Writing In An Age Of Silence

  • Publish Date: 2009-05-05
  • Binding: Paperback
  • Author: Sara Paretsky
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A revealing look at the power of speaking out, Writing in an Age of Silence describes Paretskis coming of age in a time of great possibility, during the civil rights movement, the peace movement, and the womens movement. Bestselling crime-writer Sarah Paretsky has won critical acclaim for her V.I. Warshawski novels, centered around one of the first and most popular female investigators in contemporary fiction. In this fascinating and personal account, Paretsky describes a life shaped by the desire to act. From the feminist movementwhich triggered her aspirations to write and shaped the character of her female detectiveto the Patriot Act and the liberties we have lost, Paretsky describes the struggle of one individual to find a voice. A moving call to action, Writing in an Age of Silence chronicles the social changes that have shaped contemporary America, and mirrors a desire for freedom, both personal and political, that many Americans will relate to today.

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