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Jennie Lee: A Life

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New in paperback, this is the compelling biography of Jennie Lee (1904-1988), the beautiful and passionate daughter of a Scottish miner who rose to become a pioneering woman MP. Regarded as one of the finest political biographies of recent years, this book studies a remarkable woman whose stormy political career culminated in her becoming the first Minister for the Arts, ...more
Hardcover, 492 pages
Published November 13th 1997 by OUP Oxford (first published October 1997)
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Sheila Francis
Aug 12, 2014 rated it really liked it
I really enjoyed the life story of this fiesty woman. Her husband, Nye Bevan, gave us the Health Service and she gave us the Open University. Not a bad legacy.
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