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About Women: Conversations Between a Writer and a Painter


Binding: Hardcover
List Price: $25.95
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ISBN: 9780385539869
Publisher: Nan A. Talese
Language: English
Page Count: 242
Publication Date: 17/11/2015
Size: 8.37" l x 5.31" w x 0.99"
Series: N/A

Lisa Alther and Franpoise Gilot have been friends for more than twenty-five years. Although from different backgrounds (Gilot from cosmopolitan Paris, Alther from small-town Tennessee) and different generations, they found they have a great deal in common as women who managed to support themselves with careers in the arts while simultaneously balancing the obligations of work and parenthood. About Women is their extended conversation in which they talk about everything important to them: their childhoods, the impact of war on their lives and their work, and their views on love, style, self-invention, feminism, and child rearing. They also discuss the creative impulse and the importance of art as they ponder what it means to be a woman.

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