Woman to Woman

Three Generations of Chinese Women

Ten years ago, the college where I worked developed a relationship with a several universities in China. This allowed me to travel to China a number of times. In the beginning I knew very little about China or the women who lived there. Someone…
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Forging a Third Culture

When I choose to read a book, often times it is because I am trying to make sense of something that is happening in the world.  Reading about the issues through the eyes of a woman allows to me to more easily understand the…
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One Woman's Genuine Sharing

When I find an author who I enjoy, I am delighted when she writes a second book. Kate Braestrup fits the bill with her recent memoir, Marriage and Other Acts of Charity, (2010, Regan Arthur Books, 224 pages) which follows her first memoir, Here…
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Riding in the Shadows of Saints

In Riding in the Shadows of the Saints: A Woman’s Story of Motorcycling the Mormon Trail, (2005, Three Rivers Publishing, 302 pages, ISBN #10:0-307-33857-6), Jana Richman describes her motorcycle journey along the Mormon trail. What prompted me to read this book was the distinct…
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The Blue Sweater

Have you ever wondered what happened to the clothes that you may have donated to many of the non-profit organizations in the Hampton Roads area? Where do they find another home and who is the person who wears them? Jacqueline Novogratz in her book,…
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Nothing Daunted

One of my goals in writing this blog is to introduce readers to books about real women that they might not have had the opportunity to hear about. Many of the books that make the best seller list are about women who have some…
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Now Read This

I have always been an avid reader, ever since I was introduced to the magic world of books through Dick and Jane. In my reading journey, I found myself most often searching for books about real women--women who really existed and from whom I…
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