New biography by Alan R. Tripp honors legacy of feminist wife, Maggie

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‘A Woman with a Mind of her Own’ celebrates one feminist’s independent, loving spirit

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“This is not a conventional biography,” Tripp insists, “but a collage of true incidents, some humorous, some touching, that paint a portrait of Maggie’s unique character and style.

Author Alan R. Tripp married three times, but loved only one woman. First, he and his bride eloped. Then they had a formal double ceremony with the bride’s sister. Twenty-five years later, they renewed their vows. During each ceremony, Tripp stood hand-in-hand with the same beautiful woman, Maggie.

In his unconventional new biography, “A Woman with a Mind of her Own: The Delicious Adventures of Maggie, Who Lived by Her Own Rules as Daughter, Wife, Mother, Businesswoman, Professor, Author, Public Speaker…and True Feminist” (published by Archway Publishing), Tripp pays tribute to his vivacious wife of 73 years, whose take-charge attitude was second only to her giving heart.

“A Woman with a Mind of her Own” offers a series of poignant and often humorous vignettes that showcase Maggie’s free and feminist spirit. An activist during the women’s rights movement of the 1960s and ’70s, Maggie gave speeches and lectures on women’s issues, inspiring both women and men to fight for equal rights for all genders.

“This is not a conventional biography,” Tripp insists, “but a collage of true incidents, some humorous, some touching, that paint a portrait of Maggie’s unique character and style. Like a pointillist painting, the dots come together to reveal the big picture.”

Tripp’s biography shows readers other sides of Maggie’s private life, including her roles as a daughter, mother, friend and loving wife. Through his book, he hopes to inspire readers never to settle for anything less than what they know they can be - just like Maggie.

“A Woman with a Mind of her Own”
By Alan R. Tripp
Hardcover | 5.5 x 8.5 in | 116 pages | ISBN 9781480816169
Softcover | 5.5 x 8.5 in | 116 pages | ISBN 9781480816176
E-Book | 116 pages | ISBN 9781480816183
Available at Amazon and Barnes & Noble

About the Author
Alan R. Tripp has had many careers as an ad executive, songwriter, broadcaster, TV producer and inventor. He previously published “In the Hole!,” “Millions from the Mind” and “Who Needs Hallmark?”

Simon & Schuster, a company with nearly ninety years of publishing experience, has teamed up with Author Solutions, LLC, the leading self-publishing company worldwide, to create Archway Publishing. With unique resources to support books of all kind, Archway Publishing offers a specialized approach to help every author reach his or her desired audience. For more information, visit http://www.archwaypublishing.com or call 888-242-5904.
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