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"If you lean in, will men just look down your blouse?" : questions and thoughts for loud, smart women in turbulent times

Barreca, Regina (author.).
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Greenwood PL - Greenwood 305.402 BAR (Text) 36626103725644 Adult Nonfiction Available -
Milford PL - Milford 305.402 Bar (Text) 72433000135793 Adult Non-Fiction Available -

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  • ISBN: 9781250060747 (hardback)
  • Physical Description: ix, 262 pages ; 22 cm
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  • Edition: First edition.
  • Publisher: New York : St. Martin's Press, 2016.

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Summary, etc.: "Gina Barreca is fed up with women who lean in, but don't open their mouths. In her latest collection of essays, she turns her attention to subjects like bondage which she notes now seems to come in fifty shades of grey and has been renamed Spanx. She muses on those lessons learned in Kindergarten that every woman must unlearn like not having to hold the hand of the person you're waking next to (especially if he's a bad boyfriend) or needing to have milk, cookies and a nap every day at 3:00 PM (which tends to sap one's energy not to mention what it does to one's waistline). She sounds off about all those things a woman hates to hear from a man like "Calm down" or "Next time, try buying shoes that fit". "'If You Lean In, Will Men Just Look Down Your Blouse?'" is about getting loud, getting love, getting ahead and getting the first draw (or the last shot). Here are tips, lessons and bold confessions about bad boyfriends at any age, about friends we love and ones we can't stand anymore, about waist size and wasted time, about panic, placebos, placentas and certain kinds of not-so adorable paternalism attached to certain kinds of politicians. The world is kept lively by loud women talking and "'If You Lean In, Will Men Just Look Down Your Blouse?'" cheers and challenges those voices to come together and speak up. You think she's kidding? Oh, boy, do you have another thing coming"--
Subject: Women
Women Humor
Man-woman relationships Humor
HUMOR / Form / Essays
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