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Writing a woman"s life

by Carolyn G. Heilbrun

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  • 14 Currently reading

Published by Ballantine Books in New York .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Women -- Biography -- History and criticism.,
  • Biography as a literary form.,
  • Autobiography -- Women authors.,
  • Women -- Biography -- Authorship.,
  • Women and literature.

  • Edition Notes

    StatementCarolyn G. Heilbrun.
    SeriesBallantine reader"s circle
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsCT3203 .H44 2002
    The Physical Object
    Pagination144, [12] p. ;
    Number of Pages144
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL2071235M
    ISBN 10034536256X
    LC Control Number88092863
    OCLC/WorldCa20299251

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