Women: The Greats: Classic Fiction by Women
These aren’t your great-grandmother’s classics! Ranging from 1800s China to the Harlem Renaissance to 1980s New York, these great books by women will take you on a literary trip of a lifetime.

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Their Eyes Were Watching God by Hurston, Zora Neale
Notes: The long life story of a woman living in an the nation's first all-Black town--the saga of her three husbands, her grandmother's legacy and her trial for murder, among other things.
ISBN: 0060916508
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Jazz by Morrison, Toni
Notes: This novel of the legacies of slavery uses the fabric and flavors of jazz to tell its story.
ISBN: 0452269652
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My Antonia by Cather, Willa
Notes: Immigrant life on the dusty Nebraska frontier.
ISBN: 0451525795
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The Joy Luck Club by Tan, Amy
Notes: Tan's classic account of Chinese mothers and their Chinese American daughters.
ISBN: 0399134204
Callnumber: Fiction
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The Good Earth by Buck, Pearl S.
Notes: This classic Western fiction of China won the Pulitzer in 1931 and was an Oprah's book club selection in 1994.
ISBN: 0671035770
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Wide Sargasso Sea by Rhys, Jean
Notes: An imaginary prequel to Jane Eyre from a Caribbean perspective.
ISBN: 0393308804
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Mrs. Dalloway by Woolf, Virginia
Notes: If you have seen and read The Hours, it's time to check out the startling original.
ISBN: 0156628708
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Passing by Larsen, Nella
Notes: Larsen portrays the social world of the emerging Black middle class in 1930s Harlem.
ISBN: 0375758135
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The Talented Mr. Ripley by Highsmith, Patricia
Notes: This suspense novel is Highsmith's sinister take on ex-pat Americans living it up in 1950s Europe.
ISBN: 0679742298
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The Women of Brewster Place by Naylor, Gloria
Notes: Interlocking stories tell the lives of women who live on the same block.
ISBN: 014006690X