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Money, a Memoir: Women, Emotions, and Cash

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Publisher Comments:

Women learn the lesson early: Coveting money is greedy. Hustling for it is unladylike. Talking about it is crass.

 

And so they develop a quiet contract: I'll do what it takes to get money, but I don't want to have to think about it. Maybe an extravagant purchase gets chalked up as a necessity. A few twenties disappear from the husband's wallet while he's in the shower. A raise goes unrequested. A looming debt gets pushed aside, just for the moment . . .

 

 In Money, Liz Perle adds her own story of money and denial to the anecdotes and insights of psychologists, researchers, and more than two hundred ordinary women. The result is a bestselling book that "will force both men and women to ask hard and important questions about love, marriage, and money" (San Francisco magazine).

Synopsis:

This bold and personal book digs below the surface of one of society's last taboos--money--and illuminates how women's emotional relationship with it affects every part of their lives.

About the Author

Liz Perle, who worked in book publishing as an editor and publisher for more than twenty years, recently joined the nonprofit world where she is editor-in-chief of Common Sense Media, the nation's leading nonpartisan organization designed to help families make the best media choices for their children. She is also the author of When Work Doesn't Work Anymore. Perle lives in San Francisco with her husband and two children.

Product Details

ISBN:
9780312426279
Subtitle:
Women, Emotions, and Cash
Author:
Perle, Liz
Publisher:
Picador
Subject:
Women
Subject:
Women's Studies
Subject:
Personal Finance - General
Subject:
Finance, personal
Subject:
Personal Finance - Money Management
Subject:
Women's Studies - General
Subject:
Money -- Psychological aspects.
Subject:
Finance, Personal -- Psychological aspects.
Subject:
Personal Memoirs
Copyright:
Edition Description:
Trade Paper
Publication Date:
20061212
Binding:
Electronic book text in proprietary or open standard format
Grade Level:
General/trade
Language:
English
Pages:
288
Dimensions:
8.25 x 5.50 in

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