To Be Real by Rebecca Edby Walker

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An anthology of essays by up-and-coming feminist and gay writers reevaluates the objectives and philosophy of the feminist movement, calling for more emphasis on liberating women than guarding their sexual behavior.
 

About Rebecca Edby Walker

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Rebecca Walker has received numerous awards and accolades for her writing and activism. Her memoir, "Black White and Jewish," is an international bestseller and her work has appeared in many anthologies and publications. Walker lectures extensively across the United States and Canada.
 
Published October 1, 1995 by Doubleday. 292 pages
Genres: Political & Social Sciences. Non-fiction

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In an attempt to break free of ``prescribed'' feminist expectations, this collection of 21 essays from a diverse sampling of young feminists provides a treasure chest of hidden personal desires and good political intentions.

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""An eclectic gathering of folks""-20 activists, academicians, artists-explore the theme of how they define themselves as individuals, against both traditional stereotypes and the feminist ideas and ideals of their parents' generation.

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