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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, a ...more
Hardcover, 492 pages
Published November 13th 1997 by OUP Oxford (first published October 1997)
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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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