200 Women by  audiobook

200 Women: Who Will Change The Way You See The World

Edited by Geoff BlackwellRuth HobdaySharon Gelman , Marianne Lassandro , and Kieran Scott
Read by  a full cast

Chronicle Books 9781452184654
14.00 Hours Abridged
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200 incredible women. 126 hours of interviews. 16,000 photographs. 5 questions. A snapshot of female life around the globe: This collection of interviews with 200 women from a variety of backgrounds takes you on a journey that’s heartbreaking and uplifting. Each woman shares her unique reply to the same five questions: What really matters to you? What brings you happiness? What do you regard as the lowest depth of misery? What would you change if you could? and Which single word do you most identify with? The variety of answers offers gifts of empowerment and strength, inviting us to bring positive change at a time when so many are fighting for basic freedom and equality. Interviewees include:  Jane Goodall, conservation and animal welfare activist Margaret Atwood, author and winner of The Booker Prize Roxane Gay, author and feminist Renée Montagne, former host of NPR’s Morning Edition Alicia Garza, activist and co-founder of Black Lives Matter  Alfre Woodard, award-winning actor and activist  Marian Wright Edelman, head of the Children’s Defense Fund Lydia Ko, professional golfer and Olympian Dolores Huerta, labor activist, community organizer, and co-founder of the National Farm Workers Association Alice Waters, chef, author, and food rights advocate Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie, author and Macarthur Foundation fellow Global in its scope and resonance, this landmark book is published to coincide with an interactive website, building on this remarkable, ever-evolving project. 200 Women reminds us that there are no ordinary women.

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Summary

Summary

A 2020 Audie Award Finalist for Best Multi-Voiced Performance

Winner of an AudioFile Earphones Award

200 incredible women. 126 hours of interviews. 16,000 photographs. 5 questions.

A snapshot of female life around the globe: This collection of interviews with 200 women from a variety of backgrounds takes you on a journey that’s heartbreaking and uplifting. Each woman shares her unique reply to the same five questions: What really matters to you? What brings you happiness? What do you regard as the lowest depth of misery? What would you change if you could? and Which single word do you most identify with? The variety of answers offers gifts of empowerment and strength, inviting us to bring positive change at a time when so many are fighting for basic freedom and equality.

Interviewees include: 

  • Jane Goodall, conservation and animal welfare activist
  • Margaret Atwood, author and winner of The Booker Prize
  • Roxane Gay, author and feminist
  • Renée Montagne, former host of NPR’s Morning Edition
  • Alicia Garza, activist and co-founder of Black Lives Matter 
  • Alfre Woodard, award-winning actor and activist 
  • Marian Wright Edelman, head of the Children’s Defense Fund
  • Lydia Ko, professional golfer and Olympian
  • Dolores Huerta, labor activist, community organizer, and co-founder of the National Farm Workers Association
  • Alice Waters, chef, author, and food rights advocate
  • Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie, author and Macarthur Foundation fellow

Global in its scope and resonance, this landmark book is published to coincide with an interactive website, building on this remarkable, ever-evolving project.

200 Women reminds us that there are no ordinary women.

Editorial Reviews

Editorial Reviews

“This inspiring audiobook is composed of short interviews with women who represent a range of ages, backgrounds, and accomplishments…Musical interludes between contributors give listeners moments to digest the deep answers to profound questions…This creates a feeling of genuine interaction and personalizes the format so that listeners also look inwardly while taking in the interviewees answers. For those looking for something new in inspirational reading, this audiobook is a creative experiment that works well…Winner of the AudioFile Earphones Award.” AudioFile
“The subjects in the book include a range of woman, any one of whom could easily be a role model to the next generation…The value is in the range of diverse and accomplished subjects.” Publishers Weekly

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Details

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Available Formats : Digital Download
Category: Nonfiction/Social Science
Runtime: 14.00
Audience: Adult
Language: English