Ann Jones Women Who Kill

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Women Who Kill

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Through tales of crime and punishment from Lizzie Borden to Jean Harris, this international best seller explores how and why women have killed throughout American history—and what their cases reveal about social prejudices and legal practices that still prevail.

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About the Author:

Author of Kabul in Winter, Ann Jones is a journalist and activist for women's rights around the globe. Her travel essays and photographs have appeared in the Nation, New York Times, Chicago Tribune, and Boston Globe. She is currently working on Women, War and Photography, a book documenting the daily lives of women in post-conflict war zones.

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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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