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Sex object a memoir by Jessica Valenti

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Subjects:

  • Feminists,
  • Feminsim,
  • Sex,
  • Biography,
  • Sexism

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Edition Notes

StatementJessica Valenti
Classifications
LC ClassificationsHQ1413.V35 A3 2016
The Physical Object
Pagination204 pages
Number of Pages204
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL27208321M
ISBN 100062435086
ISBN 109780062435088
LC Control Number2016017749
OCLC/WorldCa950881844, 943698010

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  An Amazon Best Book of June Speaking up for women's issues with a bold and unflinching voice is nothing new for Jessica Valenti. Her new memoir, Sex Object, evokes this trademark approach, along with insights into her personal experience, in order to explain how sexism has shaped generations of women.4/5(). In Sex Object, Jessica Valenti tells her truth with stunning vulnerability and courage, defying easy answers and daring us to look away. You won’t forget it.” You won’t forget it.” — Irin Carmon, New York Times bestselling author of Notorious RBG: The Life and Times of Ruth Bader Ginsburg. A site dedicated to book lovers providing a forum to discover and share commentary about the books and authors they enjoy. Author interviews, book reviews and lively book commentary are found here. Content includes books from bestselling, midlist and debut authors. New York Times BestsellerNPR Best Book of “Sharp and prescient The appeal of Valenti’s memoir lies in her ability to trace objectification through her own life, and to trace what was for a long time her own obliviousness to it Sex Object is an antidote to the fun and flirty feminism of selfies and self-help.” — New RepublicHailed by the Washington Post as &.