Something worth doing : a novel of an early suffragist / Jane Kirkpatrick.
- 7 of 20 copies available at Missouri Evergreen. (Show)
- 2 of 2 copies available at Cass County.
4 current holds with 20 total copies.
|Location||Call Number / Copy Notes||Barcode||Shelving Location||Status||Due Date|
|Cass County Library-Harrisonville||F KIR 2020 (Text)||0002205659929||Adult Fiction||Available||-|
|Cass County Library-Northern Resource Center||F KIR 2020 (Text)||0002205659911||Adult Fiction||Available||-|
- ISBN: 9780800736118
- ISBN: 0800736117
- Physical Description: 312 pages ; 22 cm
- Publisher: Grand Rapids, Michigan : Revell, a division of Baker Publishing Group, 
- Copyright: ©2020
Includes discussion questions.
Some things are worth doing--even when the cost is great. Based on a true story of a pioneer for women's rights. In 1853, Abigail Scott was a 19-year-old school teacher in Oregon Territory when she married Ben Duniway. Marriage meant giving up on teaching, but Abigail always believed she was meant to be more than a good wife and mother. When financial mistakes and an injury force Ben to stop working, Abigail becomes the primary breadwinner for her growing family. What she sees as a working woman appalls her, and she devotes her life to fighting for the rights of women, including their right to vote. Following Abigail as she bears six children, runs a millinery and a private school, helps on the farm, writes novels, gives speeches, and eventually runs a newspaper supporting women's suffrage, Something Worth Doing explores issues that will resonate strongly with modern women: the pull between career and family, finding one's place in the public sphere, and dealing with frustrations and prejudices women encounter when they compete in male-dominated spaces.
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