We Are Our Mothers' Daughters
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In this bestselling collection of essays, renowned news
correspondent Cokie Roberts examines the nature of women's
roles, from mother to mechanic, sister to soldier, through
the illuminating lens of her personal experience. Each essay
introduces us to several of the fascinating women Roberts
has encountered during the course of her reporting career;
Roberts also relates moving anecdotes about the women ion
her life, like her mother, former congresswoman Lindy Boggs.
These intimate portraits of women become the springboard for
more extensive discussions of women's issues, suck as
women's positions in politics, business, motherhood, and
Sensitive, straightforward, and perceptive,
We Are Our Mothers' Daughters celebrates the
diversity of choices and perspectives available to women
today and affirms the bond of female solidarity--a vital,
powerful interconnection among all women, whatever their
background."What is woman's place? That's been the hot
question of my adult life."
Renowned news correspondent,
Cokie Roberts, explores significant issues confronting women
on the cusp of the new millennium, such as the balance of
work and family, the diverse roles of women, and the
connection and distinction between different generations of
women. She addresses these critical topics through the lens
of her reporting career, melding her personal experiences
with the experiences of other exceptional women she has
met.Sensitive, straightforward, and perceptive, We Are
Our Mothers' Daughters celebrates the diversity of
choices and perspectives available to the women of today,
but ultimately affirms a bond of female solidarity -- a
vital, powerful interconnection among all women, whatever
their background. It's an important message, delivered by
one of America's most respected and eloquent journalists.
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