In the Country of Women: A Memoir by Susan Straight

Literary Fiction and Creative Nonfiction

In the Country of Women follows six generations of women in Susan Straight's family, including Fine, daughter of an enslaved woman who died just after the Civil War; Daisy, whose mother was murdered in Mississippi; Ruby, Susan’s paternal grandmother, whose life ended in the Colorado Rockies before Susan was born; her own mother, Gabrielle, and her immigration from the Swiss Alps to Canada to California; Susan's life and those of her three daughters, all descendants of fierce, resilient women. From $8.63 SHOP NOW

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