A Short History of Women

A Short History of Women

A Novel

Book - 2009/06/16
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Inspired by a suffragist ancestor who starved herself to promote the integration of Cambridge University, Evie refuses to marry and Dorothy defies a ban on photographing the bodies of her dead Iraq War soldier sons, a choice that embarrasses Dorothy's daughters.
Publisher: New York : Scribner, 2009/06/16
Edition: 1st Scribner hardcover ed
ISBN: 9781416594987
Branch Call Number: FICTION WALBERT
Characteristics: 237 p

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stewaroby Sep 04, 2015

One of the New York Times Book Review's 10 Best Books of 2009. The reviewer called it "an exquisite slice of cake."

Nov 09, 2014

The prose is beautifully done but it is a difficult read, maybe because the characters do not connect with the world or with the reader. A good read if you are an English teacher?

skd3 Aug 05, 2011

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