The Women's Room: A Novel

Type
Book
Authors
ISBN 10
0143114506 
ISBN 13
9780143114505 
Category
Novels & Short Stories  [ Browse Items ]
Publication Year
2009 
Publisher
Pages
496 
Abstract
 
Description
The twenty-one-million copy bestseller-available again for a new generation of readers Originally published in 1977, The Women's Room was a novel that-for the first time-expressed the inner lives of women who left education and professional advancement behind to marry in the 1950s, only to find themselves adrift and unable to support themselves after divorce in the 1970s. Some became destitute, a few went insane. But many went back to school in the heyday of the Women's Liberation movement, and were swept up in the promise of equality for both sexes. Marilyn French's characters represent this wide cross section of American women, and her wry and pointed voice gives depth and emotional intensity to this timeless book that remains controversial and completely relevant. - from Amzon 
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