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The Heroine's Bookshelf

Life Lessons, from Jane Austen to Laura Ingalls Wilder

Erin Blakemore (A), Tavia Gilbert (4)

Audio Cassette

List Price: 24.95*
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Other Editions of This Title:
Paperback (11/15/2011)
Hardcover (10/19/2010)
MP3 CD (10/19/2010)
Compact Disc (10/19/2010)
Compact Disc (10/19/2010)

Description

The literary canon is filled with intelligent, feisty, never-say-die heroines and legendary female authors. Like today's women, they too placed a premium on personality, spirituality, career, sisterhood, and family. When their backs were against the wall, characters like Scarlett O'Hara, Jo March, Jane Eyre, and Elizabeth Bennet fought back--sometimes with words, sometimes with gritty actions. Their commonsense decisions resonate even more powerfully in a world where women are forced to return to the basics, paring down and shoring up their resources for what lies ahead. In this compelling book of beloved heroines and the remarkable writers who created them, Erin Blakemore explores how the pluck and dignity of literary characters such as Scout Finch and Jo March can inspire women today.

Blackstone Audiobooks, 9781441761941

Publication Date: October 1, 2010