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Life So Far: A Memoir

This book is about Betty Friedan
In "Life So Far: A Memoir," Betty Friedan, the trailblazing feminist who ignited a revolution with "The Feminine Mystique," shares an unflinchingly honest narrative of her life's journey. Published on May 10, 2000, this memoir captures the essence of Friedan's tumultuous yet transformative experiences—from her early days feeling isolated in Peoria, Illinois, to her awakening at Smith College, and her challenging roles as a labor reporter and suburban housewife. Friedan's narrative delves deep into the heart of the women's movement, recounting her pivotal role in founding the National Organization for Women (NOW) and other key institutions like the National Abortion and Reproductive Rights Action League (NARAL) and the National Women's Political Caucus (NWPC). With a reflective voice, she discusses the complex dynamics within the movement, her personal struggles with marriage and motherhood, and her relentless fight for gender equality, racial justice, and voting rights. This memoir is not just a history lesson; it's an invitation to understand the sacrifices made and the courage required to challenge societal norms. Ideal for adult education settings, "Life So Far" provides a powerful lens through which to explore the ongoing fight for social justice and equality.
Published by Simon & Schuster on May 10, 2000
400 pages
ISBN: 9780684807898
Best for readers in Adulthood
This book provides valuable insights into Gender EqualityRacial Justice, and Political Justice, highlighting key issues and advancements within these areas

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