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Women

Women( )
Author: Leibovitz, Annie
Sontag, Susan
ISBN:978-0-224-06137-7
Publication Date:Nov 2000
Publisher:Penguin Random House
Imprint:Vintage
Book Format:Paperback
List Price:AUD $79.95
Book Description:

'Who are we?' asks Susan Sontag. The 'we' encompasses a broad spectrum. The women in this book include the anonymous, chief justices, strippers, aerospace engineers, athletes, scientists, and the First Lady. It is an anthology of women which culminates in a great portrait of women of all races and religions, at the end of the century. It is part of the story of how women are presented and how they think of themselves.

Book Details
Pages:240
Detailed Subjects: Photography / Subjects & Themes / Portraits & Selfies
Photography / Individual Photographers / General
Social Science / Women's Studies
Physical Dimensions (W X L X H):24.6 x 31.5 x 2 cm
Book Weight:1.565 Kilograms
Author Biography
Leibovitz, Annie (Author)
Susan Sontag was born in New York City on January 16, 1933. She received a B.A. from the University of Chicago and did graduate work in philosophy, literature and theology at Harvard University and Saint Anne's College, Oxford University. She was the author of 17 books including four novels, a collection of short stories, several plays, and eight works of nonfiction. Her novels are The Benefactor, Death Kit, The Volcano Lover, and In America, which won the 2000 National Book Award for fiction. On Photography received the 1978 National Book Critics Circle Award. Her stories and essays have appeared in numerous magazines including The New Yorker, The New York Review of Books, The Times Literary Supplement, and Art in America. She also wrote and directed four feature films and stage plays in the United States and Europe. She died from leukemia on December 28, 2004 at the age of 71.

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