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This is not the Ivy League

Mary Clearman Blew

This is not the Ivy League

a memoir

by Mary Clearman Blew

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  • 19 Currently reading

Published by University of Nebraska Press in Lincoln .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Family,
  • Biography

  • Edition Notes

    StatementMary Clearman Blew
    SeriesAmerican lives
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsPS3552.L46 Z46 2011
    The Physical Object
    Paginationp. cm.
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL25108830M
    ISBN 109780803230118
    LC Control Number2011004073

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This Is Not the Ivy League is her account of what it was to be that girl, and then that womanpressured by husband and 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/5.

Blew's memoir is an honest, tense, and balanced behind-the-scenes account of defying tradition and accepting blame.

Her settings are atmospheric, her scenes are rebellious and her story will inspire anyone in pursuit of goals that seem out of the box. This is Not the Ivy League is a part of the American Lives Series edited by Tobias Wolff/5(7).

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 s, 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 /5(7).

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 s, 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.

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 s, 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 /5(86).

THIS IS NOT THE IVY LEAGUE. A Memoir. by Mary Clearman Blew. BUY NOW FROM A fierce and unsentimental book that stands eloquent testament to the high price that women of a certain generation had to pay to pursue their dreams.

Pub Date: Sept. 1st, ISBN: Author: Mary Clearman Blew. “This Is Not the Ivy League” (part of the American Lives series edited by Tobias Wolff) is broadly framed as Blew’s coming of age as a young professor in a claustrophobic place.

Blew's memoir is an honest, tense, and balanced behind-the-scenes account of defying tradition and accepting blame. Her settings are atmospheric, her scenes are rebellious and her story will inspire anyone in pursuit of goals that seem out of the box. This is Not the Ivy League is a part of the American Lives Series edited by Tobias Wolff.

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 s, 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 Reviews: 3.

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