Sex Object: A Memoir

Sex Object: A Memoir

by Jessica Valenti

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Product Details

ISBN-13: 9780062435088
Publisher: HarperCollins Publishers
Publication date: 06/07/2016
Pages: 224
Product dimensions: 5.70(w) x 8.40(h) x 1.00(d)

About the Author

JESSICA VALENTI is a columnist for The Guardian US where she writes about gender and politics. In 2004 she founded the award-winning Feministing.com, which Columbia Journalism Review called “head and shoulders above almost any writing on women’s issues in mainstream media.”? Her work has appeared in the New York Times, the Washington Post, the Nation, and Ms. She is the author of several books, including the national bestseller Full Frontal Feminism. Jessica lives in Brooklyn with her husband and daughter.

Table of Contents

Introduction 1

Part I

Line Violence 9

Candy Dish 17

Beauties 29

Stages 39

Measurements 47

Subways 57

1995 67

Part II

The Yard 77

Boys 87

College 95

Grilled Cheese 109

Williamsburg 115

D 125

Anon 131

Part III

Fakers 139

Hands 147

The Baby 155

Ice 163

Housewives 171

Cherry 179

Chocolate 187

Endnotes (2008-2015) 193

Acknowledgments 205

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Sex Object 2.5 out of 5 based on 0 ratings. 2 reviews.
Anonymous More than 1 year ago
She jumps around between grade school and high school like she just remembered a story from an earlier time. Apparently she encountered every sex pervert that take a subway; kind of hard to believe.
Chancie More than 1 year ago
Enjoyable, honest, and written with a very solid voice. Some stories may stick with you. The flow of the book overall feels a little wonky and jarring, but that doesn't detract from the stories itself. Really enjoyed it.