Shrewed: A Wry and Closely Observed Look at the Lives of Women and Girls

March 6, 2018|
Shrewed: A Wry and Closely Observed Look at the Lives of Women and Girls
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Why are there so few women in politics? Why is public space, whether it’s the street or social media, still so inhospitable to women? What does Carrie Fisher have to do with Mary Wollstonecraft? And why is a wedding ceremony Satan’s playground?

These are some of the questions that bestselling author and acclaimed journalist Elizabeth Renzetti examines in her new collection of original essays. Drawing upon her decades of reporting on feminist issues, Shrewed is a book about feminism’s crossroads. From Hillary Clinton’s failed campaign to the quest for equal pay, from the lessons we can learn from old ladies to the future of feminism in a turbulent world, Renzetti takes a pointed, witty look at how far we’ve come — and how far we have to go.

If Nellie McClung and Erma Bombeck had an IVF baby, this book would be the result. If they’d lived at the same time. And in the same country. And if IVF had been invented. Well, you get the point.

Title:Shrewed: A Wry and Closely Observed Look at the Lives of Women and Girls
Format:Kobo ebook
Published:March 6, 2018
Publisher:House of Anansi Press Inc
Language:English
Appropriate for ages:All ages
ISBN - 13:9781487003050

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