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Fireweed

A Political Autobiography (Critical Perspectives On The P)

by Gerda Lerner

  • 103 Want to read
  • 3 Currently reading

Published by Temple University Press .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • American history: postwar, from c 1945 -,
  • Biography: general,
  • European history: Second World War,
  • Political activism,
  • Women"s Studies - General,
  • Social Science,
  • Biography / Autobiography,
  • Sociology,
  • Austria,
  • USA,
  • Historians,
  • Political,
  • Women,
  • Social Science / Women"s Studies

  • The Physical Object
    FormatPaperback
    Number of Pages408
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL8859843M
    ISBN 101592132367
    ISBN 109781592132362

    Fireweed, a Feminist Quarterly, Issue 66 Poetry is Political by Fireweed Collective. and a great selection of related books, art and collectibles available now at Jill Paton Walsh CBE FRSL (born 29 April ) is an English novelist and children's writer. She may be known best for the Peter Wimsey – Harriet Vane mysteries that have completed and continued the work of Dorothy Sayers. 1 Personal life. 3 On writing for children. Lord Peter Wimsey. Children's books. 7 External links.

      The amount of bitterness in fireweed shoots varies unpredictably. In Discovering Wild Plants: Alaska, Western Canada, the Northwest (Alaska Northwest Books ), the best available book on wild Northern edibles, Janice Schofield says, “Soil conditions affect flavor; I’ve found spring shoots rang[ing] from mild to quite bitter.”. In Fireweed, Gerda Lerner, a pioneer and leading scholar in women's history, tells her story of moral courage and commitment to social change with a novelist's skill and a historian's command of context. Lerner's memoir focuses on the formative experiences that made her an activist for social justice before her academic career began. The child of a well-to-do Viennese Jewish 5/5(1).

    First published in , and winner of that year's Book World Festival Award, FIREWEED evokes a time of tin Spitfires, powdered eggs, warm woollen mittens and reading by firelight. Perfect for readers young and old, this book is a beautifully written classic, full of adventure, heroism and British wartime courage.   Fireweed, A Woman's Saga in Gold Rush America, spans fifteen years, to Through sweeping prose and colorful characters, Fireweed creates a vivid and authentic portrait of early California and the promise of the American West. "A coherent and entertaining read of endearing characters. Definitely the best regional novel in years."Pages:


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