Memoirs of an Ex-Prom Queen (Paperback)Alix Kates Shulman (author)
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Publisher: Profile Books Ltd
Number of pages: 272
Weight: 230 g
Dimensions: 198 x 129 x 16 mm
Edition: Main - Classic edition
This dazzling 1972 novel blazes with fury at women's lot from the Forties onwards ... Shulman's gripping account of the female experience in a man's world is hilarious, shudder-making and inspirational. * Daily Mail *
Kates Shulman's sardonic examination of life in small-town America in the 50s and 60s gets a welcome republication ... a hugely likeable heroine and a voice that still resonates down the years * the i paper *
An important piece of fiction that mirrors many women's experiences, both fifty years ago and today * The Lady *
Sad and witty, expertly conceived and executed ... important * Newsweek *
An extraordinarily fine novel ... Men may curse, they may howl . . . yet men owe it to themselves to see themselves plain, as their wives and girlfriends perceive them ... A writer of remarkable narrative talent, sharp wit and acerbic insight * Los Angeles Times *
A vicious little gem of a novel * Cosmopolitan *
This story, told with astringent wit, explores every facet and cliche of what it means to grow up female and beautiful * San Francisco Chronicle *
An extraordinary novel ... women will like it and men should read it for the good of their immortal souls -- The New York Times
... an instant bestseller now considered a feminist classic ... The energetic prose exudes American confidence ... [and] exposes the darker side of traditional values ... An important piece of fiction that mirrors many women's experiences, both fifty years ago and today. * The Lady *
Furious, fiercely funny, provocative, sexy, and wise-a must read -- Dani Shapiro
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