Elizabeth Cady Stanton and Susan B. Anthony

Elizabeth Cady Stanton and Susan B. Anthony

By: Penny Colman (author)Paperback

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In the spring of 1851 two women met on a street corner in Seneca Falls, New York - Elizabeth Cady Stanton, a thirty-five year old mother of four boys, and Susan B. Anthony, a thirty-one year old, unmarried, former school teacher. Immediately drawn to each other, they formed an everlasting and legendary friendship. Together, they challenged entrenched beliefs, customs, and laws that oppressed women and spearheaded the fight to gain legal rights, including the right to vote despite fierce opposition, daunting conditions, scandalous entanglements and betrayal by their friends and allies. Weaving events, quotations, personalities, and commentary into a page-turning narrative, Penny Colman tells this compelling story and vividly portrays a friendship that changed the world.

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About Author

Penny Colman is the author of many award-winning nonfiction books for young readers, including "Thanksgiving: A True Story; Adventurous Women: Eight True Stories about Women who Made a Difference"; and "Corpses, Coffins, and Crypts: A History of Burial." She is a Distinguished Lecturer at Queens College, The City University of New York, and a member of the American Society of Journalists and Authors. She lives in Englewood, New Jersey, with her family.

Product Details

  • publication date: 01/03/2016
  • ISBN13: 9781250073730
  • Format: Paperback
  • Number Of Pages: 299
  • ID: 9781250073730
  • weight: 272
  • ISBN10: 1250073731

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