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Author Blew, Mary Clearman, 1939-

Title This is not the Ivy League : a memoir / Mary Clearman Blew.

Publication Info. Lincoln : University of Nebraska Press, [2011]
©2011

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Location Call No. Status
 Canton Public Library - Adult Department  BIO BLEW    Check Shelf
 Simsbury Public Library - Biographies  BIOG BLEW, MARY    Check Shelf
Description vii, 214 pages ; 23 cm.
Series American lives
Summary Mary Clearman Blew's education began at home, on a remote cattle ranch in Montana. She graduated to a one-room rural school, then escaped, via scholarship, to the University of Montana, where, still in her teens, she met and married her first husband. This Is Not the Ivy League is her account of what it was to be that girl, and then that woman--pressured by husband and parents to be the conventional wife of the 1950s, persisting in her pursuit of an education, trailed by a reluctant husband and small children through graduate school, and finally entering the job market with a PhD in English only to find a whole new set of pressures and prejudices.
Subject Blew, Mary Clearman, 1939- -- Family.
Montana -- Biography.
ISBN 9780803230118 cloth alkaline paper
0803230117 cloth alkaline paper
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