Uncommon Lives : My Lifelong Friendship with Margaret Mead

Format: Hardcover
Pub. Date: 1999-11-01
Publisher(s): Natl Book Network
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In this vivid and deeply personal portrait of Mead's brilliance, foibles, humor and her private reactions to friends and enemies, Uncommon Lives traces the intertwined lives of two remarkable women.

Author Biography

Patricia Grinager has held positions as associate professor at the University of Delaware and the University of Wisconsin, and at Columbia University as the Director of Admissions and Financial Aid and Dean of Students for the School of General Studies. She currently resides in Palo Alto, California.

Table of Contents

Foreword ix
Dana Raphael
Preface xi
Acknowledgments xiii
Two Women Meet
Working at the American Museum of Natural History
Margaret Mead, Teacher
On the Lecture Trail
A Palo Alto Houseguest
Margaret Mead, Employment Agent
She Belongs to Everybody
Shadowing Her in Mexico
She Refused to Be Labeled Terminal
She Never Said Good-bye
Index 263(10)
About the Author 273

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