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Pine, Emilie: Notes to Self

'I am afraid of being the disruptive woman. And of not being disruptive enough. I am afraid. But I am doing it anyway.'

In this dazzling debut, Emilie Pine speaks powerfully from her painful personal experience - on the emotional labour of caring for her alcoholic father, on the unspeakable grief of miscarriage and infertility, on the social taboos around menstrual blood and female pain, on the ways young women use their own bodies as a weapon against themselves. Courageous, humane and uncompromising, devastatingly poignant and yet never self-pitying, these pieces investigate and challenge society's assumptions around pain, strength, resilience and identity, ultimately embracing joy and hope in the business of living.


B-Format Paperback
Artikelnummer: 978-0-241-98622-6
CHF 20.90
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Autor Pine, Emilie
Verlag Penguin Books
Einband Kartonierter Einband (Kt)
Erscheinungsjahr 2019
Seitenangabe 224 S.
Meldetext Lieferbar in 24 Stunden
Ausgabekennzeichen Englisch
Masse H19.6 cm x B13.0 cm x D1.8 cm 160 g
Coverlag Penguin (Imprint/Brand)
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