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Banned in the 1920s, a University of Chicago grad’s fiery feminist memoir has been reissued, making it widely available for the 1st time

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“(Beasley) blew my mind in those first 10 pages. Heck, the first paragraph. And that’s when I started digging in, and realized the backstory, and I was just so upset,” said Nina Bennett, 36, a municipal consultant in Dallas. “We had come so far as a society and her words were still inaccessible. You could not access them unless you had connections to an academic library, which, because my husband’s a professor at (Southern Methodist University), I do. Marie’s stepmother founded her own publishing company 34 years ago. For random reasons, we were in the place and we had the connections to elevate her words.”

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