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In Her Own Words: Women's Memoirs from Australia, New Zealand, Canada, and the United States

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Conway's distillation of women's experience from the British Commonwealth world and the United States includes contributions by Shirley Chisholm, Janet Frame, Rosemary Brown, Dorothy Livesay, Gabrielle Roy, Kim Chernin, and others.
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In Her Own Words: Women's Memoirs from Australia, New Zealand, Canada, and the United States

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Overview

Conway's distillation of women's experience from the British Commonwealth world and the United States includes contributions by Shirley Chisholm, Janet Frame, Rosemary Brown, Dorothy Livesay, Gabrielle Roy, Kim Chernin, and others.
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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9780679781530
  • Publisher: Knopf Doubleday Publishing Group
  • Publication date: 4/1/1999
  • Edition description: 1 ED
  • Edition number: 1
  • Pages: 628
  • Product dimensions: 5.50 (w) x 8.50 (h) x 1.50 (d)

Table of Contents

Introduction
Pt. 1 Australia: I've heard the real train blow
from Hear the Train Blow 3
from Wild Card 39
from My Place 89
Pt. 2 New Zealand: A home in this world
from A Home in This World 173
from An Autobiography 201
from Bonfires in the Rain 247
Pt. 3 Canada: When life itself is the journey, what use is a compass
from Journey with My Selves 295
from Enchantment and Sorrow 328
from Being Brown: A Very Public Life 386
Pt. 4 The United States: Somehow I would tell the world how things were as I saw them
from An Unfinished Woman 475
from Unbought and Unbossed 520
from In My Mother's House 556
Editions Cited 611
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