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Marilyn French (1929–2009)

Author of The Women's Room

Includes the names: Marilyn French, Marilyn French, Merilyn French

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Marilyn French became famous when her groundbreaking 1977 novel "The Women's Room" became an international bestseller. This book and her other works focused on the details of women's lives in a male-dominated society. Carol Jenkins, president of the Women's Media Center, said of Marilyn French, "Both as a scholar and novelist, she brandished a razor sharp writing instrument on the patriarchy, but privately she was gentle and funny."
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