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My Life on the Road
My Life on the Road | Gloria Steinem
Gloria Steinem had an itinerant childhood. Every fall, her father would pack the family into the car and they would drive across the country, in search of their next adventure. The seeds were planted: Steinem would spend much of her life on the road, as a journalist, organizer, activist, and speaker. In vivid stories that span an entire career, Steinem writes about her time on the campaign trail, from Bobby Kennedy to Hillary Clinton; her early exposure to social activism in India; organizing ground-up movements in America; the taxi drivers who were "vectors of modern myths" and the airline stewardesses who embraced feminism; and the infinite contrasts, the "surrealism in everyday life" that Steinem encountered as she travelled back and forth across the country. With the unique perspective of one of the greatest feminist icons of the 20th and 21st centuries, here is an inspiring, profound, enlightening memoir of one woman's life-long journey.
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ONH
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“Not even in a movie had I ever seen a wife with a journey of her own. Marriage was always the happy end, not the beginning. It was the 1950s, and I confused growing up with settling down.” 🤱🏻👰🏻🙇🏻‍♀️

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Louise
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This is an interesting #audiobook with stories from Gloria Steinem‘s childhood, life, and career all the way through age 74. I didn‘t know much about her, so it was especially nice to hear about how her worldview developed over time. #feminism Photo: Gloria Steinem and Dorothy Pitman Hughes, photographed by Dan Wynn, 1971.

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Augustdana
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#riotgrams day 13 best dedication. Especially relevant in these scary times

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Cinfhen
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I do no #Justice by allowing books to sit unread on my shelves 🙄These two books both sound excellent. Andy Warhol‘s cross country road trip in the 1960‘s and Gloria Steinem‘s road adventures during the same decade helped influence and shape both their lives. #ShesLeavingHome #BehindTheWheel #MayMovieMagic #BeatleMaynia #StarTrekSummerMay

Megabooks Clever use of the prompt, as always 😘😘 7mo
Cinfhen I‘m trying.... it‘s not going to last too long 🥺 @Megabooks (edited) 7mo
rohit-sawant Awesome multitasking! 🙌🏼 Both books sound interesting. 7mo
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TrishB Good picks 👍🏻 7mo
Cinfhen Thanks @TrishB @rohit-sawant ☺️ 7mo
Suet624 These both sound terrific! 7mo
Eggs Way to go combining challenges!!! @Cinfhen 7mo
gradcat I read the Warhol, but haven‘t read Steinem‘s...maybe hers is better? I didn‘t much care for Davis‘ Warhol book. (edited) 7mo
Cinfhen I think the Steinem‘s book is probably better written because I did skim through the Warhol book @gradcat and the writing wasn‘t very impressive🙄 7mo
readordierachel Great multitasking! 7mo
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Bookish_B
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I'm embarrassed to say this is the first thing I have ever read by Steinem but I'm happy to say I really enjoyed it and I'm sure it won't be the last. So many great stories and lessons! I genuinely feel like I learned a few things from a new "friend." On a side note, someone went to the Flower District this weekend and picked up some flowers. Can you guess who? ?

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With three days at the airport last week, you‘d think I‘d get through my reading. Nope, but I did consume the flight attendant section while in the air. Also, I didn‘t realize how much time Steinem spent in my home state of Oklahoma.

I found this memoir totally engrossing.

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StellarDoc
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I have a couple more in-progress books, so I'm probably not done reading for the year, but I hit my goal! #24B42019 @TheReadingMermaid @Andrew65

Andrew65 Fantastic. Well done. 🥳🥳🥳 11mo
StellarDoc @Andrew65 Thank you! 11mo
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NYRicanHSmama
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This book is so inspiring.

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BookBelle84
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Great book! Gloria Steinem is an intelligent woman who had lived a fascinating life. This book could have doubled in length and would have still kept me entertained. I learned a lot and she gave me more to think about and consider.

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strandbookstore
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Now featuring a timeless collection curated by thee Gloria Steinem! #authorsbookshelf

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DivineDiana
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Something told me to visit the Library Book Store when I stopped by to return my books! #signedcopy

Hooked_on_books Signed! 😮 14mo
DivineDiana @Hooked_on_books I couldn‘t believe it! 14mo
sprainedbrain Awesome! 14mo
DivineDiana @sprainedbrain So happy! ❤️ 14mo
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Beachreader09
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It‘s only been three years that it‘s been on my TBR pile 😒

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This is mine and the hubs #BookHaul from our Barnes & Noble trip today. We cleaned up in the used books and bargain book sections!

