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

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

Label
"If you lean in, will men just look down your blouse?" : questions and thoughts for loud, smart women in turbulent times
Title
"If you lean in, will men just look down your blouse?"
Title remainder
questions and thoughts for loud, smart women in turbulent times
Statement of responsibility
Gina Barreca
Creator
Author
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
"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"--
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Barreca, Regina
Dewey number
305.402/07
Index
no index present
LC call number
HQ1206
LC item number
.B2726 2016
Literary form
non fiction
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Women
  • Women
  • Man-woman relationships
Target audience
adult
Label
"If you lean in, will men just look down your blouse?" : questions and thoughts for loud, smart women in turbulent times, Gina Barreca
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Publication
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volume
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Edition
First edition.
Extent
pages cm
Isbn
9781250060747
Isbn Type
(hardback)
Lccn
2015044976
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
System control number
  • (DLC) 2015044976
  • 1492327
Label
"If you lean in, will men just look down your blouse?" : questions and thoughts for loud, smart women in turbulent times, Gina Barreca
Publication
Carrier category
volume
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Edition
First edition.
Extent
pages cm
Isbn
9781250060747
Isbn Type
(hardback)
Lccn
2015044976
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
System control number
  • (DLC) 2015044976
  • 1492327

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