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Review:

"When, in the mid-1970s, the trustees of Smith College in Northampton sought a new president — someone to stand up for women's colleges against the encroachment of coeducation — they found their Joan of Arc in Jill Ker Conway." The Boston Globe

Review:

"The ghosts of many an ideological battle haunt these pages, along with the circumspectly reported sorrows and overweening joys of the author's personal life. Through it all shines Conway's own maturing understanding, and her great faith in young people." Bookpage

Review:

"Plainspoken and gracefully written, [readers] will respond to her high ideals, courageous spirit and humanistic philosophy." Publishers Weekly

Review:

"These are engaging scenes from the most public chapter of an accomplished feminist's life." Kirkus Reviews

Product Details

ISBN:
9780679421009
Author:
Conway, Jill Ker
Publisher:
Alfred A. Knopf
Subject:
Women
Subject:
Educators
Subject:
Women's Studies
Subject:
Higher
Subject:
Presidents
Subject:
Social science
Subject:
Smith College
Copyright:
Publication Date:
October 2001
Binding:
Hardcover
Language:
English
Pages:
160
Dimensions:
8.70x5.82x.74 in. .75 lbs.

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Product details 160 pages PENGUIN RANDOM HOUSE - English 9780679421009 Reviews:
"Review" by , "When, in the mid-1970s, the trustees of Smith College in Northampton sought a new president — someone to stand up for women's colleges against the encroachment of coeducation — they found their Joan of Arc in Jill Ker Conway."
"Review" by , "The ghosts of many an ideological battle haunt these pages, along with the circumspectly reported sorrows and overweening joys of the author's personal life. Through it all shines Conway's own maturing understanding, and her great faith in young people."
"Review" by , "Plainspoken and gracefully written, [readers] will respond to her high ideals, courageous spirit and humanistic philosophy."
"Review" by , "These are engaging scenes from the most public chapter of an accomplished feminist's life."
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