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The soul of a woman : on impatient love, long life, and good witches / Isabel Allende.

Allende, Isabel, (author.).

Available copies

  • 7 of 9 copies available at Sage Library System. (Show)
  • 2 of 4 copies available at Umatilla County Public Libraries.
  • 0 of 1 copy available at Pendleton Public Library. (Show)

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0 current holds with 9 total copies.

Summary:

"'When I say that I was a feminist in kindergarten, I am not exaggerating,' begins Isabel Allende. As a child, she watched her mother, abandoned by her husband, provide for her three small children without 'resources or voice.' Isabel became a fierce and defiant little girl, determined to fight for the life her mother couldn't have. As a young woman coming of age in the late 1960s, she rode the second wave of feminism. Among a tribe of like-minded female journalists, Allende for the first time felt comfortable in her own skin, as they wrote 'with a knife between our teeth' about women's issues. She has seen what the movement has accomplished in the course of her lifetime. And over the course of three passionate marriages, she has learned how to grow as a woman while having a partner, when to step away, and the rewards of embracing one's sexuality. So what feeds the soul of feminists--and all women--today? To be safe, to be valued, to live in peace, to have their own resources, to be connected, to have control over our bodies and lives, and above all, to be loved. On all these fronts, there is much work yet to be done, and this book, Allende hopes, will 'light the torches of our daughters and granddaughters with mine. They will have to live for us, as we lived for our mothers, and carry on with the work still left to be finished'." -- from book jacket.
Location Call Number / Copy Notes Barcode Shelving Location Circulation Modifier Age Hold Protection Active/Create Date Status Due Date
Pendleton Public Library 305.42 AL54 (Text) 37801000677896 Adult Non-Fiction Book None 05/13/2021 Checked out 07/06/2021
Hermiston Public Library 305.42 ALL (Text) 37838000735233 Adult Non-Fiction Book Branch_Only_3months 06/18/2021 In process -
Milton-Freewater Public Library 921 Allen (Text) 37862000475400 Adult Non-Fiction Book Branch_Only_3months 03/31/2021 Available -
Umatilla Public Library 305.42 All (Text) 37882001872066 Adult Fiction Book None 03/18/2021 Available -

Record details

  • ISBN: 9780593355626
  • Physical Description: 174 pages ; 20 cm
  • Edition: First edition.
  • Publisher: New York : Ballantine Books, [2021]

Content descriptions

General Note:
"Originally published in Spanish in Spain as Mujeres del alma mia: Sobre el amor impaciente, la vida larga y las brujas buenas by Penguin Random House Grupo editorial, S.A., Barcelona in 2020"--Title page verso.
Summary, etc.:
"'When I say that I was a feminist in kindergarten, I am not exaggerating,' begins Isabel Allende. As a child, she watched her mother, abandoned by her husband, provide for her three small children without 'resources or voice.' Isabel became a fierce and defiant little girl, determined to fight for the life her mother couldn't have. As a young woman coming of age in the late 1960s, she rode the second wave of feminism. Among a tribe of like-minded female journalists, Allende for the first time felt comfortable in her own skin, as they wrote 'with a knife between our teeth' about women's issues. She has seen what the movement has accomplished in the course of her lifetime. And over the course of three passionate marriages, she has learned how to grow as a woman while having a partner, when to step away, and the rewards of embracing one's sexuality. So what feeds the soul of feminists--and all women--today? To be safe, to be valued, to live in peace, to have their own resources, to be connected, to have control over our bodies and lives, and above all, to be loved. On all these fronts, there is much work yet to be done, and this book, Allende hopes, will 'light the torches of our daughters and granddaughters with mine. They will have to live for us, as we lived for our mothers, and carry on with the work still left to be finished'." -- from book jacket.
Language Note:
In English, translated from the Spanish.
Subject: Allende, Isabel.
Feminism.
Self-actualization (Psychology) in women.
Genre: Autobiographies.
Personal narratives.
Nonfiction.
Summary: "'When I say that I was a feminist in kindergarten, I am not exaggerating,' begins Isabel Allende. As a child, she watched her mother, abandoned by her husband, provide for her three small children without 'resources or voice.' Isabel became a fierce and defiant little girl, determined to fight for the life her mother couldn't have. As a young woman coming of age in the late 1960s, she rode the second wave of feminism. Among a tribe of like-minded female journalists, Allende for the first time felt comfortable in her own skin, as they wrote 'with a knife between our teeth' about women's issues. She has seen what the movement has accomplished in the course of her lifetime. And over the course of three passionate marriages, she has learned how to grow as a woman while having a partner, when to step away, and the rewards of embracing one's sexuality. So what feeds the soul of feminists--and all women--today? To be safe, to be valued, to live in peace, to have their own resources, to be connected, to have control over our bodies and lives, and above all, to be loved. On all these fronts, there is much work yet to be done, and this book, Allende hopes, will 'light the torches of our daughters and granddaughters with mine. They will have to live for us, as we lived for our mothers, and carry on with the work still left to be finished'." -- from book jacket.

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