Cinderella Ate My Daughter: Dispatches from the Front Lines of the New Girlie-Girl Culture

Paperback | January 31, 2012

byPeggy Orenstein

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From New York Times bestselling author Peggy Orenstein, now available in paperback—the acclaimed New York Times Magazine contributor and author of the groundbreaking New York Times bestseller Schoolgirlsgrapples with where to draw the line for our daughters in the new girlie-girl culture.

The rise of the girlie-girl, warns Peggy Orenstein, is no innocent phenomenon. Following her acclaimed books Flux, Schoolgirls, and the provocative New York Times bestseller Waiting for Daisy, Orenstein’s Cinderella Ate My Daughter offers a radical, timely wake-up call for parents, revealing the dark side of a pretty and pink culture confronting girls at every turn as they grow into adults.

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From New York Times bestselling author Peggy Orenstein, now available in paperback—the acclaimed New York Times Magazine contributor and author of the groundbreaking New York Times bestseller Schoolgirlsgrapples with where to draw the line for our daughters in the new girlie-girl culture.The rise of the girlie-girl, warns Peggy Orenste...

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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.Sweet and sassy or predatory and hardened, sexualized girlhood influences our daughters from infancy onward, telling them that how a girl looks matters more than who sh...

Peggy Orenstein is the author of theNew York TimesbestsellerWaiting for Daisy: A Tale of Two Continents, Three Religions, Five Infertility Doctors, an Oscar, an Atomic Bomb, a Romantic Night, and One Woman's Quest to Become a MotherandSchoolgirls: Young Women, Self-Esteem, and the Confidence Gap. A contributing writer to theNew York Ti...

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Format:PaperbackDimensions:272 pages, 8 × 5.31 × 0.61 inPublished:January 31, 2012Publisher:HarperCollinsLanguage:English

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ISBN - 10:0061711535

ISBN - 13:9780061711534

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“[Peggy Orenstein’s] addictively readable book manages, somehow, to be simultaneously warm and chilling”