Private Pages: Diaries of American Women 1830s-1970s

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A rare and valuable glimpse into the lives of American women--through their diaries, published here for the first time By turns delightful, poignant, and heartbreaking, these diary entries explore inner landscapes, telling of love, marriage, and motherhood, of religion and family obligation, of the need to break free, to improve oneself, and to make something of one's life. In Private Pages we meet a devoted student in Minneapolis in the 1920s, grappling with the issues of her age; a Midwestern farm wife stuck in a ...

Private Pages: Diaries of American Women 1830s-1970s 1998, Ballantine, New York, NY

ISBN-13: 9780345314710

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