Dangerous Ambition

Rebecca West and Dorothy Thompson; New Women in Search of Love and Power

By Hertog, Susan

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978-0-34545-986-2
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Ballantine


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Reviewed on November 11, 2011

Journalists Rebecca West and Dorothy Thompson stand out as trailblazers, women who struggled to step outside of their prescribed gender roles in the first half of the 20th century to take on issues of international significance. This dual biography traces the parallels between the two women, born in 1890 and friends, as they crafted their voices as writers and public intellectuals. Each f...Log In or Sign Up to Read More

on onNovember 11, 2011  |  LJXpress

Journalists Rebecca West and Dorothy Thompson stand out as trailblazers, women who struggled to step outside of their prescribed gender roles in the first half of the 20th century to take on issues of international significance. This dual biography traces the parallels between the two women, born in 1890 and friends, as they crafted their voices as writers and public intellectuals. Each f...Log In or Sign Up to Read More

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