The Education of a Woman

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The Education of a Woman

The Life of Gloria Steinem

By Carolyn G. Heilbrun

Ballantine Books, Paperback, 9780345406217, 496pp.

Publication Date: October 29, 1996

Description

From one of America's most respected critics comes an acclaimed biography of the controversial feminist. Here, Heilbrun illuminates the life and explores the many facets of Steinem's complex life, from her difficult childhood to the awakening that changed her into the most famous feminist in the world. Intimate and insightful, here is a biography that is as provocative as the woman who inspired it. Photos.



About the Author
Carolyn G. Heilbrun is Avalon Foundation Professor in the Humanities Emerita at Columbia University.