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Pinstripes & Pearls: The Women of the Harvard Law School Class of '64 Who Forged an Old-Girl Network and Paved the Way for Future Generations
""[W]e didn't fully understand what we were getting into -- what obstacles we would encounter, what trails we would blaze....We just knew, from an early age, that we wanted both to serve our country, help make our world a little better and a little safer -- just like our fathers and our brothers -- and to marry; rear honest, happy children; and lead fulfilling personal ...more
Hardcover, 320 pages
Published January 7th 2003 by Scribner Book Company
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I am graduating from Harvard Law School in a few days, and I was very involved in women's issues while I was here, so I have been saving up this book to read for some time. I finally got to it recently, and I was glad to have done so before I leave Cambridge for good. The book chronicles the women of the HLS class of 1964, as they are accepted to, attend, and graduate from Harvard Law and as make their way in life and in the profession afterward. For me, the material in the first half of the ...more
Informative about one class of women. The paths they took were as unique as they. What I found interesting was the point that things were challenging because they are women, and they seemingly took it in stride. They bore through it and in the end persevered.