Surrendering Oz

A Life in Essays
Product Number: EB00643135
Released: Mar 11, 2016
Business Term: Purchase
ISBN: #9780989753210
Publisher: Etruscan Press
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Description

Surrendering Oz is a memoir in essays that charts the emotional awakening of a bookish Bronx girl. From her early job as a proofreader at The Guinness Book of World Records through a series of dominating and liberating friendships and secret connections, the author takes charge of her life as a Texas professor, writer, and wise student of her own soul. Reader's Digest says reading Surrendering Oz "is like having a conversation with a bracingly honest but fundamentally kind friend. In 15 pitch-perfect essays, she chronicles her hard-earned rejection of the cultural fairytales of womanhood as she comes fully into possession of her life."

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Author(s): Bonnie Friedman
Original Publish Date: Oct 13, 2014

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