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Mona Harrington
Mona Harrington

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Mona Harrington, the author of three previous books, was educated at the University of Massachusetts and at Harvard University, where she received a law degree and a doctorate in political science. She has served as a lawyer in the State Department, raised three children, and taught political science and women's studies before turning to writing full-time. She lives in Cambridge, Massachusetts.

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Written by Mona Harrington

Format: eBook, 320 pages
Publisher: Knopf
On Sale: August 21, 2013
Price: $16.99

In this major work of historical and political analysis, Mona Harrington examines curcial missteps and uncertainties in the American statecraft from Woodrow Wilson’s time to Ronald Reagan’s, and traces them to a potent myth at the center of our political thinking. It is a myth peculiarly American, a long-held belief that... Read more >

Women Lawyers
Rewriting the Rules
Written by Mona Harrington

Format: eBook, 272 pages
Publisher: Knopf
On Sale: September 11, 2013
Price: $12.99

The very presence of women in the law—normal as it may seem to us today—signals revolutionary change in a social order that for centuries entrusted control over its rules to men. Mona Harrington examines both the problems women meet when they claim equal authority as rule makers, and the impact of... Read more >
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