In Full Bloom: Tales of Women in Their Prime

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august house, 1999 - 192 páginas
Here is a celebration of mature women--women whom author Sharon Creeden likens to fully opened blossoms. A professional storyteller, Creeden draws on folktales, her stock-in-trade, to illuminate female heroism and life issues women face, including childbirth, aging, and death.

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FOREWORD by Naomi Baltuck
9
INTRODUCTION
15
SHARING OUR WEALTH
21
PROTECTING OUR DAUGHTERS
31
She went to Jail to Protect Her Daughter
35
DELIVERING OUR BABIES
43
COMFORTING OUR GRIEVING
53
TEACHING OUR CHILDREN
61
DOING OUR PART
83
PRESERVING OUR WISDOM
91
NOT ROSES
97
FIGHTING FOR FREEDOM
105
WELCOMING WIDOWHOOD
111
GETTING THE JOB DONE
119
DEMANDING OUR RIGHTS
129
PREDICTING THE FUTURE
137

LOVING OUR STEPCHILDREN
71
SEEKING JUSTICE
77

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