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A Short History of Women

A Short History of Women( )
Author: Walbert, Kate
ISBN:978-1-60285-517-5
Publication Date:Sep 2009
Publisher:Center Point Large Print
Book Format:Hardback
List Price:AUD $63.80
Book Description:

A Short History of Women opens in England in 1915, at the deathbed of Dorothy Townsend, a suffragist and one of the first women to integrate Cambridge University. Dorothy's daughter, Evie, travels America after WWI and becomes a professor of chemistry at Barnard College. Decades later, following the death of her son, Evie's niece, also named Dorothy, defies the ban on photographing the caskets of soldiers killed in Iraq at Dover Air Force base, and is arrested. Both young...
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Book Details
Pages:302
Detailed Subjects: Fiction / Historical / General
Book Weight:0.75 Kilograms
Author Biography
Walbert, Kate (Author)
Kate Walbert has published fiction and articles in the Paris Review, DoubleTake, The New York Times, and numerous other publications. The recipient of fellowships from Yaddo, MacDowell, and the National Endowment for the Arts, as well as a grant from the Connecticut Commission on the Arts, she is the author of "Where She Went," a short story collection. Her most recent novel is called A Short History of Women.

Walbert teaches writing at Yale University and lives in New York City and Branford, Connecticut.

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