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Title The bitch is back : older, wiser, and (getting) happier / edited by Cathi Hanauer.

Edition First edition.
Publication Info. New York, New York : William Morrow, an imprint of HarperCollins Publishers, [2016]
©2016
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Description xxix, 332 pages ; 24 cm
Contents 1. Me, myself, and my midlife choices: my way or the highway -- Five crucial things the fifty-three-year-old bitch knows that the thirty-nine-year-old bitch didn't (yet) / Pam Houston -- Vagina. Notwithstanding / Jennifer Finney Boylan -- Gone girl: what I (don't) owe my mother / Anna March -- Wrinkles in time. Or not. / Debora L. Spar -- What's love got to do with it?: I'm havin' my baby / Lizzie Skurnick -- The "other woman" then and now / Kerry Herlihy -- Dirty work / Kathy Thomas, as told to Cathi Hanauer -- 2. Sex, lies, and happy(ish) endings: because this ain't Disney, dolls. It's life -- The coming of age: sex 102 / Sarah Crichton -- Still in the heart / Hazel McClay -- My filthy little heart: Love it? Or lose it? / Claire Johnson -- Once a week: take it or leave it / Grace O'Malley -- Fifty shades of free / Robin Rinaldi -- My war with sex / Lynn Darling -- 3. To Hell, and to hold -- Her life. My life: two women, two worlds / Erin White -- Jason, me, and Jesus: the other guy in our relationship / Veronica Chambers -- Trading places: we both wanted to stay home. He won. But so did I. / Julianna Baggett -- Beyond the myth of co-parenting: what we lost--and gained--by abandoning equality / Hope Edelman -- Now there were two / Jill Bialosky -- Living alone: a fantasy / Sandra Tsing Loh -- 4. Starting over -- Second time around: letting go of convention (and listening to my mother) / Kate Christensen -- What was in it for ME: saying yes, saying no, leaning in, leaning out / Rabia Hussein -- Stepping off the scale / Ann Hood -- Getting it right the third time. Or wrong. You tell me. / Karen Karbo -- Yes / Susanna Sonnenberg -- A new life under the ladder / Cynthia Kling.
Summary "More than a decade after the New York Times bestselling anthology The Bitch in the House spoke up loud and clear for a generation of young women, nine of the original contributors are back--along with sixteen captivating new voices--sharing their ruminations from an older, stronger, and wiser perspective about love, sex, work, family, independence, body-image, health, and aging: the critical flash points of womens lives today."--Jacket flap.
Subject American essays -- Women authors.
Women authors, American -- Literary collections.
Women -- United States -- Social conditions -- Case studies.
Aging -- Literary collections.
Interpersonal relations -- United States -- Case studies.
Genre Essays.
Added Author Hanauer, Cathi, editor.
ISBN 9780062389510 hardcover
0062389513
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