Hardcover: 352 pages
Publisher: LSU Press; 1st edition (November 1, 2009)
Product Dimensions: 6.3 x 1.3 x 9.1 inches
Amazon Rank: 1712537
Format: PDF ePub TXT book
A longtime columnist for the Raleigh News and Observer, Cornelia Battle Lewis earned a national reputation in the 1920s and 1930s for her courageous advocacy on behalf of women's rights, African Americans, children, and labor unions. Late in her life, however, after fighting mental illness, Lewis reversed many of her stances and railed against the liberalism she had spent her life advancing. In Battling Nell, Alexander S. Leidholdt tells the comp...