The Resource Enter Helen : the invention of Helen Gurley Brown and the rise of the modern single woman, Brooke Hauser

Enter Helen : the invention of Helen Gurley Brown and the rise of the modern single woman, Brooke Hauser

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Enter Helen : the invention of Helen Gurley Brown and the rise of the modern single woman
Title
Enter Helen
Title remainder
the invention of Helen Gurley Brown and the rise of the modern single woman
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Brooke Hauser
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Language
eng
Summary
  • "This female Mad Men-like story chronicles the legendary Cosmopolitan magazine editor's rise to power as both a cultural icon and trailblazer who redefined what it means to be an American woman.In the mid-Sixties, Helen Gurley Brown, author of the groundbreaking Sex and the Single Girl, took over the ailing Cosmopolitan magazine and revamped it into one of the most successful brands in the world. At a time when magazines taught housewives how to make the perfect casserole, Helen reimagined Cosmo and womanhood itself, championing the independent, ambitious, man-loving single woman. Though she was married, to Hollywood producer David Brown, no one embodied the idea of the Cosmo Girl more than the Ozarks-born Helen, who willed, worked, and--yes--occasionally slept her way to the top, eventually becoming one of the most influential media players in the world.Drawing on new interviews with Helen's friends and former colleagues as well as her personal letters, Enter Helen brings New York City vibrantly to life during the Sexual Revolution and the Women's Movement and features a cast of characters including Hugh Hefner, Nora Ephron, and Gloria Steinem. It is the cinematic story of an icon who bucked convention, defined her own destiny, and became a controversial model for modern feminism, laying the groundwork for television shows like Sex and the City and Girls."Bad Feminist" or not, Helen Gurley Brown got people talking--about sex, work, reproductive choices, and having it all--forever changing the conversation"--
  • "By veteran magazine journalist and author Brooke Hause, Enter Helen is an intimate, in-depth portrait of the inimitable, iconic, and highly controversial champion of Sex and the Single Girl: Helen Gurley Brown"--
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Hauser, Brooke
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  • 306.81/53092
  • B
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LC call number
HQ1439.N6
LC item number
H38 2016
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Read by Tavia Gilbert
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  • Brown, Helen Gurley
  • Women
  • Single women
  • BIOGRAPHY & AUTOBIOGRAPHY / Women
  • BIOGRAPHY & AUTOBIOGRAPHY / Rich & Famous
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Enter Helen : the invention of Helen Gurley Brown and the rise of the modern single woman, Brooke Hauser
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Electronic audio file
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digital storage
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online resource
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cr
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rdacarrier
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stereophonic
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spoken word
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spw
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rdacontent
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1 sound file
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online
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Isbn
9780062444530
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(electronic audio bk.)
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computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
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c
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digital
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Electronic reproduction.
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sound
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digital recording
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unknown
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98F30457-C960-4D1D-B765-5A2DCD93156F
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  • (OCoLC)946726325
  • (TLC)erc0000456968
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Label
Enter Helen : the invention of Helen Gurley Brown and the rise of the modern single woman, Brooke Hauser
Link
Publication
Note
Electronic audio file
Capture and storage technique
digital storage
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Configuration of playback channels
stereophonic
Content category
spoken word
Content type code
spw
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Dimensions
  • unknown
  • not applicable
Extent
1 sound file
Form of item
online
Groove width / pitch
not applicable
Isbn
9780062444530
Isbn Type
(electronic audio bk.)
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
c
Other physical details
digital
Reproduction note
Electronic reproduction.
Sound
sound
Special playback characteristics
digital recording
Specific material designation
  • remote
  • other
Speed
unknown
Stock number
98F30457-C960-4D1D-B765-5A2DCD93156F
System control number
  • (OCoLC)946726325
  • (TLC)erc0000456968
Tape configuration
not applicable
Tape width
not applicable

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