This day : diaries from American women / compiled and edited by Joni B. Cole, Rebecca Joffrey, and B.K. Rakhra

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Subjects: Women--United States--Diaries
Women--United States--Biography
Formats: Print
Material Type: Books
Language: English
Audience: Unspecified
Published: Hillsboro, Or. : Beyond Words ; [Emeryville, CA] : Distributed to the book trade by Publishers Group West, c2003
LC Classification: H, HQ
Physical Description: xv, 286 p. ; 24 cm
Table of Contents: Introduction
Mommy Martyr / Tracey Sang 1
Shipping and Receiving Manager, with Background in Military Intelligence / Laurelleigh Caudill 10
Like Father, Like Daughter; World-Renowned Sitar Player / Anoushka Shankar 16
Retired Church Secretary Who Spoils Her Grandkids and Dog / Diane Norman 22
Life in the Blackboard Jungle / Susan Heslep 30
Miss America 2003 / Erika Harold 39
Caregiver to Husband with Lou Gehrig's Disease / Kate N. Pearson 44
President of the National Organization for Women / Kim Gandy 55
A Mennonite Way of Life / Sharon L. Miller 62
Living with Parents while Applying to Culinary School / Maria Henson 70
Not a Vampire, but Plays One on TV / Julie Benz 78
Married a Long Time...but Not Long Enough / Binky Chambers 88
WNBA Forward / Rebecca Lobo 95
Double Amputee Who Considers Attitude to Be the Greatest Disability / Debi D. Davis 101
Thirty-Five Years a Teacher and Still Looking for Classrooms / Lillian Rubenstein 109
Shy Kid Who Went Haywire / Justina M. Evans 117
CEO and Presidents, Frederick's of Hollywood / Linda LoRe 126
Aloha with a Southern Accent / Judith L. Kendig 133
Satellite Sister / Lian Dolan 142
Author/Celebrity Interviewer / Diana P. Jordan 148
Detective Investigating Juvenile Sex Crimes / Kortney K. Dodd 161
Earning Her GED after Forty-Five Long Years / Dorothy Thomas 170
Law Student Focused on Social Justice Rather than a Six-Figure Salary / Marisa Bono 175
Executive Mom / Marisa Thalberg 182
Human Resources Professional with a Knack for Mediation / Robyn Sharpe 194
New York Times Reporter, Metro Desk, Night Shift / Tina Kelley 202
Afghan American Comfortable in Both Cultures / Zohra Saed 211
Inmate #193053 / Janet R. Olson 220
Lawyer for MTV Networks Latin America / Sira Veciana-Muino 224
Actress-Comedian, Currently Multiphyphenating into Comedian-Actress-Singer-Writer-Producer / Aisha Tyler 234
Professor of Gross Anatomy / Jean Szilva 240
Asdzaan, Asdzani, Ama (Woman, Wife, Mother in the Navajo Way) / Mabelle Drake Hueston 245
From Three Generations of Master Luthiers / Jennifer Becker Jurewicz 256
Documentary Filmmaker / Stephanie Zessos 266
One of America's Leading Spiritual Teachers / Sharon Salzberg 273
Acknowledgments 279
List of Participants 281
Additional Authors: Cole, Joni B
Joffrey, Rebecca
Rakhra, B. K
Notes: LCCN: 2003014316
ISBN: 1582701024 (pbk.)
ISBN: 9781582701028 (pbk.)
Contents: Mommy martyr / Tracey Sang; Shipping and receiving manager / Laurelleigh Caudell; Like father, like daughter / Anoushka Shankar; Retired church secretary / Diane Norman; Life in the blackboard jungle / Susan Heslep; Miss america / Erika Harold; Caregiver to husband with Lou Gehrig's disease / Kate N. Pearson; Presidetn of the national organization for women / Kim Gandy; A mennonite way of life / Sharon L. Miller; Living with parents while applying to culinary school / Maria Henson; Not a vampire, but plays one on TV / Julie Benz; Married a long time / Binky Chambers; WNBA forward / Rebecca Lobo; Double amputee / Debi D. Davis; Thirty-five years a teacher / Lillian Rubenstein; Shy kid who went haywire / Justina M. Evans; CEO and president / Linda LoRe; Aloha with a southern accent / Judith L. Dendig; Satellite sister / Lian Dolan; Author/celebrity interviewer / Diana P. Jordan; Detective investigating juvenile sex crimes / Kortney K. Dodd; Earning her GED / Dorothy Thomas; Law student focused on social justice / Marisa Bono; Executive mom / Marisa Thalberg; Human resources professional / Robyn Sharpe; New York Times reporter / Tina Kelley; Afghan American comfortable in both cultures / Zohra Saed; Inmate #193053 / Janet R. Olson; Lawyer for MTV / Sira Veciana-Muino; Actress-comedian / Aisha Tyler; Professor of gross anatomy / Jean Szilva; Asdzaan, asdzani, ama / Mabelle Drake Hueston; From three generations of master luthiers / Jennifer Becker Jurewicz; Documentary filmmaker / Stephanie Zessos; One of America's leading spiritual teachers / Sharon Salzberg
OCLC Number: 52688087
ISBN/ISSN: 1582701024
9781582701028