The Girl

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West End Press, 2006 - Fiction - 184 pages
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This celebrated novel by one of the leading radical woman writers of the twentieth century is reissued in a format designed for the general reader. Written in 1939, first published in 1978 (by West End Press), The Girl explores the fate of a farm girl who moves to the "dark city" of St. Paul, Minnesota, where she struggles to survive the death of her lover, killed in a bank robbery, and to give birth to her daughter, her hope for a new generation.


"Meridel Le Sueur's work stands, urgent and unique, at that bloody crossroads where politics and culture meet."--Paul Lauter, Trinity College

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Contents

Section 1
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Section 2
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Section 3
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About the author (2006)

Meridel Le Sueur was born into a socialist family in 1900 and lived until 1996, spending most of her life in the Middle West. Her stunning and eloquent works include short stories, novels, popular histories, books for children, poetry, and memoir. Blacklisted during the McCarthy era in the 1950s, Le Sueur regained prominence during the rise of the feminist movement in the 1970s.

Pratt is professor of English at the University of Nebraska, Lincoln.

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