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01 August 2014

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THE book Mother, Sisters, Daughters: Standing on their shoulders outlines the stories of 22 women who have made a difference, in large ways or small. Some of them are well known: Hildegard of Bingen, Aung San Suu Kyi, Julian of Norwich. Others are not: Lucy Wisdom, Rachel Corrie, Wangari Muta Maathai. For each of the women there is a brief introduction, a drawing of her, and a poem that highlights her achievements. The book is written and put together by Edwina Gateley and Sandra Matucci (Orbis/Alban, £12.99 (£11.70); 978-1-57075-950-5).

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