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Author Steinem, Gloria, author.

Title My life on the road [text (large print)] / Gloria Steinem.

Publication Info. New York : Random House Large Print, [2015]


Location Pub Note Copy No. Status
 Nippersink PLD Adult Large Print - NPLY-11  LP B STE    AVAILABLE
 North Suburban PLD Loves Park Adult Large Print - NSLY-11  B STE    AVAILABLE
Edition First large print edition.
Description xxxi, 395 pages : illustrations ; 24 cm
text txt rdacontent
unmediated n rdamedia
volume nc rdacarrier
Physical Medium large print rda
Summary "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, and the decades spent organizing ground-up movements in America; the taxi drivers who were "vectors of modern myths" and the airline stewardesses who embraced the feminist revolution; and the infinite, surprising contrasts, the "surrealism in everyday life" that Steinem encountered as she traveled 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"-- Provided by publisher.
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references (pages 353-365) and index.
Subject Steinem, Gloria.
Feminists -- United States -- Biography.
Feminism -- United States.
ISBN 9780399567278

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