From Lizzie Borden to Jean Harris to Aileen Wuornos, this riveting investigation will change the ways you think about crime and punishment. A new introduction by the author illuminates the conditions for women who kill—and are killed—now.
'This provocative book . . . reminds us again that women are entitled to their rage.' —Barbara Grizzuti Harrison, The New York Times Book Review
'A classic and superb piece of work that can change social attitudes.' —Adrienne Rich
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