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Marilyn French
Birth date: November 21, 1929
Died: May 02, 2009
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Jules
Jules rated it 8 years ago
I read this years ago and I swear it changed my attitude about what was possible for a woman to have and to refuse. I haven't read it in years but I will re-read it someday for sure. I vaguely remember the movie with Colleen Dewhurst and Lee Remick. Would love to find and watch that again someday!
Chris' Fish Place
Chris' Fish Place rated it 8 years ago
There could be some slightly better editing. For instance, in the start of a section on Russia in the 1970s, French claims that no one died of starvation under the communists. Maybe post-WW II, but I’m not willing to buy such a statement. I wouldn’t buy it about any country in the world. Still, ...
Chris' Fish Place
Chris' Fish Place rated it 8 years ago
3.5While I found this volume to be just as rewarding to read as the first, I had some problems. They are listed below.1. I don't understand the implication that King Phillip's War has the highest death total on American soil. The Civil War had more dead. I will admit that one can advocate that th...
so many books, so little time
so many books, so little time rated it 8 years ago
Some contemporary novels eventually become very instructive as historical ones. The mid-century social trappings have changed and to some extent certain issues like working outside the home have moved toward resolution, but the ingrained assumptions and the violence haven't changed a bit. In a react...
sonjbean
sonjbean rated it 9 years ago
this book was my entry to feminism.
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