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Updated from its original version with an introduction by Ntozake Shange, "Wild Women and Books" is a celebration of perhaps the most revered and radical women writers of history. Beginning with the first recorded writer of either gender, Enheduanna of Sumeria, and ending with acclaimed authors of today, including Toni Morrison and J.K. Rowling, this is a must-read for tho ...more
ebook, 288 pages
Published February 1st 2006 by Conari Press
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Lysia
I found this book while waiting on line the night "Deathly Hallows" came out - nobody except me was prowling the women studies section, despite the fact that it was right next to where the line formed! This was fun to peruse while I waited, and in the end I bought it as well!
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It was pretty amusing and has reminded me of authors I should check out. She gets some facts wrong, but on the whole, interesting.
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