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The Leap Years: Women Reflect on Change, Loss, and Love

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Women Reflect on Change, Loss, and Love
Twenty-nine women write of the experiences that have transformed their lives. Essays by Diane Ackerman, Margaret Atwood, Diane Glancy, Joan Halperin, Maxine Kumin, Madeleine L'Engle, Gloria Wade-Gayles, and more appear alongside pieces by exciting upand-coming writers. From Beth Kephart's reassessment of her relationship with the wor
Paperback, 208 pages
Published October 10th 1999 by Beacon Press (first published October 6th 1999)
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Oct 23, 2013 rated it it was ok
I don't think this anthology came together that well. Not all the stories fit in well with their assigned themes. It also could've done with more diversity in terms of backgrounds of the authors. And writing style. Too many of these women sounded the same. While I expect many women to have similar experiences (especially if the women all come from a particular part of the world and age group), I think their voices should still have some distinction from each other, and it seems the editors of th ...more
Feb 19, 2013 rated it it was amazing
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