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Orenstein, Peggy

Summary: "The New York Times bestselling author of Girls & Sex and Cinderella Ate My Daughter delivers her first ever collection of essays--funny, poignant, deeply personal and sharply observed pieces, drawn from three decades of writing, which trace girls' and women's progress (or lack thereof) in what Orenstein once called a "half-changed world." Named one of the "40 women who changed the media...

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Publisher / Publication Date: Harper, an imprint of HarperCollinsPublishers 2018

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 305.4 ORE

Orenstein, Peggy

Summary: "Peggy Orenstein's Girls & Sex broke ground, shattered taboos, and galvanized conversations about young women's right to pleasure and agency in sexual encounters. It also had an unintended effect on its author: Orenstein realized that talking about girls is only half the conversation. To understand girls and sex, we also need to talk about boys and sex. Today's young men are subject to the same...

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Publisher / Publication Date: Harper, an Imprint of HarperCollins Publishers 2020

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 305.235 ORE

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Orenstein, Peggy.

Summary: The acclaimed author of the groundbreaking bestseller Schoolgirls reveals the dark side of pink and pretty: the rise of the girlie-girl, she warns, is not that innocent. Pink and pretty or predatory and hardened, sexualized girlhood influences our daughters from infancy onward, telling them that how a girl looks matters more than who she is. Somewhere between the exhilarating rise of Girl...

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Publisher / Publication Date: HarperCollins 2011

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Orenstein, Peggy

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Summary: Presents an analysis of the new sexual landscape faced by girls in today's high schools and colleges, revealing hidden truths, hard lessons, and important possibilities in girls' modern-world sex lives.

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Publisher / Publication Date: Harper, an imprint of HarperCollinsPublishers 2016

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Orenstein, Peggy.

Summary: A memoir of the author's quest for motherhood details her six-year odyssey from her decision to have a baby, through her desperate pursuit of everything humanly possible to achieve her goal, to the repercussions of the ordeal for her marriage.

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Publisher / Publication Date: Bloomsbury 2006

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 921 ORENSTEIN, PEGGY ORE

Orenstein, Peggy.

Summary: The author explores her own conflicting feelings as a mother as she protects her offspring and probes the roots and tendrils of the girlie-girl movement and concludes that parents who think through their values early on and set reasonable limits, encourage dialogue and skepticism, and are canny about the consumer culture can combat the 24/7 "media machine" aimed at girls and hold off the focus...

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Publisher / Publication Date: HarperCollins 2011

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 305.23082 ORE

Orenstein, Peggy.

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Publisher / Publication Date: Doubleday 2000

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 305.4 ORE

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