Katherine Anne Porter (1890 - 1980) was a Pulitzer Prize-winning American journalist, essayist, short story writer, novelist, and political activist
Carmen Laforet- Nada
Clara Louise Maass (1876-1901) worked as an Army nurse in Florida, Cuba, and the Philippines during the Spanish-American War. In 1900, she returned to Cuba and became embroiled in a controversy over the cause of yellow fever. To determine whether it was caused by city filth or the bite of a mosquito, seven volunteers, including Maass, were bitten by the mosquitoes. She survived and several months later she again volunteered, dying of yellow fever at the age of 25.
Ein Mann der schläft
Edith Wharton (1862-1937) presented intriguing insights into the American experience. Author of more than 40 volumes--novels, short stories, poetry, non-fiction--Wharton had a long and remarkable life.
Ein Mensch wird geboren, um zu leben, und nicht, um sich auf das Leben vorzubereiten. (Boris Pasternak)
Pearl S. Book
War es Flucht oder Vertreibung? War Hemingway wirklich vor Castro geflohen? Kuba gibt 3000 Dokumente über den Schriftsteller frei.
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Mary Mahoney was the first African-American woman to study and work as professionally trained nurse. Born in Massachusetts, she was a hospital worker before entering training and receiving a diploma in 1879 from the nursing school of the New England Hospital for Women and Children.