Anica Vesel Mander (b. 1935 - d. 2002), feminist author and professor (2014 note: founded Women's studies department at New College of San Francisco), reads from her autobiography "Blood Ties, A Woman's History" (Moon Books and Random House, 1976) about the search for her own roots. The reading is about the family's forced migration from their home in Yugoslavia to Italy and then to the United States. Reading includes 1) page 63, 1st paragraph; 2) page 76, 2nd paragraph to end of p. 81; 3) page 143, 1st paragraph to p. 147, end of 3rd paragraph & 2nd paragraph on p. 149; 4) page 167 "One day as I lay..." to end of p. 171.
Contains introduction by Sarah Young. "And here is Sarah Young to introduce today's reading." Produced by Michael Butler.
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