RadicalReader @GypsyKat glorious gorgeous colors of book spines 14mo
Texreader Awesome haul!! 14mo
MellieAntoinette Wow! Look how pretty the Riordan‘s stack up!!! 14mo
GypsyKat @RadicalReader @Texreader @MellieAntoinete Aren‘t they pretty? It was so fun! 14mo
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TheBookStacker
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Continuing my excursion into feminist lit and loving every second of it.

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sophierayton
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I just finished my first Gloria Steinem and feel like - Yes! Breathe in the feminism, breathe out the bullshit. 🤩🏋️‍♀️👩‍⚖️

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This is my first introduction to Gloria Steinem and I'm in love! Over the years I knew she was a leading feminist and I'm so glad I'm getting to her a little through her work. I want to read everything she's ever written. Hurray for Gloria!

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ontheBL
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A fabulous memoir about Steinem's life and travels across the US and the world and her experiences with the awesome power of women.

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Tanisha_A
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To being #independent and responsible.

Quote is chosen randomly. Although, I wish to get to the tagged book sometime. #QuotsyJuly18 @TK-421

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ontheBL
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A great memoir about traveling and the people Steinem met.

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Tjackson
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32:52-🌟🌟🌟🌟🌟-I am so glad I bought this book -$1.99 on kindle and read it! She is so inspirational. She is a talented writer with powerful and profound messages. The women‘s movement and civil right movement is fortunate to have her as an organizer and advocate. I must read more about her and watch the documentaries about her. I highly recommend this book!!!

Riveted_Reader_Melissa I really enjoyed this book to, so beautiful and inspiring! 2y
Tjackson @Riveted_Reader_Melissa beautiful and inspiring are great word to describe it. 2y
Riveted_Reader_Melissa I loved it so much, and I listened to it on audiobook. I just went back through your quotes and thought I really should reread it soon. 2y
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Happy Saturday! Since I am unable to sleep, I decided to finish reading the 20 pages of this gem! The last few days have been difficult to focus due to the pain medication, but I think I can get this one completed today. 🤞🏻🤞🏻🤞🏻🤞🏻

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Tjackson
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So disturbing

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Tjackson
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This a great book and she references another great book, Just Mercy. Everyone in US should read Just Mercy! It should be required homework for every citizen.

JHSiess Just Mercy has been on my TBR pile for a long time. Just haven't gotten in the right frame of mind. I've spent a lot of time in San Quentin -- spoken with condemned guys; seen the housing units, yards, gun rails, & the death chamber. Don't know how I feel about the death penalty. 2y
Tjackson @JHSiess I hope it moves to the top. The book is very powerful and thought provoking. I cried more than once. 2y
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❤️❤️❤️❤️❤️❤️❤️❤️❤️❤️❤️! Well said!

britt_brooke 😆👏🏻 2y
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Tjackson
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I agree with this.

mrozzz Yessssssss. I reference this often. 2y
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Tjackson
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Yes, we do!!!! Every single one of us must vote and fight to vote!!! Such an awesome responsibility and the very least we can do.

MariettaSG ❤️❤️❤️ 2y
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Tjackson
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Gloria is a very talented writer and she is very wise!!!!

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Tjackson
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Starting out my day with Gloria and a cup of joe! I had no idea what to expect from this book when I downloaded for $1.99. It was a bargain considering what I am getting out of it. Wonderful, surprising, and shocking stories about some fabulous, brilliant, badass women! I have so many biographies and memoirs to read to learn more.

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Tjackson
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Another awesome quote by a brilliant, passionate women!!!

Chrissyreadit Loved this book! 2y
Tjackson @Chrissyreadit I am ❤️❤️❤️❤️ing it, too!!! 2y
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Tjackson
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Great advice!!!

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Tjackson
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#13inThree is COMPLETED, but I am still reading Gloria‘s wonderful book!!!! Thanks @Samplergal !!!!!

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Tjackson
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A great quote and perfect for graduation season!!!! ....more inclusive than religion- ❤️❤️❤️

CouronneDhiver That‘s an interesting take on grad season. 🤔 I LOVE quotes that make me think 2y
Tjackson @CouronneDhiver this book is full of them!!!! I must read more of her books! 2y
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Tjackson
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I am working on the traveling part now. Maybe I will work on the writing the novels in 5 years or so. Stresa and Milan - June 2018, Prague- November 2018, Athens, Greece -April 2019! I tell my friends I earning a Ph. D in LIFE! Travel is so educational.

TheAnitaAlvarez Prague is one of my favorite cities in Europe! And Athens is lovely and so interesting 💙 2y
Tjackson @TheAnitaAlvarez The more I read about them, the more I fall in love with them. Seeing them will be amazing!!! 2y
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Tjackson
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Enjoying my coffee with Gloria‘s wonderful book!!! As I read there are more things I need to learn about. I am really enjoying it! #13inthree. I read 11 hours Friday and yesterday- only 2 more to go! I got this! @Samplergal

CocoReads 👏 you go! 2y
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Tjackson
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Such a powerful book!!!

