My Life on the Road

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Gloria Steinem Had An Itinerant Childhood. Every Fall, Her Father Would Pack The Family Into The Car And They Would Drive Across The Country, In Search Of Their Next Adventure. The Seeds Were Planted: Steinem Would Spend Much Of Her Life On The Road, As A Journalist, Organizer, Activist, And Speaker. In Vivid Stories That Span An Entire Career, Steinem Writes About Her Time On The Campaign Trail, From Bobby Kennedy To Hillary Clinton; Her Early Exposure To Social Activism In India, And The Decades Spent Organizing Ground-up Movements In America; The Taxi Drivers Who Were Vectors Of Modern Myths And The Airline Stewardesses Who Embraced The Feminist Revolution; And The Infinite, Surprising Contrasts, The Surrealism In Everyday Life That Steinem Encountered As She Traveled Back And Forth Across The Country. With The Unique Perspective Of One Of The Greatest Feminist Icons Of The 20th And 21st Centuries, Here Is An Inspiring, Profound, Enlightening Memoir Of One Woman's Life-long Journey-- Road Signs -- My Father's Footsteps -- Talking Circles -- Why I Don't Drive -- One Big Campus -- When The Political Is Personal -- Surrealism In Everyday Life -- What Once Was Can Be Again -- Coming Home. Gloria Steinem. Includes Bibliographical References (pages 255-261) And Index.

Author : Steinem, Gloria

Publisher : Random House

Published Year : 2015

Edition : Illustrated

Format : print - Hardcover, 304 pages

Subject : Steinem, Gloria, Feminists, Feminists--United States--Biography, Feminism, Feminism--United States, BIOGRAPHY & AUTOBIOGRAPHY / Personal Memoirs, SOCIAL SCIENCE / Women's Studies, HISTORY / Social History, HQ1413.S675 A3 2015, 305.42092 B, BIO026000 SOC028000 HIS054000

Language : English

Dimensions : Height: 9.4 Inches, Length: 6.5 Inches, Weight: 1.1 Pounds, Width: 1 Inches

ISBN : 0679456201

ISBN13 : 9780679456209