Life So Far by Betty Friedan
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Life So Far
By Betty Friedan

Life So Far

A Memoir

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Life So Far by Betty Friedan

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It was Betty Freidan herself, in "Life So Far, who spoke about her life and career and told us what it was all like from "the inside. With the unsparing frankness that made "The Feminine Mystique" one of the most influential books of the century, Friedan looked back and told us what it took, and what it cost, to change the world. She took us on an intimate journey through her life, from her lonely childhood to the founding of NOW and her brilliant, contentious, and brave leadership of the Movement. "Life So Far" chronicles the secret underground of women in Washington in the early sixties who drafted Friedan to spearhead an "NAACP" for women, and the daring of many who spoke out against discrimination. Friedan recounts the political infighting and dirty tricks that occurred within the Movement as well as the forces that tried to destroy it and how hard she fought to keep the Movement practical and free of extremism, including "man-hating." Friedan is equally frank about her twenty-two-year marriage to an advertising entrepreneur, which deteriorated into physical abuse. They later reconciled as friends. "Life So Far" is forthright, full of stories and larger-than-life characters, and it is the scope of Friedan's vision and achievements that makes her memoir so important and compelling.

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Book Details

ISBN: 9780743299862
ISBN-10: 0743299868
Format: Paperback
(216mm x 140mm x 23mm)
Pages: 416
Imprint: Simon & Schuster
Publisher: Simon & Schuster
Publish Date: 1-Aug-2006
Country of Publication: United States

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