|Plot Summary of True North|
|"Jill Ker Conway earns PH.D from Harvard in History in the '50's and is unable to get a job because of her sex, She marries a Professor 18 years older and they move to the University of Toronto where he heads a new college. Jill is offered a position as Vice Chancellor of the University; she stays there long enough to institute changes for women there. Then she accepts a position as president of Smith College to implement changes in women's education."
Betty-Jeanne Korson, Resident Scholar
|Review Analysis of True North|
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Political/social rights fight
- women fighting for rights
Period of greatest activity?
Subject of Biography
Is this an ordinary person caught up in events?
How sensitive is this person?
- sensitive to others' feelings
Sense of humor
- Strong but gentle sense of humor
- Very much smarter than other people
- very athletic
How much descriptions of surroundings?
- 10 ()
Accounts of torture and death?
- moderately detailed references to deaths
Is book humorous?
If humorous, kind of humor
Sex in book?
Writer's slant towards subject:
- very unfavorable
Is this a biography of several people?
How much dialogue in bio?
- little dialog
How much of bio focuses on most famous period of life?
- 51%-75% of book
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