The power of the pen is mesmerizing, especially when the pen is in a woman's hand. This riveting narrative introduces eleven women writers who changed the world through the written word. Jane Austen loved to perceive people's eccentricities and record her humorous observations during a time when no woman dared to criticize proper society.
Lucy Maud Montgomery recalled days on Prince Edward Island to create rich, spellbinding novels, taking us with her to far away places. Joy Kogawa and Toni Morrison empowered themselves and others through sharing stories of struggle and strife. Other seminal authors covered here are Louisa May Alcott, Harriet Beecher Stowe, George Eliot, Judy Blume, Margaret Atwood, J.K. Rowling, and Isabel Allende.
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