Ella Price's Journal: A Novel
This novel unfolds as a series of entries in the journal of a suburban housewife attending college for the first time at the age of thirty-five. Ella’s growing consciousness begins to shake the foundations of her life, and she comes to the realization that she is irrevocably changed--and that to be true to herself, she must make painful choices.
First published in 1972, Ella Price's Journal is a deeply authentic literary rendering of a woman’s struggle to give voice to what Betty Friedan in The Feminine Mystique called "the problem that has no name,” and a novel that affirms the possibility of growth toward a richly intense and authentic life at any age.
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These two books by Bryant share similar themes: Ella Price's Journal (1972) and Miss Giardino (1978) both tell stories of women whose fates are changed by education late in their lives. Read full review