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Cathy Gere: Hairy Guanches, 23 July 2009

The Marvellous Hairy Girls: The Gonzales Sisters and Their Worlds 
by Merry Wiesner-Hanks.
Yale, 248 pp., £18.99, May 2009, 978 0 300 12733 1
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... father. Among the hirsute offspring were three girls: Maddalena, Francesca and Antonietta. As Merry Wiesner-Hanks admits in the preface of The Marvellous Hairy Girls, everything that is known about the Gonzales family can be told in a few pages, and so most of her book consists of lengthy disquisitions on such matters as Spanish conquests, the world ...

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