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Almost Touching the Skies

Women"s Coming of Age Stories

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Published by Feminist Press .
Written in English

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  • Biography & Autobiography,
  • Fiction anthologies & collections,
  • Modern fiction,
  • Women authors,
  • Literature - Classics / Criticism,
  • Anthologies (multiple authors),
  • Women,
  • Fiction,
  • United States,
  • Maturation (Psychology),
  • Short Stories (Anthologies),
  • Fiction / Anthologies (multiple authors),
  • American fiction,
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  • Edition Notes

    ContributionsFlorence Howe (Editor), Jean Casella (Editor), Marilyn French (Introduction)
    The Physical Object
    FormatHardcover
    Number of Pages272
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL8606873M
    ISBN 101558612335
    ISBN 109781558612334

      Finding a Book When You've Forgotten Its Title by Gwen Glazer, Communications Novem Check out selected results from NYPL Title Quest , held August 2, , as well as Title Quest This is an update of a previous post by Sharon Rickson. It can be tough to remember the title and author of a book you read a long time ago Author: Gwen Glazer. Bee-Eaters —Multicolored Acrobats of the Skies. By Awake! First they fly down behind and below the insect on its blind side —often almost touching the ground. Then they accelerate slightly, raise their head, and pluck the insect out of the air with their long beak. duties: they help to dig the nest, incubate the eggs and, most.


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Almost Touching the Skies pays tribute to the diversity and vitality of American women writers through more than a century, and to the courage and resilience of young women through a compelling range of life experiences.

Selected from the work of two dozen distinguished writers published by the Feminist Press, these stories explore the resonant theme of coming of age as a/5(9). Almost Touching the Skies pays tribute to the diversity and vitality of American women writers through more than a century, and to the courage and resilience of young women through a compelling range of life experiences.

Selected from the work of two dozen distinguished writers published by the Feminist Press, these stories explore the resonant theme of coming of age as a woman.1/5(1).

Almost Touching The Skies is a book which tell's good stories about different lifestyles that other people can connect with. But there is just too much information about these women's lives that nobody is really going to care about.1/5(1).

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