LaraReads Preach! 🙌🏻 2y
Becker I enjoyed this so much more than I expected to. I‘m very glad to have read it. 2y
Tjackson @Becker I feel the same way! I am not sure what I expected, but it is such a good read!!! 2y
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Tjackson
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Awesome!!!!!! True!!!!!

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Tjackson
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❤️❤️❤️❤️❤️ Travel does provide a real education!!!

StillLookingForCarmenSanDiego Yaaaassss! Traveling is the best!! 🌎✈ 2y
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#13inthree - I have read 8.5 hours so far. I finished A Year by the Sea and All the Single Ladies. Now, I am startingMy Life on the Road!!! 4% in and I am SUPER excited!!!!

Riveted_Reader_Melissa Great picks! I loved both of those and they go well together. Enjoy!! 2y
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ontheBL
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A great read about Steinem's travels, and the lessons she learned on the road.

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So a few more of my book sale finds. Some biographies, some suspense, some cozies etc... I‘m going to have tons of reading material! 😀🐉

Crazeedi I've read all the *call the midwife* books, before it was a series on PBS. I enjoyed them 2y
Dragon Thanks @Crazeedi I‘ve read book one and I now own book two and three. Yay. 2y
tammysue What a fabulous haul! 😍 2y
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Dragon Thanks @whatshesreadingnow a little bit of everything 👍🐉 2y
Cinfhen Nice finds!!!! 2y
Dragon Thanks @Cinfhen I just love book sales ! 👍🐉😀 2y
rather_be_reading awesome! 😍😍 2y
Dragon Thanks @rather_be_reading it sure was! 😀🐉 2y
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As we are prepping for our move into our new tiny home, I'm throwing out so much junk that idk how we ever accumulated all of it! Less is more, & I totally feel Gloria on this thought!! #quotesofLitsy

Laura317 I‘ve always been intrigued with tiny homes. They seem so freeing. 2y
TheBookKeepers @Laura317 I'm so excited to move in! Ours is a 600 sq ft home but has a sunroom in the front that's an additional 200 sq ft! So not as tiny as some, but still minimalistic for our family of 3! I'll post pics on here as we get everything set up 😍. Definitely makes you evaluate your belongings & I already feel more free shedding these unneeded items! 2y
SqueakyChu Sounds wonderful and lots of fun! (edited) 2y
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Jules7 I‘m preparing for a move as well, but instead gaining 1000 sq feet. I thought as we aged we needed less space, but my 1500 sq ft home is not big enough now that we are grandparents, and looking to possibly care for an aging parent. It‘s not about the stuff, you‘re right. It‘s about who‘s at your table. 2y
arubabookwoman We are preparing to move to a much, much smaller place in a year. It‘s also entirely on the other side of the continent, so we can‘t move very much stuff anyway.☹️ I have #PackingMyLibrary by #AlbertoManguel out of the library now, but haven‘t gotten to it yet. 2y
Laura317 @TheBookKeepers I can‘t wait to see it! 2y
TheBookKeepers @Jules7 exactly!! Ha I totally understand needing room for those grand babies to run around! Wishing you blessings on you move too!! I'm all for large homes as long as they're filled with people & laughter 😍 2y
TheBookKeepers @arubabookwoman Wishing you luck on ur next journey! Moving far distances are definitely stressful. My biggest relocation has been 750 miles, I can't imagine the opposing side of a continent! Tho it will be stressful, remember that it will all be worth the journey! ❤️❤️❤️ 2y
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No better way to celebrate 🎉 #girlpowergiveaway than with this 💎! 😊

StillLookingForCarmenSanDiego True That!! I own but have yet to read it 🙈. Thanks for entering! ♀️✊ 2y
Sg1224 @StillLookingForCarmenSanDiego congrats on your accomplishment & I hope you carve a little space to read it soon. Happy Saturday😎! 2y
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I had a trip out of town today, so I visited Books-A-Million and came home with these goodies. And A new tote bag. And two new bookmarks. Oops. #bookhaul

tammysue 🙌🏻🙌🏻 2y
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Cinfhen Great minds!!!! My choice too 😍 2y
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Cinfhen
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Super excited to win this fabulous box of goodies from @Booksnchill and her furry sidekick Whiskey💕🐶🐾🙌🏻 Thank you sooo much #LittensAreTheBest and I‘m so grateful to be part of this awesome community 😍Bookmark is spectacular in real life❤️

