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Written by herself, volume II : women's memoirs from Britain, Africa, Asia, and the United States

Author: Jill K Conway
Publisher: New York : Vintage Books, 1996.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Biography : EnglishView all editions and formats
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With the same penetrating insight that made the New York Times bestseller Written by Herself, Volume I a source of enlightenment for thousands of readers, the author of The Road from Coorain gives readers a fresh new look at the ways women live and write, in a book that never fails to move, inspire, and instruct. Contributors include Isak Dinesen, Vivian Gornick, Gloria Wade-Gayles, Elspeth Huxley, and others.
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Genre/Form: Biography
Material Type: Biography
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Jill K Conway
ISBN: 0679751092 : 9780679751090
OCLC Number: 35647484
Notes: "A Vintage original"--Title page verso.
Description: xv, 684 pages ; 21 cm
Contents: 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.
Other Titles: Written by herself, volume 2
Responsibility: edited and with an introduction by Jill Ker Conway.

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With the same penetrating insight that made the New York Times bestseller Written by Herself, Volume I a source of enlightenment for thousands of readers, the author of The Road from Coorain gives readers a fresh new look at the ways women live and write, in a book that never fails to move, inspire, and instruct. Contributors include Isak Dinesen, Vivian Gornick, Gloria Wade-Gayles, Elspeth Huxley, and others.

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