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Dangerous ambition

Susan Hertog

Dangerous ambition

Rebecca West and Dorothy Thompson : new women in search of love and power

by Susan Hertog

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  • 34 Currently reading

Published by Ballantine Books in New York .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Relations with men,
  • English Women authors,
  • Biography,
  • American Women authors,
  • Women journalists

  • Edition Notes

    Includes bibliographical references and index.

    StatementSusan Hertog
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsPR6045.E8 Z68 2011
    The Physical Object
    Paginationp. cm.
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL25032936M
    ISBN 109780345459862, 9780345529435
    LC Control Number2011035119

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