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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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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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 c...

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