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The Reader's Loft recognizes the importance of book groups as a way of creating community around the written word in these modern and often too-busy times.

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AAUW Book Group

Grace and Grit: My Fight for Equal Pay and Fairness at Goodyear and Beyond Grace and Grit: My Fight for Equal Pay and Fairness at Goodyear and Beyond By Lilly Ledbetter
Three Rivers Press
Not Open To Public
Tuesday, January 27
3:00 pm at The Reader's Loft


Publisher comments:

The inspiring story of the woman at the center of the historic discrimination case that inspired the Lilly Ledbetter Fair Pay Restoration Act--her fight for equal rights in the workplace, and how her determination became a victory for the nation.
 
Lilly Ledbetter always knew that she was destined for something more than what she was born into--a house with no running water or electricity in the small town of Possum Trot, Alabama. In 1979, when Lilly applied for her dream job at the Goodyear tire factory, she got the job--one of the first women hired at the management level. Nineteen years after her first day at Goodyear, Lilly received an anonymous note revealing that she was making thousands less per year than the men in her position. 

When she filed a sex-discrimination case against Goodyear, Lilly won--and then heartbreakingly lost on appeal. Over the next eight years, her case made it all the way to the Supreme Court, where she lost again. But Lilly continued to fight, and became the namesake of Barack Obama's first official piece of legislation as president. A winning memoir and a powerful call to arms, "Grace and Grit" is the story of a true American icon.

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