Alva Myrdal: A Daughter's Memoir

Front Cover
Addison-Wesley, 1991 - Biography & Autobiography - 375 pages
1 Review
Once described as "the most modern woman in the world", Alva Mydral, diplomat, feminist, winner of the Nobel Peace Prize, and one of the founders of the Swedish welfare state, exemplifies both the triumphs and trials of women in this century. Sissela Bok, Mydral's daughter, has written a poignant, candid, and inspiring account of her mother's influential and exuberantly rich life. 16 pages of photographs.

From inside the book

What people are saying - Write a review

Alva Myrdal: a daughter's memoir

User Review  - Not Available - Book Verdict

Bok, a philosophy teacher at Brandeis University, discusses her mother's life and accomplishments in this new addition to the "Radcliffe Biography'' series. She chronicles Alva's Swedish childhood ... Read full review

Contents

Marriage I
63
America I
85
Illness I
99
Copyright

10 other sections not shown

Other editions - View all

Common terms and phrases

References to this book

All Book Search results »

About the author (1991)

Bok, has been Professor of Philosophy at Brandeis University.

Bibliographic information