"The early chapters recall Simone de Beauvoir's Memoirs of a Dutiful Daughter, but later chapters become unfocused as Howe tries to include everything. Nonetheless, a valuable chronicle of a life devoted to ideas and social justice."
A frank, engaging memoir by Feminist Press founder Howe (editor: The Politics of Women's Studies: Testimony from the 30 Founding Mothers
, 2000, etc.) about growing up poor, smart and determined.
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