Quotable Woman: Witty, Poignant and Insightful Observations from Notable Women

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More than 300 celebrated women share their insights on a wide range of timeless topics, from love and friendship to ambition and the gender gap.

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More than 300 celebrated women share their insights on a wide range of timeless topics, from love and friendship to ambition and the gender gap.

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Not to be confused with Elaine Partnow's excellent The Quotable Woman 1800- 1981 ( LJ 6/1/83), this compilation of women's wit and wisdom offers an eclectic selection of quotations indexed only by name. The contents are organized under topical headings, i.e., ``challenges,'' ``opportunity,'' ``beauty,'' etc. The lack of a subject or keyword index diminishes this title's usefulness for a reference collection. There are a number of women here not quoted in Partnow's first volume; however many of them can be found in the ``prequel,'' The Quotable Woman: Eve to 1799 ( LJ 12/84). Nearly ten years have passed since the publication of Partnow's first collection: this title does offer recent quotations. The depth of coverage here is limited to two or three, but mostly one quotation per entrant, while Partnow cites more than a few for each. A marginal purchase, perhaps more appropriate as a graduation gift than as an addition to a reference collection. Hopefully Partnow's compilation will be updated in the not-too-distant future.-- Carolyn M. Mu lac, Chicago P.L.
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  • ISBN-13: 9781561380152
  • Publisher: Running Press Book Publishers
  • Publication date: 3/28/1991
  • Pages: 192
  • Product dimensions: 5.72 (w) x 6.54 (h) x 0.72 (d)

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