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Author Moran, Caitlin, 1975-

Title How to be a woman [electronic resource] / Caitlin Moran. [Axis 360 electronic resource]

Edition First U.S. edition.
Publication Info. New York : Harper Perennial, [2011]
©2011
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Description 1 online resource (305 pages)
Summary Though they have the vote and the Pill and haven't been burned as witches since 1727, life isn't exactly a stroll down the catwalk for modern women. They are beset by uncertainties and questions: Why are they supposed to get Brazilians? Why do bras hurt? Why the incessant talk about babies? And do men secretly hate them? Caitlin Moran interweaves provocative observations on women's lives with laugh-out-loud funny scenes from her own, from the riot of adolescence to her development as a writer, wife, and mother. With rapier wit, Moran slices right to the truth--whether it's about the workplace, strip clubs, love, fat, abortion, popular entertainment, or children--to jump-start a new conversation about feminism. With humor, insight, and verve, How To Be a Woman lays bare the reasons why female rights and empowerment are essential issues not only for women today but also for society itself.
Note Originally published: London : Ebury, 2011.
Summary Piecing together common-sense observations with scenes from her own life, the author sheds new light on feminism, discussing the reasons why female rights and empowerment are essential issues for both women and society itself.
Subject Moran, Caitlin, 1975-
Moran, Caitlin, 1975- -- Anecdotes.
Moran, Caitlin, 1975- -- Humor.
Moran, Caitlin, 1975- (OCoLC)fst01915527
Women journalists -- England -- Biography.
Journalists -- England -- Biography.
Women -- Great Britain -- Social conditions -- Humor.
Women journalists -- England -- Biography -- Anecdotes.
Journalists -- England -- Biography -- Anecdotes.
Women -- Conduct of life -- Humor.
Feminism.
Feminism. (OCoLC)fst00922671
Journalists. (OCoLC)fst00984188
Women -- Conduct of life. (OCoLC)fst01176610
Women journalists. (OCoLC)fst01178072
Women -- Social conditions. (OCoLC)fst01176947
England. (OCoLC)fst01219920
Great Britain. (OCoLC)fst01204623
Genre Electronic books.
Anecdotes. (OCoLC)fst01423876
Biography Anecdotes. (OCoLC)fst01423690
Humor. (OCoLC)fst01423696
Other Form: Print version: Moran, Caitlin, 1975- How to be a woman New York : Harper Perennial, c2011 9780062124296 (DLC) 2012372347 (OCoLC)757483344
ISBN 9780062124258 : $16.99
0062124250 : $16.99
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