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Author Gavron, Jeremy, 1961-

Title A woman on the edge of time : a son investigates his trailblazing mother's young suicide [Hoopla electronic resource] / Jeremy Gavron.

Edition Unabridged.
Publication Info. [United States] : Blackstone Audio, Inc., 2016.
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Description 1 online resource (1 audio file (7hr., 27 min.)) : digital.
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Performer Narrated by Gerard Doyle.
Summary A son's search for his mother, a feminist pioneer-and a casualty of her time. In London, 1965, a brilliant young woman-a prescient advocate for women's rights-has just gassed herself to death, leaving behind a suicide note, two young sons, and a soon-to-be-published book: The Captive Wife. No one had ever imagined that Hannah Gavron might take her own life. Beautiful, sophisticated, and swept up in the progressive sixties, she was a promising academic and the wife of a rising entrepreneur. But there was another side to Hannah, as Jeremy Gavron reveals in this searching portrait of his mother. Gavron-who was just four when his mother killed herself-attempts to piece her life together from letters, diaries, photos, and the memories of old acquaintances. Ultimately, he not only uncovers Hannah's struggle to carve out her place in a man's world; he examines the suffocating constrictions placed on every ambitious woman in the mid-twentieth century.
System Details Mode of access: World Wide Web.
Subject Gavron, Hannah, 1936- -- Death and burial.
Gavron, Jeremy, 1961- -- Family.
Women sociologists -- England -- Biography.
Suicide victims -- England -- Biography.
Young women -- England -- Biography.
Young women -- England -- London -- Death.
Mothers -- England -- London -- Death.
Suicide -- England -- London.
Young women -- England -- Social conditions -- 20th century.
Added Author Doyle, Gerard. Narrator.
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ISBN 9781504796187 (sound recording : hoopla Audio Book)
1504796187 (sound recording : hoopla Audio Book)
Music No. MWT11711513
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