Becoming Myself

Becoming Myself

Reflections on Growing up Female

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Grand Central Pub
In the tradition of The Right Words at the Right Time, a collection of original essays on the joys, trials, and unexpected outcomes of growing up female by dozens of celebrities, writers, and exceptional women

An inspiring collection of essays from a wide range of notable women, on the experience of being female. Sixty-seven original essays from celebrities and writers, including Meryl Streep, Kate Winslet, J.K. Rowling, Julia Stiles, Maya Angelou, Kate Spade, Helen Hunt, Zane, Patti LaBelle, Joyce Carol Oates, Lily Tomlin, and many more. Subjects covered include everything from how it felt for Vanessa Williams to be stripped of her Miss America crown to Meryl Streep's definition of real freedom. The essays are funny, poignant, indignant, nostalgic, and powerfully female.

Baker & Taylor
In an inspirational compilation of sixty-seven original essays, notable women--including Meryl Streep, Joyce Carol Oates, J. K. Rowling, Maya Angelou, Sylvia Boorstein, Maria Shriver, Lily Tomlin, Zane, Suze Orman, and Helen Gurley Brown--share their thoughts and observations on their experience of being female. 50,000 first printing.

HARPERCOLL
In the tradition of The Right Words at the Right Time, a collection of original essays on the joys, trials, and unexpected outcomes of growing up female by dozens of celebrities, writers, and exceptional women

An inspiring collection of essays from a wide range of notable women, on the experience of being female. Sixty-seven original essays from celebrities and writers, including Meryl Streep, Kate Winslet, J.K. Rowling, Julia Stiles, Maya Angelou, Kate Spade, Helen Hunt, Zane, Patti LaBelle, Joyce Carol Oates, Lily Tomlin, and many more. Subjects covered include everything from how it felt for Vanessa Williams to be stripped of her Miss America crown to Meryl Streep's definition of real freedom. The essays are funny, poignant, indignant, nostalgic, and powerfully female.

Baker
& Taylor

Notable women, including Meryl Streep, Joyce Carol Oates, J. K. Rowling, Maya Angelou, Sylvia Boorstein, Maria Shriver, Lily Tomlin, Suze Orman, and Helen Gurley Brown, share their thoughts on their experience of being female.

Publisher: New York : Hyperion, 2006
Edition: 1st ed
ISBN: 9781401301392
1401301398
Branch Call Number: 305.4 BEC
Characteristics: xiv, 288 p. ;,22 cm.
Additional Contributors: Shalit, Willa 1955-

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