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A short history of women : a novel

Author: Kate Walbert
Publisher: New York : Scribner, 2009.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Fiction : English : 1st Scribner hardcover edView all editions and formats
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Inspired by a suffragist ancestor who starved herself to promote the integration of Cambridge University, Evie refuses to marry and Dorothy defies a ban on photographing the bodies of her dead Iraq War soldier sons, a choice that embarrasses Dorothy's daughters.
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Genre/Form: Fiction
Romans (teksten)
Material Type: Fiction, Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Kate Walbert
ISBN: 9781416594987 1416594981 9781416594994 141659499X
OCLC Number: 232979253
Description: ix, 239 p. ; 24 cm.
Responsibility: Kate Walbert.
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From a lecture delivered to suffragettes in Victorian England to a playdate on Manhattan's Upper West Side, this provocative work chronicles four generations of women, their aspirations, the limits  Read more...

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"A subtle and profound book, as thought-provoking as it is moving." --Ann Packer, author of "The Dive From Clausen's Pier"

 
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