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In praise of difficult women

Karen Karbo

In praise of difficult women

life lessons from 29 heroines who dared to break the rules

by Karen Karbo

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  • 23 Currently reading

Published .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Biography,
  • Women

  • About the Edition

    Presents information on female rule-breakers, including Josephine Baker, Jane Goodall, Margaret Cho, and Hillary Rodham Clinton.

    Edition Notes

    Includes bibliographical references (pages 333-342).

    StatementKaren Karbo ; illustrations by Kimberly Glyder
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsCT3202 .K37 2018
    The Physical Object
    Pagination346 pages
    Number of Pages346
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL26945513M
    ISBN 101426217749
    ISBN 109781426217746
    OCLC/WorldCa1023510631

      A national bestseller from the “prolific and exceptionally insightful” (Globe and Mail) Roxane Gay, Difficult Women is a collection of stories of rare force that paints a wry, beautiful, haunting vision of modern ult Women tells of hardscrabble lives, passionate loves, and quirky and vexed human connection. The women in these stories live lives of privilege and of poverty Brand: Grove/Atlantic, Inc.   In Praise of Difficult Women Life Lessons From 29 Heroines Who Dared to Break the Rules (Book): Karbo, Karen: Presents information on female rule-breakers, including Josephine Baker, Jane Goodall, Margaret Cho, and Hillary Rodham Clinton.

      In Praise of Difficult Women audiobook, by Karen Karbo From Frida Kahlo and Elizabeth Taylor to Nora Ephron, Carrie Fisher, and Lena Dunham, this witty narrative explores what we can learn from the imperfect and extraordinary legacies of twenty-nine iconic women who forged their own unique paths in the , sassy, and unapologetically feminine.   Either you love her or want to smack her. Just as she did with Prozac Nation, Elizabeth Wurtzel is stirring up passionate debate with her smart new book, Bitch: In Praise of Difficult Women.

    Unfortunately, the title and cover preview the book's central confusion -- what exactly about a difficult woman is worthy of praise -- as well as Wurtzel's own insecurities as a writer and grown-up. Wurtzel begins the book by celebrating the ascendancy of women who act ''improperly,'' women who are too selfish, demanding, vulgar, violent. “Part biography, part inspiration, all parts fascinating, In Praise of Difficult Women is a wise and hilarious reminder of the importance of being a pain in the ass. Keep it by your bedside.”—Meghan Daum, best-selling author of The Unspeakable “Give me difficult women or give me death.


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