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“This book about my grandparents and family is a model of what a memoir is like when I write regular people into the early US women’s rights movement.” Marguerite Kearns

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FOUR GENERATIONS: Marguerite Kearns, 2015, shown here holding a 1921 photo of three generations in her family. Right to left: Her mother Wilma Buckman Kearns, held by her mother, Edna Buckman Kearns, and far left, Marguerite’s step great-great-great grandmother, Mary Ann Brooke Buckman. This image is included in the book, “An Unfinished Revolution: Edna Buckman Kearns and the Struggle for Women’s Rights” that SUNY Press is releasing on June 1, 2021.