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All the single ladies : Unmarried Women and the Rise of an Independent Nation. / Rebecca Traister.

Traister, Rebecca. (Author). Thaxton, Candace. (Added Author).

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  • ISBN: 9781508215097 (sound recording)
  • Physical Description: 1 online resource (12 audio files) : digital
  • Edition: Unabridged.
  • Publisher: New York : Simon & Schuster Audio, 2016.

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Participant or Performer Note:
Narrator: Candace Thaxton.
Summary, etc.:
A nuanced investigation into the sexual, economic, and emotional lives of women in America, this "singularly triumphant work" (Los Angeles Times) by Rebecca Traister "the most brilliant voice on feminism in the country" (Anne Lamott) is "sure to be vigorously discussed" (Booklist, starred review). In 2009, the award-winning journalist Rebecca Traister started All the Single Ladies-a book she thought would be a work of contemporary journalism-about the twenty-first century phenomenon of the American single woman. It was the year the proportion of American women who were married dropped below fifty percent; and the median age of first marriages, which had remained between twenty and twenty-two years old for nearly a century (1890-1980), had risen dramatically to twenty-seven. But over the course of her vast research and more than a hundred interviews with academics and social scientists and prominent single women, Traister...
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Requires OverDrive Listen (file size: N/A KB) or OverDrive app (file size: 328521 KB).
Subject: Nonfiction.
Women's Studies.
Genre: Electronic books.

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