The Book of Women's Firsts by Phyllis J. Read and Bernard L. Witlieb (1992) A comprehensive reference that chronicles first achievements of American women from the 16th century to the present, this fascinating and inspiring book covers more than 20 fields of endeavor. Included are the first woman mayor (1897), the first woman athlete to play men's regular basketball (1986), as well as more celebrated females such as Gracie Allen, Clara Barton, and Muriel Siebert. 511 pp. with index. b/w photos.
THE BOOK OF WOMENS FIRSTS
- Binding: Hardcover; Book Condition: Very Good, inscribed on first page; Dust Jacket Condition: n/a; Publication Date: 1992; Edition: First Edition; Publisher: Random House