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The new woman warriors handbook

not for women only

by Marjorie Curtis

  • 254 Want to read
  • 12 Currently reading

Published by IWP Pub. in Menlo Park, CA .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Women

  • Edition Notes

    Includes bibliographical references (p. 153-155).

    StatementMarjorie Curtis
    The Physical Object
    Pagination155 p. ;
    Number of Pages155
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL24946337M
    ISBN 100914766791
    ISBN 109780914766797
    LC Control Number82080635
    OCLC/WorldCa9120253

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author Maxine Hong Kingston. type of work Memoir. genre Autobiography; ethnic or collective autobiography-biography; fiction-fantasy; myth-epic; ghost story. language English. time and place written Hawaii, – date of first publication publisher Alfred A.

Knopf. narrator Kingston herself is the narrator, at.