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The second sex

Author: Simone de Beauvoir
Publisher: Princeton, N.J. : Recording for the Blind & Dyslexic, 2004.
Edition/Format:   Audiobook on CD : CD audio : EnglishView all editions and formats
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This ... revolutionary book began as an exceptional woman's attempt to find out who and what she was. It ended up shocking, infuriating, and galvanizing millions of readers and dramatically revising the way women talk and think about themselves. Drawing extensive interviews with women of every age and station of life, masterfully synthesizing research about women's bodies and psyches as well as their historic and  Read more...
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Material Type: Audio book, etc.
Document Type: Sound Recording
All Authors / Contributors: Simone de Beauvoir
OCLC Number: 56536592
Notes: Originally published: New York, Vintage Books. 1989, c1980. Vintage Books ed.
Reprint of the 1953 ed. published by Knopf, New York.
Translation of Le deuxième sexe.
Description: 1 sound disc : digital, mono. ; 4 3/4 in.
Contents: Facts and myths: Destiny; History; Myths --
Woman's life today: Formative years; Situation; Justifications; Toward liberation.
Other Titles: Deuxième sexe.
Responsibility: Simone de Beauvoir ; translated and edited by H.M. Parshley ; introduction to the Vintage edition by Deirdre Bair.

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This ... revolutionary book began as an exceptional woman's attempt to find out who and what she was. It ended up shocking, infuriating, and galvanizing millions of readers and dramatically revising the way women talk and think about themselves. Drawing extensive interviews with women of every age and station of life, masterfully synthesizing research about women's bodies and psyches as well as their historic and economic roles, [this book] is an encyclopedic and ... argued document of inequality and enforced "otherness." -Back cover.

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