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Womenfolks, growing up down South

by Shirley Abbott

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Published by Ticknor & Fields in New Haven, Conn .
Written in English

    Places:
  • Southern States,
  • Southern States.
    • Subjects:
    • Women -- Southern States.,
    • Rural women -- Southern States.,
    • Rural poor -- Southern States.,
    • Southern States -- Social conditions.

    • Edition Notes

      StatementShirley Abbott.
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsHQ1438.A13 A32 1983
      The Physical Object
      Pagination210 p. ;
      Number of Pages210
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL3496819M
      ISBN 100899191568
      LC Control Number82016880

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      A native of Hot Springs, Ark., Abbott combines personal reminiscences with a study of traditional women's roles in the southern United States in a book that is both scholarly and intensely personal. WOMENFOLKS GROWING UP DOWN SOUTH. Abbott, Shirley: New Haven: Ticknor & Fields, Cloth and boards. First edition. Inscribed by the author to the principal of the publishing house, "who rescued this book, and me." Fine in dust jacket. Item #WRCLIT Price: $ Add to Cart Ask a Question. William Reese Company;.

      Shirley Jean Abbott Tomkievicz, a magazine editor and writer, achieved her greatest fame for her three volumes of memoirs, which detail the story of her family history and her own coming of age in Hot Springs (Garland County): Womenfolks: Growing Up Down South (), The Bookmaker’s Daughter: A Memory Unbound (), and Love’s Apprentice: The Education of a Modern Woman (), all.   This memoir evokes a girl’s coming of age in a postwar New York City planned, “utopian” community. Eleven Stories High is a memoir of a middle-class New York childhood, the perceptions of a girl growing up in a housing project that she deemed a “utopia of the fifties.” The story follows the process of memory, rather than the conventions of chronology, and explores the concept of Brand: State University of New York Press.


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