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Something worth doing : a novel of an early suffragist / Jane Kirkpatrick.

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Location Call Number / Copy Notes Barcode Shelving Location Status Due Date
Joseph & Elizabeth Shaw Public Library FIC KIRKPATRICK (Text) 39636100419569 Adult Fiction Checked Out 12/11/2020
  In memory of Laura Wingard presented by Ann B. Wood.

Record details

  • ISBN: 9780800736118
  • ISBN: 0800736117
  • Physical Description: 312 pages ; 23 cm.
  • Publisher: Grand Rapids, Michigan : Revell, a division of Baker Publishing Group, 2020.

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"In 1853, Abigail Scott was a 19-year-old school teacher in Oregon Territory when she married Ben Duniway. Marriage meant giving up on teaching, but Abigail always believed she was meant to be more than a good wife and mother. When financial mistakes and an injury force Ben to stop working, Abigail becomes the primary breadwinner for her growing family. What she sees as a working woman appalls her, and she devotes her life to fighting for the rights of women, including their right to vote. Following Abigail as she bears six children, runs a millinery and a private school, helps on the farm, writes novels, gives speeches, and eventually runs a newspaper supporting women's suffrage, Something Worth Doing explores issues that will resonate strongly with modern women: the pull between career and family, finding one's place in the public sphere, and dealing with frustrations and prejudices women encounter when they compete in male-dominated spaces. Based on a true story of a pioneer for women's rights from award-winning author Jane Kirkpatrick will inspire you to believe that some things are worth doing - even when the cost is great."--Provided by publisher.
Subject: Women > Suffrage > Fiction.
Women's rights > Fiction.
Newspapers > Fiction.
West (U.S.) > Fiction.
Women > Fiction.
Genre: Christian fiction.
Historical fiction.
Biographical fiction.
Christian fiction.

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