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Bitch : in praise of difficult women

Author: Elizabeth Wurtzel
Publisher: New York : Doubleday, 1998.
Edition/Format:   Book : Biography : English : 1st edView all editions and formats
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" ... a brilliant tract on the history of manipulative female behavior. By looking at women who derive their power from their sexuality, Wurtzel offers a trenchant cultural critique of contemporary gender relations ... "--Dust jacket. Includes references to Delilah, Yoko Ono, Pam Smart, Bess Myerson, Amy Fisher, Hillary Clinton, Margaux Hemingway, Nicole Brown Simpson, Sylvia Plath, Edie Sedgwick, Marilyn Monroe,  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Biography
Additional Physical Format: Online version:
Wurtzel, Elizabeth.
Bitch.
New York : Doubleday, 1998
(OCoLC)654664891
Material Type: Biography, Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Elizabeth Wurtzel
ISBN: 0385484003 9780385484008
OCLC Number: 38144418
Description: 434 p. ; 25 cm.
Contents: Introduction: Manufacturing Fascination --
He Puts Her on a Pedestal and She Goes Down on It --
Hey Little Girl Is Your Daddy Home? --
There She Goes Again --
The Blonde in the Bleachers --
Used to Love Her but I Had to Kill Her --
Epilogue: Did I Shave My Legs for This?.
Responsibility: Elizabeth Wurtzel.
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" ... a brilliant tract on the history of manipulative female behavior. By looking at women who derive their power from their sexuality, Wurtzel offers a trenchant cultural critique of contemporary gender relations ... "--Dust jacket. Includes references to Delilah, Yoko Ono, Pam Smart, Bess Myerson, Amy Fisher, Hillary Clinton, Margaux Hemingway, Nicole Brown Simpson, Sylvia Plath, Edie Sedgwick, Marilyn Monroe, Courtney Love, Sally Hemings, Bathsheba, Kimba Wood, Sharon Stone, and Princess Di.

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