Kaye What all is in the Monkey Crunch ? Sounds good if it has nuts in it. 2y
Mdargusch Nice! 👍🏼 2y
Cinfhen It does have nuts and it‘s a special item from Nashville which is extra cool 😎 @Kaye 😋 2y
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Cinfhen Feeling blessed @Mdargusch 😇😇😇 2y
LeahBergen Lovely! 💕 2y
britt_brooke Nice!! 2y
Booksnchill You got it- hooray!!! 2y
jenmoody23 Awesome! 2y
tammysue Yay!! 😁💕 2y
emilyhaldi How sweet!!! ❤️❤️ 2y
rohit-sawant Wonderful! 💕 2y
TrishB Very cool 👍🏻 2y
Cinfhen Thanks again @Booksnchill now I‘m curious about your art???? 2y
Cathythoughts So lovely ❤️ 2y
Booksnchill @cinfhen I post some places fb oil and water art or instagram rwdemaree. I an going on an art trip April 14 to Santa Fe with Plein Air Magazine and I will post more then as well. You are kind to ask- the bookmarks just came about from litsy swaps with scraps of watercolor paper- glad you like them! 2y
Cinfhen Bookmark is really amazing...I‘m bummed my photo didn‘t really capture the beauty @Booksnchill will check out your art🙌🏻😘 2y
Cinfhen And did you make the postcard as well??? @Booksnchill 2y
Cinfhen Because I‘ll be blown away..... 2y
Booksnchill @cinfhen- no that‘s a set from Amazon I thought was cool to use with littens! 2y
Reviewsbylola What a nice gift!! 2y
kspenmoll Lovely!!! 2y
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Riveted_Reader_Melissa
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It may not be Wednesday, but this is one I needed to recommend anyway. A great read, by an icon, looking back at her life and stories she wanted to share from her life on the road ... it‘s on sale on kindle today, but I originally listened to it on audio, read by Debra Winger if that appeals to you more.

LitsyOwl Why do you mention Wednesday? Confused. Still learning the ropes/rules 🦉 2y
Riveted_Reader_Melissa @LitsyOwl You can post recommendations anytime, there really aren‘t any rules, and sales sometimes are only for one day. But for awhile there was a #Recommendsday tag going around where people just recommended books they loved on Wed. 2y
Riveted_Reader_Melissa @LitsyOwl Today, being Tuesday for some is a #TBRTuesday. The other I‘ve seen regularly is #TBT Throwback Thursdays. But again, there‘s no rule or even common practices, just one‘s I‘ve seen around enough to adopt on my own, if I think of something good to post anyway. 2y
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LitsyOwl Awesome- thank you! Learning as I go and really enjoying it. I do not mind asking questions 🙋🏻‍♀️ 2y
Riveted_Reader_Melissa @LitsyOwl Never be afraid to ask questions, and honestly everyone I‘ve meet here is very friendly and good at answering any I have asked. My best advise starting out is search the books you love, and follow others who have read and loved those books. It tends to help you get a feed going with people who will most likely give you recommendations or be reading things you might be interested in reading. And if you find a great conversation going... 2y
Riveted_Reader_Melissa ... never be afraid to start following people in that conversation either. Once you have some people showing up on your home page, it just grows so quickly and easily. (edited) 2y
LitsyOwl Great advice. 😊 2y
azulaco I already read this in hard copy form, but I‘d love to hear Debra Winger‘s narration! 2y
Augustdana I really liked this book, especially the chapter about Wilma Mankiller‘s legacy (I think that‘s her name). 2y
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Luludoodle
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Hers is an amazing personal story. This book made me want to pack a bag and hit the road! It also made me admire this woman more than I already did.

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vlwelser
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16 hours into my first #24in48 and I finally finished a book. And it is one of the best books ever. Everyone should read this.

BarbaraTheBibliophage I just picked this up on sale. Now I‘m doubly excited for it! 2y
vlwelser @BarbaraTheBibliophage I hope you enjoy it as much as I did. My book club picked this and have been raving about it ever since. Always trust smart ladies who read. 2y
BarbaraTheBibliophage @vlwelser Indeed. That‘s wise advice. 2y
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vlwelser
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Did anyone else do this backwards? Counting down from 24 in my first #24in48. Tagged book is awesome and about to be put aside for a 4 hour library book ban. #MountTBR time!

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Picked this up on a whim as it was in the bargain section of the local Barnes and Noble . Not sure why - I never really knew that much about her other than the fact that she is the grand dame of Feminism . This book is the story of all her life‘s journeys and how the people she has met along the way have helped form her and her beliefs . The world would be a whole lot better if we took a few notes from her and really got to know our fellow man

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