A biography is a detailed description or account of someone's life and the times, which is told by a different author. In addition to impersonal facts, it also portrays the subject's experience of those events.
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Provides a biographical profile, surveying significant events in that person's life related to his or her accomplishments in these fields, followed by an up-to-date further reading list on that individual.
Over 100 entries on women from the 17th century to the present who were or are: political activists, filmmakers, professionals, performers, traders, warriors, spiritual leaders, scholars, educators, writers, and artists.