No rooms of their own: women writers of early California

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Heyday Books in cooperation with Rick Heide, 1992 - Fiction - 344 pages
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Now in its second edition with a new introduction by the editor, this important collection includes writings by Dame Shirley, Josephine Clifford McCrakin, Ina Coolbrith, Ada Clare, and others.

"Full of interesting and entertaining work that has been undeservedly ignored over the years". -- Bloomsbury Review

"The journal entries, stories and poems by fifteen mid-19th-century California women offer fresh and immediate perspectives on their lives and times". -- Publishers Weekly

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