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The Gate to Women's Country. Was " Rhys Ifans!"

From:caeruleancentaur <caeruleancentaur@...>
Date:Sunday, November 28, 2004, 18:54
Sally Caves wrote:

>Recent polls indicate that young male students are falling behind >female students in college attendance, grade point average, higher >education. Is it bigotry? ignorance? or a need to capitulate to >the mannerbund, the socially hip, the street-savvy but savvy about >nothing else crowd (which is educational suicide)? I don't know >what college you're attending in California (that's where I went to >college--Scripps, and graduate school--Berkeley), but I thought the >sneering would stop, especially over Spanish.
This is not quite to the point, but this comment put me in mind of Sheri S. Tepper's book "The Gate to Women's Country." I've read it several times and always come away with spirit uplifted. It's a post- apocalypse story that deals with the differences between men and women. Charlie