The Resource A woman on the edge of time: : a son investigates his trailblazing mother's young suicide, Jeremy Gavron, (ebook)

A woman on the edge of time: : a son investigates his trailblazing mother's young suicide, Jeremy Gavron, (ebook)

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A woman on the edge of time: : a son investigates his trailblazing mother's young suicide
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A woman on the edge of time:
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a son investigates his trailblazing mother's young suicide
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Jeremy Gavron
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Son investigates his trailblazing mother's young suicide
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eng
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A son's search for his mother, a feminist pioneer, and a casualty of her time. In London, 1965, a brilliant young woman, a prescient advocate for women's rights, has just gassed herself to death, leaving behind a suicide note, two young sons, and a soon-to-be-published book: The Captive Wife. No one had ever imagined that Hannah Gavron might take her own life. Beautiful, sophisticated, and swept up in the progressive '60s, she was a promising academic and the wife of a rising entrepreneur. But there was another side to Hannah, as Jeremy Gavron reveals in this searching portrait of his mother. Gavron, who was just four when his mother killed herself, attempts to piece her life together from letters, diaries, photos, and the memories of old acquaintances. Ultimately, he not only uncovers Hannah's struggle to carve out her place in a man's world; he examines the suffocating constrictions placed on every ambitious woman in the mid-twentieth century
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Midwest
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1961-
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Gavron, Jeremy
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  • 301.092
  • B
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non fiction
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  • Gavron, Hannah
  • Women sociologists
  • Suicide victims
  • Young women
  • Gavron, Jeremy
  • Young women
  • Mothers
  • Suicide
  • Young women
  • Electronic books
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adult
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A woman on the edge of time: : a son investigates his trailblazing mother's young suicide, Jeremy Gavron, (ebook)
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9781615193394
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(electronic bk.)
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MWT11725238
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11725238
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Mode of access: World Wide Web
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A woman on the edge of time: : a son investigates his trailblazing mother's young suicide, Jeremy Gavron, (ebook)
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Publication
Color
multicolored
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unknown
Extent
1 online resource
Form of item
  • online
  • electronic
Governing access note
Digital content provided by hoopla
Isbn
9781615193394
Isbn Type
(electronic bk.)
Publisher number
MWT11725238
Specific material designation
remote
Stock number
11725238
System control number
MWT11725238
System details
Mode of access: World Wide Web

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