The Female Man

The Female Man

Paperback - 2000?
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Living in an altered past that never saw the end of the Great Depression, Jeannine, a librarian, is waiting to be married. Joanna lives in a different version of reality- she's a 1970s feminist trying to succeed in a man's world. Janet is from Whileaway, a utopian earth where only women exist. And Jael is a warrior with steel teeth and catlike retractable claws, from an earth with separate-and warring-female and male societies. When these four women meet, the results are startling, outrageous, and subversive.
Publisher: Boston : Beacon Press : Published under the auspices of the Unitarian Univeralist Association of Congregations, [2000?]
ISBN: 9780807062999
0807062995
Characteristics: 213 p. ; 21 cm.

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