|Statement||[by] Ludmila Pavlova.|
|LC Classifications||HQ1662 .P313|
|The Physical Object|
|Number of Pages||54|
|LC Control Number||76006179|
In the Country of Women is a valuable social history and a personal narrative that reads like a love song to America and indomitable women. In inland Southern California, near the desert and the Mexican border, Susan Straight, a self-proclaimed book nerd, and Dwayne Sims, an African American basketball player, started dating in high school/5(35). In the Country of Women is a valuable social history and a personal narrative that reads like a love song to America and the nation's indomitable women, written by National Book Award finalist and Guggenheim Fellow Susan Straight.4/5. MY OWN COUNTRY is not a perfect book. At times, Verghese goes too far down rabbit trails of marginal relevancy (especially when he describes geography and the routes from one place to another); the book is a tad manipulative; occasionally Verghese, although a truly remarkable person, comes across as a little holier-than-thou; and the Cited by: countrywoman definition: 1. a woman from your own country: 2. a woman who lives in or who comes from the countryside and. Learn more.
Straight's latest book, In the Country of Women, tells the story of the women in her family—her Swiss-German blood relatives and her African American, Indigenous and Creole in . The Women of Copper Country has strong characters, especially some of the women at a time when they weren't supposed to be. This Historical Fiction novel highlights the tensions between wealthy owners and lower socio-economic people (many immigrants) who work for them for almost nothing. Mary Doria Russel is a gifted storyteller who blends Reviews: When my command came to a close, my command sergeant major, who has over 15 years in Special Forces, made a point to tell me, “Ma’am, you’ve changed the way I feel about women . Books shelved as country-romance: Wanted by Kelly Elliott, All Jacked Up by Lorelei James, Lost Rider by Harper Sloan, Unconditional Love by Kelly Elliot.
Book Club Discussion Questions for Short Story and Essay Collections. Which short story/essay did you like best? Which short story/essay did you like least? What similarities do these stories share? How do they tie together? Do you think any of the stories could be expanded into a full-length book? The Men in My Country book. Read 5 reviews from the world's largest community for readers. In the early s, at the watershed age of thirty, Marilyn Ab /5(5). About Welcome to My Country. Lauren Slater, a brilliant writer who is a young therapist, takes us on a mesmerizing personal and professional journey in this remarkable memoir about her work with mental and emotional illness. The territory of the mind and of madness can seem a foreign, even frightening place-until you read Welcome to My Country. Susan Straight’s “In the Country of Women” works in the opposite way: addressed to the author’s three daughters, this is a book that spirals outward, gathering and illuminating stories of.