The Virago Book Of The Joy Of Shopping (Paperback)Jill Foulston (author)
Paperback 416 Pages / Published: 03/06/2010
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Jane Austen found her sister Cassandra a locket. Joan Didion bought nail enamel and a toaster on impulse. Karyn Bosnak charged $20,000 on credit cards - and wild child Elizabeth Wurtzel got caught shoplifting. George Eliot, on the other hand, hated shopping. Those are the true stories, but there are hundreds of fictional shoppers: The Girl with the Pearl Earring turned up her nose at some stale meat; Tom Ripley lusted after Venetian leather goods, while Jane Eyre cringed at Mr Rochester's pre-wedding excess. This is the first anthology to feature writing about shopping by women throughout history. Buy it.
Publisher: Little, Brown Book Group
Number of pages: 416
Dimensions: 133 x 200 x 28 mm
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