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Spinster: Making a Life of One's Own - Kate Bolick
Spinster: Making a Life of One's Own
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Format: hardcover
ISBN: 9780385347136 (0385347138)
ASIN: 0385347138
Publisher: Crown
Pages no: 336
Edition language: English
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Murder by Death
Murder by Death rated it
3.5 Spinster: Making a Life of One's Own (REALLY LONG POST)
This was not quite the book I thought it was going to be. That's not to say it isn't good; it's left me with much to think about, but ultimately I was hoping for something slightly different. Based on the title and summary, I was expecting a book about a woman who made the conscious choice to liv...
Wanda's Book Reviews
Wanda's Book Reviews rated it
3.5 Spinster : Making a Life of One's Own / Kate Bolick
“Whom to marry, and when will it happen—these two questions define every woman’s existence.” So begins Spinster, a revelatory and slyly erudite look at the pleasures and possibilities of remaining single. Using her own experiences as a starting point, journalist and cultural critic Kate Bolick invit...
Memories From Books on Booklikes
Memories From Books on Booklikes rated it
1.0 Spinster: Making a Life of One's Own
Spinster: Making a Life of One's Own by Kate Bolick is not actually a book about spinsterhood. This book is a memoir not a sociological look at women choosing the unmarried life. If you read it, read the final chapter first because the author offers her own definition of spinster. That definition ma...
teaandbooks
teaandbooks rated it
1.0 Snooze-fest
Dang. I had been so looking forward to this book after reading the hype and the reviews. I thought this would be perfect for me as I have no interest in going through the machinations of relationship-dancing and finding a suitable partner. This book took FOREVER to come though my library queue and b...
Oh My Aslan
Oh My Aslan rated it
I received this book for free through LibraryThing's Early Reviewers. This book wasn't quite what I was expecting. The book focuses heavily on the 5 women who served as the author's "awakeners". When I first started reading it I wasn't quite sure where it was headed. It's hard to explain, but this...
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