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    • American Plastic

    • Boob Jobs, Credit Cards and Our Quest for Perfection
    • By: Laurie Essig
    • Narrated by: Natalie Gold
    • Length: 7 hrs and 31 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      3.5 out of 5 stars 11
    • Performance
      3.5 out of 5 stars 4
    • Story
      2.5 out of 5 stars 3

    Plastic surgery has become the answer for many Americans, and in American Plastic sociologist Laurie Essig explores how we arrived at this particular solution. Over the last decade there has been a 465 percent increase in cosmetic work, and we now spend over $12 billion annually on procedures like liposuction, face-lifts, tummy tucks, and boob jobs.

    Regular price: $19.95