Emily Hahn

Emily Hahn

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Please note that the content of this book primarily consists of articles available from Wikipedia or other free sources online. Emily Hahn was an American journalist and author. Called "a forgotten American literary treasure" by The New Yorker magazine, she was the author of 52 books and more than 180 articles and stories. Her writings in the 20th century played a significant role in opening up Asia to the west. One of six children of a dry goods salesman and a free-thinking mother, Emily Hahn was born in St. Louis Missouri on January 14, 1905. Nicknamed "Mickey," she moved with her family to Chicago, Illinois when she was 15. In her memoir No Hurry to Get Home, she describes how being prevented from taking a chemistry class in which she was interested caused her to switch her course of study from English to Engineering at the University of Wisconsin-Madison. In 1926 she was the first women to receive a degree there in Mining Engineering-despite the coolness of the administration and most of her male classmatesshow more

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  • Paperback | 120 pages
  • 152 x 229 x 7mm | 186g
  • Duc
  • United States
  • English
  • 6135752901
  • 9786135752908