Pulaski Skyway Low like the mean dream of Newark the sky must have seemed to its builders. Sex Wars has been added Sex Wars has been added to your wish list. Real crusaders rub shoulders with the fictional in Marge Piercy's new novel. Among them is Freydeh, who lives in a tiny tenement flat with eight others and works at as many jobs as she can handle in hopes of raising enough money to bring her beloved family over to America from Russia. My immediate answer was, without hesitation, Victoria Woodhull.
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Find out more about your family history with the help of Hampshire's archives, libraries and records services. There were strong differences of opinion on contraception and abortion—widely practiced but often officially and publicly condemned. Interweaved with Freydeh's story is a vividly wrought account of the suffragette movement and the fight to secure women's rights. While I loved both these novels, I was sometimes disappointed when the narrative switched its point of view, as I preferred that of a different character. Genre: General Fiction. Depicted as well is the fundamentalist crusader Anthony Comstock, who fought to eliminate sexual expression, pushing for the passage of laws that still haunt our legal system. And she has a dream: someday, she will own a place and a business of her own.
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