Double Bind: Women on Ambition

Double Bind: Women on Ambition

by Robin Romm (Editor)


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Product Details

ISBN-13: 9781631494185
Publisher: Liveright Publishing Corporation
Publication date: 02/27/2018
Edition description: Reprint
Pages: 320
Sales rank: 823,638
Product dimensions: 5.40(w) x 8.10(h) x 1.00(d)

About the Author

Robin Romm is the author of The Mother
Garden and The Mercy Papers. Her work has appeared in the New York Times, The Atlantic,
O, The Oprah Magazine, and elsewhere. She teaches at Warren Wilson College and lives in
Portland, Oregon.

Table of Contents

Introduction Robin Romm

Ebenezer Laughs Back: Confessions of a Workaholic Pam Houston 5

What Came Next Theresa Rebeck 19

On Impractical Urges Ayana Mathis 31

Girl with Knife Camas Davis 45

Reply All Robin Romm 61

Nature and Nurture Marcia Chatelain 74

Crying in the Bathroom Erika L. Sánchez 82

Both Yael Chatav Schonbrun 95

No Happy Harmony Elizabeth Corey 107

Leaning In, Leaning Out Allison Barrett Carter 120

The Price of Black Ambition Roxane Gay 129

Escape Velocity Claire Vaye Watkins 139

Single Lead Blair Braverman 153

The Chang Girls Lan Samantha Chang 162

Goal Your Own Way Evany Thomas 171

Astronauts Nadia P. Manzoor 184

The Snarling Girl: Notes on Ambition Elisa Albert 193

Ambitchin' Julie Holland 213

Original Sin Francine Prose 225

Know Your Place Molly Ringwald 233

Ambition: The Clifhe Notes Joan Leegant 240

Doubly Denied Cristsna Henríquez 253

Becoming Meta Hawa Allan 265

Letters to My Mother and Daughters on Ambition Sarah Ruhl 281

Contributor Biographies 293

Acknowledgments 303

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