[Reading] ➷ Rebel Rose: Life of Rose O'Neal Greenhow, Confederate Spy By Ishbel Ross – E17streets4all.co.uk Rose O Neal Greenhow was adept at political intrigue and often involved in scandal During her long Washington career she knew nine Presidents and was the intimate friend and advisor of one James Bucha Rose O Neal Life of PDF/EPUB ç Greenhow was adept at political intrigue and often involved in scandal During her long Washington career she knew nine Presidents and was the intimate friend and advisor of one James Buchanan But it was the great South Carolina statesman Rebel Rose: Kindle - John C Calhoun who shaped her political philosophy and influenced her to work heart and soul for the Confederacy.
Ishbel Ross, journalist Life of PDF/EPUB ç and biographer, spent her childhood in the Highlands of Scotland, living only ten miles from industrialist Andrew Carnegie s castle Later in life she recalled her childhood in terms of watching the comings and goings of Carnegie s famous Rebel Rose: Kindle - guests and reading classic literatureIn , Ross left Scotland and moved to Canada where she landed a filing job at the Toronto Daily News Ross, who would later be considered New York s best woman reporter, needed nothan six weeks to move up Rose: Life of PDF/EPUB ë the newspaper s ranks from clerical worker to reporter with a front page headline and a byline to her credit, after getting the scoop on Emmeline Pankhurst s visit to CanadaIn , she joined the New York Tribune later the Herald Tribune While Rebel Rose: Life of Rose O'Neal Greenhow, Confederate Spy covering the infamous Stillman divorce, she met and fell in love with Bruce Rae, who was reporting on the case for the New York Times The two married in Montreal in and had one daughter After their marriage Ross and Rae continued working for rival newspapers and frequently covered the same stories The couple made a point of balancing high professional standards and married life In Ross published her first novel, Promenade Deck Encouraged by its success, Ross left the Tribune to pursue a career as a novelist Although Ross wrote fournovels, her work as a biographer ultimately overshadowed her career as a novelist Ross first turned to biography when Stanley Walker, city editor at the Tribune, suggested that she write a book about famous women journalists Her Ladies of the Press traced women s roles in print journalism, covering the range from stunt reporters and sob sisters to social crusaders, foreign correspondents, and editors in chiefRoss went on to complete eighteenworks of nonfiction, most of which considered the lives of famous American women Ross was drawn to women who led unconventional lives She wrote about women who had exciting careers, such as physician Elizabeth Blackwell the founder of the American Red Cross, Clara Barton and Confederate spy Rose O Neal Greenhow Ross emphasized the importance and complexity of women s lives By achieving success as a journalistand biographer, by balancing marriage and professional ambition, Ross herself led a life much like those she deemed worthy of study excerpted from American National Biography, referenced at.
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- Rebel Rose: Life of Rose O'Neal Greenhow, Confederate Spy
- Ishbel Ross
- 06 May 2019 Ishbel Ross