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Great Dames

What I Learned from Older Women
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Open LibraryOL7586351M
ISBN 100609807099
ISBN 139780609807095
OCLC/WorldCa47051999

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Brenner shares lessons learned from famous older women. Sunday, April 09, The book’s flaw, surprisingly, is sloppiness -- occasional non sequiturs, statements that seem to promise something but are never followed up, confusion about who said what, with too many people.

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The book inspired the series and Palokoff will offer book-signing opportunities.-- New York Times Book Review They are ten outstanding women of the century. Each had an aura, including Thelma Brenner, the first great dame her daughter ever knew.

Their lives were both gloriously individual and yet somehow universal. They were mighty warriors and social leaders, women of aspiration who persevered.Brave Dames, Great Hearts.

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She is also a member of the National Book Critics Circle, The Creative Coalition, PEN, the American Society of.