9780446679497

Hypocrite in a Pouffy White Dress

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  • ISBN13:

    9780446679497

  • ISBN10:

    0446679496

  • Format: Paperback
  • Copyright: 1/1/2005
  • Publisher: Grand Central Publishing
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Summary

From the author of "Kiss My Tiara" comes a funny and poignant collection of true stories about women coming of age that for once isn't about finding a date.

Author Biography

Susan Jane Gilman is the author of Hypocrite in a Pouffy White Dress and Kiss My Tiara. She has written commentary for The New York Times, The Los Angeles Times, and Ms. magazine, among others, and her fiction and essays have received several literary awards. Though she has lived most recently in Geneva, Switzerland, and Washington, D.C., she remains, eternally, a child of New York.

Table of Contents

Author's Soapbox xi
PART I Grape Juice and Humiliation
1. Nudie Hippie Kiddie Star
3(21)
2. A Girl's Guide to Bragging and Lying
24(17)
3. White Like Me
41(21)
4. Christmas Trees, Jews, and Virgins
62(24)
5. Love and the Maharishi
86(25)
PART II Not Just Horny, But Obnoxious, Too
6. Mick Jagger Wants Me
111(22)
7. Puberty, Sex, and Other Extreme Sports
133(22)
8. My Brilliant Career
155(22)
9. How Clever Are We?
177
PART III Reality Says "Hello"
10. Picnic at Treblinka
201(28)
11. I Was a Professional Lesbian
229(18)
12. My Father the Park Ranger, My Mother the Nun
247(30)
13. Your Tax Dollars, Hard at Work
277(33)
14. Hypocrite in a Pouffy White Dress
310(21)
15. Speak at the Tuna
331(22)
About the Author 353

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