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Living My Life (Penguin Classics) Paperback – Abridged, April 4, 2006
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Miriam Brody has written biographies of Mary Wollstonecraft and Victoria Woodhull.
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I firmly believe that this book should be required reading in American high schools or junior highs, especially for young women. The very fact that Goldman still comes off as so dangerously radical is testimony to both her brilliance and courage, and to the lack of change that typifies most of the world's social systems.
I agree with other reviewers' assessment of Goldman's writing abilities, but she was an ideologue more than an artist. Where her political philosophy is concerned, she is definitely uncompromising. However, Goldman seems to me much more human than many of the era's major revolutionary figures. Her devotion to the liberation and well-being of women and her renouncement of terrorist tactics in her later life demonstrate this quite sufficiently. The long relationship between Goldman and Alexander Berkman reveals the personal cost of revolutionary activity and is probably worth a book of its own.
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Obviously, I love it. It's my introduction. But I'm puzzled by the objections about the font and size. The Penguiin edition has not been issued in small print. Read morePublished 11 days ago by Amazon Customer
Beautiful copy! $5.00. What a great deal! And Emma Goldman is my spirit animalPublished 6 months ago by Ali baba
They say revolutionaries are doomed, from the time they are born they are destined to die for the people. Read morePublished on December 16, 2011 by Eloisa