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What Women Want

What Women Want (Trade Paperback / Paperback)

By Thomas, Nelly

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IWith all the moxie of an RSL barmaid and the library card of a research fellow, Nelly Thomas has emerged to talk about nothing slighter than the trials of her generation...She's erudite, earthy and entirely unemployable./I IBHelen Razor - The Age /B/I BI/I/B Nelly Thomas has had... a mind-boggling array of jobs from high-level policy and research jobs to dressing as rooster for a fast-food chicken outlet. She's finally found one she likes as a comedian and social commentator. In IWhat Women Want/I Nelly gives a very honest and funny take on life for Australian women in the 21st century. Nelly address all the challenges and opportunities, big and small, facing women today. Through hilarious stories from her own life Nelly gives us a refreshing perspective on just how much life has changed for women of her generation, and tries to answer the question; Iwhat do women want? /I I/I IThe promise of progress - some of it feminist, some of it from other sources - doesn't seem to have been fulfilled. So many modern women seem to feel under pressure rather than free. Some of us are experiencing all this choice, all these options, as a burden. We've all felt that paralysis at the super-market when confronted with 738 varieties of deodorant - what is the difference between the deodorants, is one better than the other, will it harm me, can I afford it, do I even need it? I think that might be a metaphor writ large for an entire generation. We've got a lot of options, but how the hell do we choose?/I -BNelly Thomas /B
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ISBN 9781742754888
Published AU 2 Apr 2012
Publisher Random House
Format Trade Paperback/Paperback
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ISBN-13 9781742754888
Stock Available
Status Available at publisher; allow 3-6 weeks delivery due to Covid 19 freight delays
Publisher Random House
Imprint Ebury Australia
Published 2 Apr 2012
Publication Country Australia Australia
Format Trade Paperback/Paperback
Author(s) By Thomas, Nelly
Category Humour
Number of Pages 320
Dimensions Width: 156mm
Height: 233mm
Spine: 24mm
Dewey Code 305.4
Weight 380g
Interest Age General Audience
Reading Age General Audience
Library of Congress Women, Women - Australia, Thomas, Nelly
NBS Text Humour: Collections & General
ONIX Text General/trade