Jessamyn West Quote

In my time and neighborhood (and in my soul) there was only one standard by which a woman measured success: did some man want her?


The Life I Really Lived, part 7 (1979)

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In my time and neighborhood (and in my soul) there was only one standard by which a woman measured success: did some man want her?

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In my time and neighborhood (and in my soul) there was only one standard by which a woman measured success: did some man want her?

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In my time and neighborhood (and in my soul) there was only one standard by which a woman measured success: did some man want her?

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In my time and neighborhood (and in my soul) there was only one standard by which a woman measured success: did some man want her?