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Margaret Sanger

A Life of Passion

by Jean H. Baker

Paperback, 349 pages, Hill and Wang, List Price: $17 |


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A portrait of a forefront leader in the birth control movement by the author of Sisters seeks to restore her position in feminist history in an account that includes coverage of such topics as the nursing experiences that inspired her beliefs, her pioneering of a first family-planning clinic and her relationships with such figures as John Reed, Mabel Dodge and H. G. Wells.