The Penguin Book of International Women's Stories

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Kate Figes
Penguin Books, 1997 - Fiction - 462 pages
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Thirty-three short stories from around the globe boldly express the changing concerns and attitudes of women. Mirroring the changes and expectations of women's lives everywhere and reflecting the diversity of their experience, these stories feature a wealth of subject matter and styles and are written by both well-established and undiscovered writers in English and in translation.

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User Review  - dancingwaves - LibraryThing

It was okay. There were few stories in here that made me pay attention and want me to continue reading. There were some gems, but overall, relatively tepid reading. Read full review


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Kate Figes is the author of" Because of her Sex," She writes regularly on parenting issues for London's Times and Guardian. She lives in London. Jean Zimmerman is the coauthor, with Gil Reavill, of" Raising Our Athletic Daughters: How Sports Can Guild Selft-Esteem And Save Girls' LivesS"

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