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  • ISBN: 9780679456209
  • ISBN: 0679456201
  • Physical Description: print
    xxvi, 276 pages : illustrations ; 24 cm
  • Edition: First edition.
  • Publisher: New York : Random House, [2015]

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Bibliography, etc. Note: Includes bibliographical references (pages [255]-261) and index.
Formatted Contents Note: Road signs -- My father's footsteps -- Talking circles -- Why I don't drive -- One big campus -- When the political is personal -- Surrealism in everyday life -- What once was can be again -- Afterword: coming home.
Summary, etc.: 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 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 feminist icons of the 20th and 21st centuries, here is a memoir of one woman's life-long journey.
Subject: Steinem, Gloria
Feminists United States Biography
Feminism United States
SOCIAL SCIENCE / Women's Studies
HISTORY / Social History
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