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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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"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 &a "[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 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 Hayes tells [Sharp's] story beautifully.--"Greene County Independent" "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" "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 tells [Susie Marshall Sharp's] story beautifully."--"The Cullman Tribune" "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] 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" "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" "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" "Hayes tells [Sharp's] story beautifully."--"Greene County Independent" "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" "Hayes demonstrates a passion, respect, and dedication to tell the story of Susie Marshall Sharp in its entirety."--"Journal of Southern History" "[Anna R. Hayes'] discovery of documents that unveil the most private dimensions of the life of this very public figure is every biographer's dream." -- Jane Sherron De Hart, co-author of "Sex, Gender, and the Politics of ERA" and author of "Ruth Bader Ginsburg Before the Bench" ""Without Precedent" may not be the book that Anna Hayes expected to write about Susie Marshall Sharp. It is, however, a meticulously researched, beautifully written, and courageous biography of one of the most respected and influential American women of the twentieth century." -- E. Garrett Walker, Clerk to Chief Justice Susie Sharp, Supreme Court of North Carolina, fall 1975 to spring 1976 "An objective portrait of a complicated woman. . . . The author shares many of her subject's best traits and experiences. . . . Hayes brings a feel of law offices, courtrooms and judicial politics to her story. . . . A powerful example of how to tell the story of an important person." -- D.G. Martin, "The Charlotte Observer" "[Stories] that show the positive contributions of Sharp to her state and her family, are now recounted vividly by Hayes." -- D.G. Martin, syndicated columnist "Hayes tells [Sharp's] story beautifully." -- "Greene County Independent" [Anna R. Hayes'] successful search for documents that unveil the most private dimensions of the life of this very public figure are every biographer's dream. --Jane Sherron De Hart, co-author of "Sex, Gender, and the Politics of ERA" and author of "Ruth Bader Ginsburg Before the Bench"

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