Ann Jones Women Who Kill

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Women Who Kill

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A study of women murderers in America from precolonial times to the present reveals a social history of the United States in terms of the women who murdered and their crimes

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Ann Jones is a scholar, journalist, photographer, and the author of ten books of nonfiction, including Kabul in Winter.

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"Stunning, revealing, provoking. . . . A powerful book, not only about women who murder, but also about how women have been perceived." ―Vogue

"[Jones] is a sardonic, savagely witty storyteller."―Newsweek

"This provocative book . . . reminds us again that women are entitled to their rage." ―New York Times Book Review

"A classic and superb piece of work that can change social attitudes." ―Adrienne Rich, author of Diving into the Wreck

"An extraordinary feat . . . a groundbreaking book filled with originality on every page."―Susan Brownmiller, author of Against Our Will

“Ann Jones's classic book shows that female violence is nothing new and hardly rare, and the motivation behind it speaks volumes about the society in which it takes place.”―Patty Jenkins, director of Monster

"Stunning, revealing, provoking. . . . A powerful book, not only about women who murder, but also about how women have been perceived." Vogue

"[Jones] is a sardonic, savagely witty storyteller." Newsweek

"This provocative book . . . reminds us again that women are entitled to their rage." New York Times Book Review

"A classic and superb piece of work that can change social attitudes." Adrienne Rich, author of Diving into the Wreck

"An extraordinary feat . . . a groundbreaking book filled with originality on every page." Susan Brownmiller, author of Against Our Will

Ann Jones's classic book shows that female violence is nothing new and hardly rare, and the motivation behind it speaks volumes about the society in which it takes place.” Patty Jenkins, director of Monster

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