The Vote: : Women's Fierce Fight (Paperback)
The Vote: Women's Fierce Fight, by award-winning author Penny Colman tells the gripping story of the battle for woman suffrage in America through first-hand accounts, newspaper headlines and articles, anecdotes, songs, poems, documents, cartoons, and phtographs. Colman interweaves contested issues involving race, class, strategies, tactics, and politics. Replete with political intrigues and betrayals; pageantry and parades; pickets, violent mobs and forced-feeding, The Vote is infused with women's words and vivid personalities spanning many generations. A thought-provoking true story, The Vote resonates with key current issues including voting rights and women's participation in the goverance of America.
Nonfiction writer, Penny Colman, is the author of biographies and social histories including bestselling Rosie the Riveter: Women Working on the Home Front in World War II. Her blog includes accounts of her many road trips in search of women's history. For many years, she was a Distinguished Lecturer at Queens College, the City University of New York. She has appeared on National Public Radio and on Book TV, C-Span 2.