By Barbara Goldsmith
Barbara Goldsmith's portrait of suffragette Victoria Woodhull and her instances was once hailed through George Plimpton as "a superbly written biography of a notable girl" and by way of Gloria Steinem as "more memorable than a dozen histories."
A hugely readable blend of heritage and biography, Other Powers interviews the tales of a few of the main colourful social, political, and spiritual figures of America's Victorian period with the brave and infamous lifetime of Victoria Woodhull--psychic, suffragette, writer, presidential candidate, and self-confessed practitioner of loose love. it really is set amid the conflict for women's suffrage, the Spiritualist stream that swept around the country within the age of Radical Reconstruction following the Civil warfare, and the sour struggle that pitted black males opposed to white girls within the fight for the fitting to vote.
Peter homosexual discovered Other Powers "Irresistible...this is a biography bound to retain the reader reading." And Gloria Steinem referred to as it "A real-life novel of ways one charismatic woman...turned women's suffrage, the church, ny urban, and masses of the rustic on its ear."