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An uncommon heroine : Scarlett, Edna, Sula—and More Than 20 Other of the Most Remarkable Women in Literature. / Jamie Cox Robertson.

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  • ISBN: 9781440508790 (electronic bk)
  • ISBN: 9781440508783 (electronic bk)
  • Physical Description: 1 online resource
  • Publisher: [Place of publication not identified] : [publisher not identified], 2011.

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Summary, etc.: One is not born a woman, one becomes one. -Simone de BeauvoirLiterature has provided us with some of the most unforgettable women in history. From wives and mothers to daughters and lovers, these women all have one thing in common-they're uncommon heroines. This unique collection includes more than twenty great novel excerpts depicting women young and old, wise and weary, flamboyant and cunning such as:Emma Woodhouse in Emma by Jane AustenJane Eyre in Jane Eyre by Charlotte BrontëHolly Golightly in Breakfast at Tiffany's by Truman CapoteEvelyn Couch in Fried Green Tomatoes by Fannie FlaggCelie in The Color Purple by Alice WalkerThis book celebrates the women we envy, admire, and are inspired by-generation after generation.
Reproduction Note: Electronic reproduction. Iola : Adams Media, 2011. Requires OverDrive Read (file size: N/A KB) or Adobe Digital Editions (file size: 2290 KB) or Adobe Digital Editions (file size: 911 KB) or Amazon Kindle (file size: N/A KB).
Subject: Nonfiction.
Literary Criticism.
Genre: Electronic books.

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