The Guilty Feminist

You Don't Have to Be Perfect to Overthrow the Patriarchy
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Audio (9 discs)
Product Number: DD46753
Released: Jan 07, 2020
Business Term: Purchase
ISBN: #9781549155178
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Description

A witty take on feminism for every woman who wants equality but sometimes wants a day off from fighting for it Sometimes we feel a bit like "I'm a feminist, but..." As in, "I'm a feminist, but I skipped the Women's March to buy face cream." As in, "I'm a feminist, but I've never found time to read Sylvia Plath (but I have watched fifteen seasons of Keeping Up with the Kardashians)." In The Guilty Feminist, Deborah Frances-White reassures us that we don't have to be perfect to be a force for meaningful change. Exploring big issues of identity, equality, intersectionality, and the current feminist agenda, she explodes the myth of the model activist and offers a realistic path toward changing the world.

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eAudio
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Product Number Z100150839
Released: Jan 07, 2020
Business Term: 2 Year
Publisher: Hachette Book Group
ISBN: #9781549155161
eBook
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Product Number EB00753339
Released: Dec 31, 2019
Business Term: 2 Year
Publisher: Seal Press
ISBN: #9781541618664

Professional reviews

"Deborah Frances-White and Adjoa Andoh work together to narrate this set of ruminations about contemporary womanhood and its many dilemmas. Frances-White has an upper-crust British accent that gives the questions she's asking an added layer of importance. As she reads at a quick but measured pace, listeners are pulled along by her brisk no-nonsense approach to a seemingly overwhelming topic. At the start of each chapter, Andoh provides short vocal clips of ironic statements that sum up the theme. Those looking for the nuances of issues facing women and feminism will likely replay many of these chapters numerous times. If there ever was a title that could start an audio book club, this is it. M.R. Winner of AudioFile Earphones Award © AudioFile 2020, Portland, Maine"

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