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Samantha Rising by [Sandel, Charles]
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Length: 420 pages Word Wise: Enabled Enhanced Typesetting: Enabled
Page Flip: Enabled Language: English

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An uplifting, inspiring story, Samantha Rising documents the meteoric rise of a heroine who ascends from humble beginnings as a sharecropper's daughter to become a prominent, celebrated Civil Rights attorney. Set in Central Texas, the narrative runs from 1946 to the early 1970s. After graduating from the University of Texas School of law and becoming a practicing attorney, Samantha defends the rights of persecuted people, vigorously struggles to help women achieve equality in the workplace and to overcome systemic forms of abuse and discrimination. She represents an evolving American Woman, part decorated professional, part caring wife and mother. Eventually known as a legal celebrity, she's summoned to Washington to interview for a position on Jimmy Carter's cabinet as the first Secretary of Education, but she never loses sight of the importance of her role as mother to her two children, nor her obligations to her husband, their father. Her personality and character reveal what's possible in a world where equal access to opportunity exists in a tangible, recognizable form. Samantha possesses rare intelligence and a powerful, transforming gift of grace, one which allows her to perceive ripe opportunity in an instant and seize upon it effortlessly. She astounds and mesmerizes the people around her, capturing their attention easily and captivating them with her presence. As her moods and mindsets change, so does the color of her irises, which morph from silver to green to blue. One aspect of Samantha never alters--she's always on the rise, seeking new, bigger, better cases and clients, ever searching for a way to make the world a place where equality of opportunity reigns supreme. Descriptive, powerful, informative and touching, Samantha Rising provides a clear look at how social and legislative changes opened doors and possibilities for women in America in the second half of the 20th Century. Like a long, soothing song, this literary novel leaves the reader feeling fulfilled, satisfied and motivated to succeed. To learn more about the book and its author and editor, visit SamanthaRising.com.

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  • Format: Kindle Edition
  • File Size: 3226 KB
  • Print Length: 420 pages
  • Sold by: Amazon Australia Services, Inc.
  • Language: English
  • ASIN: B079WPFWKL
  • Text-to-Speech: Enabled
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  • Word Wise: Enabled
  • Screen Reader: Supported
  • Enhanced Typesetting: Enabled
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Amazon.com: 5.0 out of 5 stars 2 reviews
J. Lamar
5.0 out of 5 starsA great book about growing up in Texas.
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