cover image Alva Myrdal: A Daughter's Memoir

Alva Myrdal: A Daughter's Memoir

Sissela Bok, Author Basic Books $17.5 (410p) ISBN 978-0-201-60815-1

Bok's candid and engaging biography tells how her mother, a Swedish diplomat and Nobel Peace Prize winner, challenged notions about the role of women in society and became known as the ``conscience of the disarmament movement.'' (May)