Women: Reflective Women: Memoirs and Autobiographies
Hear from women in their own voices. These stories of immigrants, chefs and politicians, Somalis, Americans and Iranians, mothers, sisters and daughters.

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Persepolis: The Story of A Childhood by Satrapi, Marjane
Notes: A graphic autobiography of an Iranian childhood.
ISBN: 0375422307
Published: 2003
Callnumber: Graphic Novel
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The Women Who Raised Me by Rowell, Victoria
Notes: The actress and dancer describes her origins as a mixed-race child from the Maine foster care system, her efforts to build her career, and the remarkable women who supported and inspired her.
ISBN: 9780061246593
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My Life in France by Child, Julia and Alex Prud'homme
Notes: A culinary autobiography from master chef Julia Child.
ISBN: 1400043468
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The Girls Who Went Away by Fessler, Ann
Notes: Subtitled: The hidden history of women who surrendered children for adoption in the decades before Roe v. Wade.
ISBN: 9781594200946
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Once Upon a Quinceañera by Alvarez, Julia
Notes: Celebrated author Alvarez mixes memoir and social science in this examination of the coming-of-age celebration for Latina teens.
ISBN: 9780670038732
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The Golden Road by Millner, Caille
Notes: A young African American journalist reflects on her life and her parents quest for upward mobility.
ISBN: 9781594201097
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Infidel by Hirsi Ali, Ayaan
Notes: From Somali immigrant fleeing a forced marriage to Dutch politician, Hirsi Ali's controversial life story of her work on behalf of Muslim women.
ISBN: 9780743289689
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Standing Tall by Stringer, C. Vivian and Laura Tucker
Notes: Memoir from the coach of the 2007 NCAA Tournament Champion Women's Basketball team.
ISBN: 9780307406095
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The Woman Warrior : Memoirs of a Girlhood Among Ghosts by Kingston, Maxine Hong
Notes: A memoir of five women, including Kingston herself, that reflects on the cultural transmission among women.
ISBN: 0394400674
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Fifty Black Women Who Changed America by Alexander, Amy
Notes: Includes chapters on Phillis Wheatley, Zora Neale Hurston, Rudy Dee, Marian Wright Edelman, Angela Davis and others.
ISBN: 1559724781