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    • The Extra Woman

    • How Marjorie Hillis Led a Generation of Women to Live Alone and Like It
    • By: Joanna Scutts
    • Narrated by: C. S. E. Cooney
    • Length: 10 hrs and 12 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4 out of 5 stars 5
    • Performance
      3.5 out of 5 stars 4
    • Story
      3.5 out of 5 stars 4

    Despite multiple waves of feminist revolution, today's single woman is still mired in judgment or, worse, pity. But for one brief exclamatory period in the 1930s, she was all the rage. Marjorie Hillis was working at Vogue when she published the radical self-help book Live Alone and Like It: A Guide for the Extra Woman. With Dorothy Parker-esque wit, she urged spinsters, divorcees, and old maids to shed derogatory labels, and her philosophy became a phenomenon.

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • One seriously acerbic wit here!

    • By Julia on 05-24-18

    Regular price: $27.99