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About the Book

A Tyranny of Petticoats: 15 Stories of Belles, Bank Robbers & Other Badass Girls

Crisscross America --- on dogsleds and ships, stagecoaches and trains --- from pirate ships off the coast of the Carolinas to the peace, love and protests of 1960s Chicago. Join 15 of today’s most talented writers of young adult literature on a thrill ride through history with American girls charting their own course. They are monsters and mediums, bodyguards and barkeeps, screenwriters and schoolteachers, heiresses and hobos. They're making their own way in often-hostile lands, using every weapon in their arsenals, facing down murderers and marriage proposals. And they all have a story to tell.

Audiobook available, narrated by Bahni Turpin.

A Tyranny of Petticoats: 15 Stories of Belles, Bank Robbers & Other Badass Girls
Edited by Jessica Spotswood