Alva Myrdal - A Daughter's Memoir
Alva Reimer Myrdal, "born on a farm near the provincial Swedish town of Ekilstuna was a girl who ached to study and read and travel but found all avenues blocked", because of her sex. How she overcame this first barrier and obtained an education is only one of the many challenges described in this loving biography by her daughter Sissela, one of three children born to Alva and Gunnar Myrdal.
Alva's marriage to Gunnar at first was realization of a dre...
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