The woman they could not silence : : one woman, her incredible fight for freedom, and the men who tried to make her disappear

Title The woman they could not silence : : one woman, her incredible fight for freedom, and the men who tried to make her disappear
Names Moore, Kate
Book Number DB108016
Title Status Download Only
Medium Digital Book
Annotation The author recounts the story of Elizabeth Packard, a housewife whose husband falsely committed her to an insane asylum. Elizabeth encountered other sane women confined to the institution with stories similar to hers. Moore explores how the events that followed sparked lasting change for women's rights. Unrated. Commercial audiobook. 2021.
Local Subject Biography & Autobiography - BIO
Adult Book - AD
Adult Non-Fiction - AN
Psychology - PSY
History, United States - HUS
History - HST
Women's Interest - WOM
General Non-Fiction - GNF
Audience Notes Female narrator.
Unrated.
LC Subject Insanity (Law) - United States
Married women - Legal status, laws, etc - Illinois - History - 19th century
Mentally ill - Commitment and detention - Illinois - History - 19th century
Social reformers - Illinois - Biography
Women - Legal status, laws, etc - United States
Nonfiction
Biographies
Call Number 303.484092 B ANF
Language English
Released 2021
Publication Info Washington, D.C. : National Library Service for the Blind and Print Disabled, Library of Congress, 2021
Original Publication Reissue of: Unabridged. [S.l.] : Blackstone Audio, 2021. 9798200696857
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