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Uncommon lives : my lifelong friendship with Margaret Mead

Author: Patricia Grinager
Publisher: Lanham, Md. : Rowman & Littlefield, ©1999.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Biography : EnglishView all editions and formats
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"Few women of this century have been more ahead of their time than Margaret Mead. In this vivid and deeply personal portrait of Mead's brilliance, foibles, humor, and private reactions to friends and enemies, Uncommon Lives traces the intertwined lives of two remarkable women. As one of Mead's few life-long confidants, Grinager breaks through Mead's indomitable professional demeanor to reveal the woman behind this  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Biography
Biographies
Additional Physical Format: Online version:
Grinager, Patricia, 1918-
Uncommon lives.
Lanham, Md. : Rowman & Littlefield, ©1999
(OCoLC)607372646
Online version:
Grinager, Patricia, 1918-
Uncommon lives.
Lanham, Md. : Rowman & Littlefield, ©1999
(OCoLC)609155254
Named Person: Margaret Mead; Margaret Mead; Margaret Mead; Margaret Mead; Margaret Mead; Margaret Mead; Margaret (1901-1978) Mead; Margaret (1901-1978) Mead; Margaret Mead
Material Type: Biography
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Patricia Grinager
ISBN: 0847693783 9780847693788
OCLC Number: 40954115
Description: xiii, 273 pages : illustrations ; 24 cm
Contents: Foreword / Dana Raphael --
1. Two Women Meet --
2. Working at the American Museum of Natural History --
3. Margaret Mead, Teacher --
4. On the Lecture Trail --
5. A Palo Alto Houseguest --
6. Margaret Mead, Employment Agent --
7. She Belongs to Everybody --
8. Shadowing Her in Mexico --
9. She Refused to Be Labeled Terminal --
10. She Never Said Good-bye.
Responsibility: Patricia Grinager.

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