By Michael S. Maurer
The 19 striking modern Hoosier ladies profiled through Michael S. Maurer—one for every megastar within the Indiana nation flag—are leaders and pioneers who've excelled in quite a few goals, together with legislations, enterprise, philanthropy, executive, drugs, song, artwork, athletics, faith, and schooling. one of the inspiring lifestyles tales are these of the 1st lady named leader pass judgement on of the U.S. District court docket in Indiana, the 1st to set up a Holocaust museum within the country, and the 1st lady elected Indiana's lieutenant governor. Maurer additionally introduces foreign golfing and billiards champions, opera singers, a rabbi, the founders of Vera Bradley Designs and For naked toes, and others. a lot of those girls led heart-pounding lives. All labored challenging, and with zeal, to accomplish their desires. Indiana ladies of each new release will take pleasure in and enjoy their stories.
Sarah Evans Barker
Angela M. Brown
Alecia A. DeCoudreaux
Nancy Shepherd Fitzgerald
Eva Mozes Kor
Patricia R. Miller
Mercy Okanemeh Obeime
Jane Blaffer Owen
Ora Hirsch Pescovitz
Sandy Eisenberg Sasso
Carolyn Y. Woo
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