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The Feminine Mystique (50th Anniversary Edition)

by Betty Friedan

ISBN: 9780393346787 / 0393346781


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?If you?ve never read it, read it now.??Arianna Huffington, O, The Oprah Magazine

Landmark, groundbreaking, classic?these adjectives barely do justice to the pioneering vision and lasting impact of The Feminine Mystique. Published in 1963, it gave a pitch-perfect description of ?the problem that has no name?: the insidious beliefs and institutions that undermined women?s confidence in their intellectual capabilities and kept them in the home. Writing in a time when the average woman first married in her teens and 60 percent of women students dropped out of college to marry, Betty Friedan captured the frustrations and thwarted ambitions of a generation and showed women how they could reclaim their lives. Part social chronicle, part manifesto, The Feminine Mystique is filled with fascinating anecdotes and interviews as well as insights that continue to inspire. This 50th?anniversary edition features an afterword by best-selling author Anna Quindlen as well as a new introduction by Gail Collins.

ISBN 13 978-03-93346-78-7
ISBN 10 0-393-34678-1
ASIN 0393346781
EAN
  • 9780393346787
Amazon Sales Rank 20,362
Main Category Paperback
Group Book
Publisher W. W. Norton & Company
Studio W. W. Norton & Company
Brand Brand: W. W. Norton n Company
Manufacturer W. W. Norton & Company
Package Quantity 1
Count Per Package 1
Dimensions 5.5 x 1.2 x 8.3 inches. 0.99 pounds
Package Dimensions 8.2 x 5.4 x 1.1 inches. 1.05 pounds
Introduction(s) Gail Collins
Afterword(s) Anna Quindlen
Language(s) English (Published)
English (Original Language)
English (Unknown)
Adult Product? No
 

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