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

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

byPeggy Orenstein

Paperback | January 31, 2012

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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 Schoolgirls grapples 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.

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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Title:Cinderella Ate My Daughter: Dispatches from the Front Lines of the New Girlie-Girl CultureFormat:PaperbackDimensions:272 pages, 8 × 5.31 × 0.61 inPublished:January 31, 2012Publisher:HarperCollinsLanguage:English

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Rated 4 out of 5 by from Really good insight Very good insight on today's culture of little girls wanting to be and look like the version of perfection the media portrays.
Date published: 2017-07-08
Rated 3 out of 5 by from Enjoyable read This book examines the typical expectations society has for young girls, the toys they play with, and the activities they engage in. While it cites many accredited studies and articles, it skips along the surface without reaching any concrete conclusions.
Date published: 2017-04-08

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