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Lea

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How do you change the world? Meet Léa, polyglot, labour activist, farbente feminist. Born to a large Jewish family and raised in a French Catholic town, Léa moves fluidly between languages and cultures. Her search for meaning and her instinct for justice place her at the centre of the great changes of the twentieth century. From street fights in Berlin to protests in Montreal, she defies the expectations and limitations of women's lives, wins historic victories for the union movement...and contends with the tensions in her own convictions. Based on a true story, this novel brings to life a heroine emboldened by struggle, and by the still-resonant terrors of her historical moment.

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Publisher: Linda Leith Publishing

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  • ISBN: 9781773901039
  • Release date: March 12, 2022

EPUB ebook

  • ISBN: 9781773901039
  • File size: 1597 KB
  • Release date: March 12, 2022

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subjects

Fiction Literature

Languages

English

How do you change the world? Meet Léa, polyglot, labour activist, farbente feminist. Born to a large Jewish family and raised in a French Catholic town, Léa moves fluidly between languages and cultures. Her search for meaning and her instinct for justice place her at the centre of the great changes of the twentieth century. From street fights in Berlin to protests in Montreal, she defies the expectations and limitations of women's lives, wins historic victories for the union movement...and contends with the tensions in her own convictions. Based on a true story, this novel brings to life a heroine emboldened by struggle, and by the still-resonant terrors of her historical moment.

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