Welcome to this week’s course at BookSparks University, Women’s Studies featuring WOMEN WITHIN by Anne Leigh Parrish
by Anne Leigh Parrish
Course Title: Women’s Studies
Department: Women’s Fiction
Description: With themes of reproductive rights and feminism, this multi-generational novel presents three women whose paths cross at the Lindell Retirement Home. Constance Maynard, fierce, independent and proud, reflects on her long life promoting women’s rights through her career as a professor of history. Eunice Fitch, the perfect caregiver, is often unlucky in love, yet even in middle age refuses to give up searching for the perfect man. Sam Clark is a young aide with a passion for poetry and small beautiful things, but at war with her own large, ungainly physique. All together, they weave a tapestry as rich and complex as the female experience itself.
ABOUT THE AUTHOR
Anne Leigh Parrish’s debut story collection, All The Roads That Lead From Home (Press 53, 2011) won a silver medal in the 2012 Independent Publisher Book Awards. Her second collection, Our Love Could Light The World, (She Writes Press, 2013) is a Kirkus Reviews recommended Indie title, and a finalist in both the International Book Awards and the Best Book Awards. She lives in Olympia, Washington.
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