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Big girls don't cry : the election that changed everything for American women

Author: Rebecca Traister
Publisher: New York : Free Press, 2010.
Edition/Format:   Print book : English : 1st Free Press hardcover edView all editions and formats
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It was all as unpredictable as it was riveting: Hillary Clinton's improbable rise, her fall and her insistence on pushing forward straight through to her remarkable phoenix flight from the race; Sarah Palin's attempt not only to fill the void left by Clinton, but to alter the very definition of feminism and claim some version of it for conservatives; liberal rapture over Barack Obama and the historic election of our  Read more...
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Additional Physical Format: Also issued in e-book format.
Traister, Rebecca.
Big girls don't cry.
Named Person: Hillary Rodham Clinton; Sarah Palin; Michelle Obama; Hillary Rodham Clinton; Michelle Obama; Sarah Palin
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Rebecca Traister
ISBN: 9781439150283 1439150281 9781439154878 1439154872
OCLC Number: 429025297
Description: 336 pages ; 24 cm
Contents: Hillary is us --
Spousal supports --
Campaigning while female --
Five days in January --
The most restricting forces --
All about their mothers --
Boys on the bus --
Things to do in Denver if you're female --
Enter Palin --
Pop culture warriors --
The next wave is here --
The aftermath.
Responsibility: Rebecca Traister.
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Traister provides a social commentary on how the 2008 presidential election brought issues concerning women, power, sexism and feminism to the fore.  Read more...

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