In this final episode of season two, Jim and Janet take a look at two authors, who were prolific writers and trail blazers for other women, but, like so many of their peers, have been all but lost of history.
Sarah Woolsey and Helen Hunt Jackson moved in the same circles as Jane Austin and Emily Dickenson, and yet somehow they have been completely lost to popular memory?
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The Shelves of Yore is a production of the Nantucket Atheneum. It is written, narrated, and edited by Janet Forest and researched by Jim Borzilleri.
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