq al-Abid, the stories in this comic biography are sure to inspire the next generation of rebel ladies.
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Translated from the French.

"Originally published in French by Gallimard in 2016 as Culott�ees: Des femmes qui ne font que ce qu�elles veulent, tome I and in 2017 as Culott�ees: Des femmes qui ne font que ce qu�elles veulent, tome II"--Colophon.

Clementine Delait, Bearded lady -- Nzinga, Queen of Ndongo and Matamba -- Margaret Hamilton, Terrifying actress -- Las Mariposas, Rebel sisters -- Josephina van Gorkum, Obstinate lover -- Loxen, Warrior and shaman -- Annette Kellerman, Mermaid -- Delia Akeley, Explorer -- Josephine Baker, Dancer, French Revolution Resistance Fighter, Matriarch -- Tove Jansson, Painter, creator of Trolls -- Agnodice, Gynecologist -- Leymah Gbowee, Social worker -- Giorgina Reid, Lighthouse keeper -- Christine Jorgensen, Reluctant celebrity -- Temple Grandin, Animal whisperer -- Sonita Alizadeh, Rapper -- Cheryl Bridges, Athlete -- Ther�es�e Clerc, Utopian realist -- Betty Davis, Singer-songwriter -- Nellie Bly, Journalist -- The Shaggs, Rock stars -- Katia Krafft, Volcanologist -- Jesseyln Radack, Lawyer -- Hedy Lamarr, Actress and inventor -- Naziq al-Abid, Activist aristocrat -- Frances Glessner Lee, Crime miniaturist -- Mae Jemison, Astronaut -- Peggy Guggenheim, Lover of modern art.

With her characteristic wit and dazzling drawings, celebrated graphic novelist Penelope Bagieu profiles the lives of these feisty female role models, some world famous, some little known. From Nellie Bly to Mae Jemison or Josephine Baker to Naziq al-Abid, the stories in this comic biography are sure to inspire the next generation of rebel ladies.

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