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Author Spar, Debora L.

Title Wonder women : sex, power, and the quest for perfection / Debora L. Spar.

Publisher New York : Sarah Crichton Books/Farrar, Straus and Giroux, 2013.
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Edition 1st ed.
Description 305 p. : ill. ; 24 cm.
Summary Explores "why, a half century after the publication of Betty Friedan's The feminine mystique ... women still feel stuck ... [detailing] how American women's lives have--and have not--changed over the past fifty years"--Dust jacket flap.
Bibliog. Includes bibliographical references (p. [251]-289) and index.
Contents Growing up Charlie -- Girls : a handbook -- Sex and the social contract -- Bodies and other accessories -- Truly, madly, deeply -- Mythologies of birth -- The good wife's guide to life and love -- Crashing into ceilings : a report from the nine-to-five shift -- Memories of my waist -- Kissing Charlie goodbye.
Subject Spar, Debora L.
Women -- United States -- Social conditions -- 21st century.
Women -- United States -- Attitudes.
Women's rights.
Other Title Sex, power, and the quest for perfection
Call # 305.42 SPAR
ISBN 9780374298753
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