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Spinster [electronic resource] : Making a Life of One's Own. Kate Bolick.

Bolick, Kate. (Author).
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  • ISBN: 9780385347143 (electronic bk)
  • Physical Description: 1 online resource
  • Publisher: New York : Broadway Books, 2015.

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Summary, etc.: A New York Times Book Review Notable Book"Whom to marry, and when will it happen--these two questions define every woman's existence." So begins Spinster, a revelatory and slyly erudite look at the pleasures and possibilities of remaining single. Using her own experiences as a starting point, journalist and cultural critic Kate Bolick invites us into her carefully considered, passionately lived life, weaving together the past and present to examine why­ she--along with over 100 million American women, whose ranks keep growing--remains unmarried.This unprecedented demographic shift, Bolick explains, is the logical outcome of hundreds of years of change that has neither been fully understood, nor appreciated. Spinster introduces a cast of pioneering women from the last century whose genius, tenacity, and flair for drama have emboldened Bolick to fashion her life on her own terms: columnist Neith Boyce, essayist Maeve...
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Subject: Nonfiction.
Biography & Autobiography.
Sociology.
Genre: Electronic books.

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