women and life on earth bookshelf
Struggling against the odds
Insightfully links the impact of U.S. foreign policy on the people of Latin America, the female voice in art and literature, and the need to break the silence around incest and other abuse.
"These essays are a blow against censorship. The Immigration and
Naturalization Service attempted to deport Randall upon her return from
Latin America, for the status quo still fears what she and writers like
her have to offer: a clear, strong, articulate commitment to socialist
and feminist values, with a call to action for the establishment of
those values as a way of life. She is dangerous to the interests of
the tiny elite who run this country - and for that we should be thankful."
"A moving chronicle of the last half of the century from one of America's rebellious daughters. She makes a powerful witness." —Joy Harjo, author, She Had Some Horses