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Notable American Women  Biographies 1980 Reference book  442 women eds. Sicherman & Green

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Biographies of 442 American women who have influenced life in America, Notable American Women - The Modern Period, A Biographical Dictionary, 1980, is a valuable historical reference book for everyone interested in U.S. history, biography, feminism, social issues and the culture of our nation.

This substantial work, edited by Barbara Sicherman and Carol Hurd Green, offers a panoramic view of women's achievements in modern United States society.

Among more than four hundred others, the biographies include:
Ethel Barrymore
Rachel Carson
Judy Garland
Dorothy Gish
Susan Hayward
Sonja Henie
Hedda Hopper
Mahalia Jackson
Helen Keller
Hattie McDaniel
Jeanette MacDonald
Marilyn Monroe
Marianne Moore
Agnes Moorehead
Grandma Moses
Eleanor Roosevelt
Babe Didrikson Zaharias

This copy is in very good vintage condition. There are some darkened areas on the bottom of the pages, visible when the book is closed, but otherwise there are few signs of age or use. The dust jacket, illustrated with photographs as shown, is worn and there is an inch and a half tear in the lower right corner and shelf wear.

At 774 pages long, this is a hefty book, measuring 10-1/4 inches by 7" by 1-5/8".

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Notable American Women Biographies 1980 Reference book 442 women eds. Sicherman & Green


  • Vintage item from the 1980s
  • Materials: hardcover book, illustrated dust jacket with photographs
  • Only ships within United States.
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