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Face : one square foot of skin  Cover Image Book Book

Face : one square foot of skin

Bateman, Justine (author.).


Summary: "Face is a book of fictional vignettes that examines the fear and vestigial evolutionary habits that have caused women and men to cultivate the imagined reality that older women's faces are unattractive, undesirable, and something to be "fixed." Based on "older face" experiences of the author, Justine Bateman, and those of dozens of women and men she interviewed, the book presents the reader with the many root causes for society's often negative attitudes toward women's older faces. In doing so, Bateman rejects those ingrained assumptions about the necessity of fixing older women's faces, suggesting that we move on from judging someone's worth based on the condition of her face. With impassioned prose and a laser-sharp eye, Bateman argues that a woman's confidence should grow as she ages, not be destroyed by society's misled attitude about that one square foot of skin."--Amazon.

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Athens Regional Library System:
      Athens-Clarke County Library
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31001004024411 NEW-BKS Checked out
Flint River Regional Library System:
      Fayette County Public Library
646.726 BATEMAN
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31022010162771 ADULT Checked out
Live Oak Public Libraries:
      Pooler Library
646.726 BATE
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31008000845665 NONFIC In transit
Ocmulgee Regional Library System:
      Bleckley County Library
ANF 646.72 BAT
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31039006456652 NONFIC Available
Thomas County Public Library System:
      Thomas County Public Library
646.72 BAT
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31054000609784 STACKSNF Available
West Georgia Regional Library System:
      Dog River Library
646.726 BATEM
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31057014629094 NONFICTION Reshelving

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