Work, love, family, sex, and politics - all of these topics have been grist for the mills of some of this century's finest women writers. On this recording, a remarkable company of women deliver individual perspectives on feminine passions.
Reading from their own work are Gloria Steinem (Revolution from Within), Carrie Fisher (Surrender the Pink), Amy Tan (The Kitchen God's Wife), Blanche Wiesen Cook (Eleanor Roosevelt, Vol. I), and Erica Jong (Fear of Fifty and Becoming Light). Oscar-winner Meryl Streep reads selections from Sara Maitland, Virginia Woolf, and Katherine Mansfield.
Copyright (P)1995 by Dove Audio, Inc.; Fear of Fifty - A Mid-Life Memoir Copyright © and (P)1994 by Erica Mann Jong; Eleanor Roosevelt, Volume One 1884-1933 Copyright © and (P) by Blanche Wiesen Cook, All Rights Reserved; Surrender the Pink Copyright ©1990 by Carrie Fisher; Revolution from Within Copyright ©1992 by Gloria Steinem; Lullaby for My Dyke and Her Cat from A Book of Spells Copyright ©1987 Sara Maitland; Loveroot and Witches Copyright ©1961, 1962, 1971, 1973, 1975, 1977, 1979, 1981, 1983, 1987, 1991, by Erica Mann Jong, All Rights Reserved; The Kitchen God's Wife Copyright ©1991 by Amy Tan.
Who doesn't love Meryl Streep? Each story or excerpt was unique unto itself but all of them affirmed the lifesaving and life giving gender. "I am women hear me roar."
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