This Day (Paperback)
Diaries from American Women
Atria Books, 9781582701028, 350pp.
Publication Date: September 1, 2003
Drawn from an extraordinary project in which more than five hundred women from all walks of life kept diaries on a single day, the collective voices reach across experiential, cultural, geographical, and socioeconomic boundaries. While the deliciously intimate details satisfy even the most shameless curiosity, most importantly, this book reveals the extraordinary in the ordinary--those moments that occur throughout any given day and illuminate who we really are as individuals, as women, and as Americans.
This book has entries culled from this extraordinary project, including Kim Gandy, president of NOW; Erika Harold, Miss American 2003; Judi Ehrlich, an L.A. private eye; and Janet Olson, an inmate in Minnesota. It is a vibrant collection that celebrates the diversity of women in America and their lives.
Praise For This Day: Diaries from American Women…
"Intensely entertaining -- I highly recommend this book."
-- Ben Pappas, Us Weekly magazine.
"Filled with funny, fresh, vital voices. So much fun to read! I saw a little of myself on every page, in every woman's story."
-- Lian Dolan, co-host, Satellite Sisters; columnist, O, The Oprah Magazine