Make Mine a Double (Hardback)Gina Barreca (editor)
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Publisher: University Press of New England
Number of pages: 204
Weight: 403 g
Dimensions: 229 x 140 x 20 mm
Barreca s anthology fills a gap in the portrayal of drinking women by not positing them as merely lightweights or lushes, but as intelligent, confident women who embrace and celebrate the drink. Readers and students of Women s Studies, Gender Studies, Sociology, Psychology, and Social History will definitely find many questions and issues to discuss. Bookslut"
A collection of witty, provocative pieces about women and their beverages of choice pulled together by humorist Gina Barreca, these tales of women s complex relationships with alcohol are the story of every woman s effort to find independence. All profits from the book will be donated to Windham Hospital s Gina s Friends fund, which aids women in need. Publisher s Weekly"
In Make Mine a Double, a spirited collection of 28 original essays, Barecca, Amy Bloom, Fay Weldon, Nicole Hollander and others write humorously about the social stigma of women who sip as well as their relationships with (or without) booze. More"
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