Woman of Valor Margaret Sanger and the Birth control Movenemt in America by Ellen Chesler

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A biography of the woman who fought for birth control in America describes her childhood; her private life; her relationships with Emma Goldman and John Reed; her affairs with H. G. Wells and Havelock Ellis; and her public role. 30,000 first printing.
 

About Ellen Chesler

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ELLEN CHESLER is distinguished lecturer and director of the Eleanor Roosevelt Initiative on Women and Public Life at Roosevelt House, the new public policy center of Hunter College of the City University of New York. Woman of Valor was a finalist for PEN's 1993 Martha Albrand prize for the year's best first work of nonfiction.
 
Published January 1, 1992 by New York, NY Simon and Schuster.
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Sanger, born in 1879, battled not only to save the lives of the millions of women who died from illegal abortions and streams of uncontrolled pregnancies, but to give women the freedom to enjoy their own sexuality.

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Former Columbia University Faculty Fellow Chesler succeeds admirably in bringing the extraordinary career and controversial personality of Margaret Sanger (1879-1966) to life in this skillfully resear

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Former Columbia University Faculty Fellow Chesler succeeds admirably in bringing the extraordinary career and controversial personality of Margaret Sanger (1879-1966) to life in this skillfully researched and objective biography.

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