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Without Precedent: The Life of Susie Marshall Sharp (Hardcover)

Anna R. Hayes

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ISBN 10: 0807832146 / ISBN 13: 9780807832141
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Hardcover. The first woman judge in the state of North Carolina and the first woman in the United States to be elected chief justice of a state supreme court, Susie Marshall Sharp (1907-.Shipping may be from our Sydney, NSW warehouse or from our UK or US warehouse, depending on stock availability. 559 pages. 0.957. N° de ref. de la librería 9780807832141

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Título: Without Precedent: The Life of Susie ...

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More than the stars aligned--more like constellations--for the fascinating and definitive biography of the first woman to serve as Chief Justice of a state Supreme Court to be written.--Metro Magazine Hayes tells [Susie Marshall Sharp's] story beautifully.--The Cullman Tribune Presents Sharp's career as an attorney, judge and politician within the context of the social mores, the legal profession and political battles of her day, and illuminates it with a revealing examination of Sharp's family background, personality and rich private life.--Carolina Country Extremely well written and meticulously documented. It presents a vivid portrait of a highly intelligent, courageous woman who braved many personal tragedies while carving a place of honor in the state's judiciary history.--A.C. Snow, Raleigh News & Observer Hayes demonstrates a passion, respect, and dedication to tell the story of Susie Marshall Sharp in its entirety.--Journal of Southern History A compelling life story that provides a wonderfully intimate view of an important judge. . . . Deserves a lot of credit for a unique approach and diligent research.--North Carolina Historical Review An engaging book. . . . Author Anna Hayes is both a historian and a lawyer, which is a winning combination in chronicling the life of one of the most outstanding jurists North Carolina has ever produced.--Charles Blackburn Jr., Our State [An] outstanding and revealing biography. . . . A fascinating account of Sharp's extraordinary professional life. . . . A compelling read, and one that makes a valuable contribution to our understanding of North Carolina in the 20th century and the woman who changed our judiciary forever.--Jack Betts, Charlotte Observer Glowing praise may not sufficiently describe the merit of this book and the high standard it sets as an example of how to tell the story of an important person.--D.G Martin, Raleigh News & Observer It is the complexity of the portrait that makes Hayes' biography fascinating to those who thought they already knew Susie Sharp.--Carolina Alumni Review [Hayes] holds little back, but does not sensationalize the more startling facets of Sharp's life. . . . Hayes captures a woman who made numerous sacrifices for her career and enjoyed numerous successes.--Salisbury Post Hayes tells [Sharp's] story beautifully.--Greene County Independent

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