Woman : An Intimate Geography (Revised and Updated), Paperback Book

Woman : An Intimate Geography (Revised and Updated) Paperback

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WOMAN explores the essence of what it means to be female.

In mapping the inner woman - from organs to orgasms - Natalie Angier presents an extraordinary new vision of the female body as an evolutionary masterpiece. 'Anyone living in or near a female body should read this book' - Gloria Steinem'Women have long been regarded as slaves to biology and evolution, prisoners in a hormonal swamp. But now, some of the sacred tenets of evolutionary psychology...have come under fresh challenge.

As the century turns, it could be Goodbye women's lib; hello female liberation!...

WOMAN is a delicious cocktail of estrogen and amphetamine designed to pump up the ovaries as well as the cerebral cortex' - Barbara Ehrenreich, TIME MAGAZINE'Drawing on science, literature and history, Angier provides valuable insight into the power of hormones, breast milk and the all-important clitoris.

A must for every woman's bookshelf' - WOMAN'S JOURNAL

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  • Format: Paperback
  • Pages: 560 pages
  • Publisher: Little, Brown Book Group
  • Publication Date:
  • Category: Gender studies: women
  • ISBN: 9781844089901

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