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Mothers, Sisters, Daughters: Standing on Their Shoulders


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Portraits of 23 extraordinary women whose lives have made, and continue to make, a lasting impact on our world.

They are saints, mystics, martyrs, reformers, poets, missionaries, environmentalists, and mothers from diverse cultures and countries. They include:

Hildegard of Bingen, mystic

Emily Dickinson, poet

Rachel Carson, environmentalist

Lucy Wisdom, anthropologist

Pema Ch dr n, Buddhist nun

Dorothy Stang, Catholic sister

Aung San Suu Kyi, political leader

Wangari Muta Maathai, Nobel Peace Prize winner and 17 others

Here are women upon whose shoulders all women stand. Here are their amazing stories, with haunting reflections by the poet Edwina Gateley and revealing biographies and drawings by Sandra Mattucci.

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