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Written by herself : an anthology

Author: Jill K Conway
Publisher: New York : Vintage Books, 1992-1996.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Biography : English : 1st edView all editions and formats
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"The bestselling author of The Road from Coorain presents an extraordinarily powerful anthology of the autobiographical writings of 25 women, literary predecessors and contemporaries that include Jane Addams, Zora Neale Hurst, Harriet Jacobs, Ellen Glasgow, Maya Angelou, Sara Josephine Baker, Margaret Mead, Gloria Steinem, and Maxine Hong Kingston."--Provided by publisher.
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Genre/Form: Biography
Autobiographies
Additional Physical Format: Online version:
Written by herself.
New York : Vintage Books, 1992-1996
(OCoLC)645825901
Material Type: Biography
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Jill K Conway
ISBN: 0679736336 9780679736332 0679751092 9780679751090
OCLC Number: 25706477
Notes: "A Vintage original"--Title page verso.
Description: 2 volumes ; 21 cm
Contents: v. [1]. Autobiographies of American Women --
--
Harriet Ann Jacobs --
Zora Neale Hurston --
Marian Anderson --
Maya Angelou --y / Margaret Floy Washburn --
Josephine Baker --
Dorothy Reed Mendenhall --
Margaret Morse Nice --
Hortense Powdermaker --
Cecilia Payne Gaposchkin --
Margaret Mead --
Lucy Larcom --
Vida Dutton Scudder --
--. v. 2. Women's Memoirs from Britain, Africa, Asia, and the United States --
--
Margery Perham --
Vera Brittain --
Angelica Garnett --
Isak Dinesen --
Elspeth Huxley --
Mary Benson --
Ruth First --
Emma Mashinini --
Shudha Mazumdar --
Vijaya Lakshmi Pandit --
Meena Alexander --
Vivian Gornick --
Gloria Wade-Gayles --
Edith T. Mirante.
Responsibility: edited and with an introduction by Jill Ker Conway.
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"The bestselling author of The Road from Coorain presents an extraordinarily powerful anthology of the autobiographical writings of 25 women, literary predecessors and contemporaries that include Jane Addams, Zora Neale Hurst, Harriet Jacobs, Ellen Glasgow, Maya Angelou, Sara Josephine Baker, Margaret Mead, Gloria Steinem, and Maxine Hong Kingston."--Provided by publisher.

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