Failure Is Impossible: Susan B. Anthony in Her Own Words

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Crown/Archetype, Sep 29, 2010 - Biography & Autobiography - 416 pages
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Juxtaposed with contemporary reports and biographical essays, the words of this legendary suffragist reveal Susan B. Anthony as a loyal, caring friend, and an eloquent, humorous crusader. "More than a collection of well-arranged quotations, the work informs, inspires, and gives historical perspective."--The Houston Post. 33 photos & illustrations.


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"Away with your man-visions! Women propose to reject them all, and begin to dream dreams for themselves," writes Anthony in one selection from this sprightly collection of her correspondence, speeches ... Read full review

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I don't read a lot of biographies, but this is fantastic. Full of primary sources, too. Lynn Sherr is an excellent journalist and author. Read full review

Contents

INTRODUCTION
MISS ANTHONY
SCHOOL DAYS
OH SLAVERY HATEFUL THING
WHAT DO WOMEN WANT?
THE CAUSE
GENERAL ANTHONY
ONE MORE SCREECH FOR FREEDOM
PUBLISH OR PERISH
CURRENT AFFAIRS
GET MONEYGET WEALTH
PERPETUAL MOTION
DIVINE DISCONTENT
THE PLEASURE OF HER COMPANY
SPARROWS SPOONS AND SURNAMES
FOREMOTHERS

THE YEARS OF THE WOMEN
A FINE AGITATION
THE ORIGINAL FREQUENT FLIER
THE SPEAKERESS
THE ENEMY
GENTLEMEN TAKE NOTICE
SISTERHOOD IS POWERFUL
WITH FRIENDS LIKE THESE
DRESSING FOR SUCCESS
THE NEW WOMAN
SAINT SUSAN
FAILURE IS IMPOSSIBLE
EPILOGUE
ACKNOWLEDGMENTS
NOTES
BIBLIOGRAPHY
PHOTO CREDITS ABOUT THE AUTHOR

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Lynn Sherr is the author of the New York Times bestseller Sally Ride: America’s First Woman in Space, and was an award-winning correspondent for the ABC News program 20/20. Sherr is the winner of an Emmy, two American Women in Radio and Television Commendation awards, a Gracie Award, and, among other honors, a George Foster Peabody Award. She lives in New York.

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