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Title: Cleopatra's Nose: 39 Varieties of Desire
Description: U S A, Picador. 2008, Re-Issue. (ISBN: 0312427751) Soft Cover, 8vo - over 7" - 9" tall. "An exuberant gathering of essays and profiles, representing twenty years of Judith Thurman's writing, particularly her fascination with human vanity, femininity, and "women's work" a term that, in her definition, encompasses haute couture, literature, and ruling empires. The subjects are varied, Cleopatra, Jackie Kennedy, Anne Frank; tofu, performance art, pornography, but as a whole these essays hint at the central preoccupations of a uniquely inquisitive mind." CONDITION Pp xv 427. Copy is bright and crisp, crease to bottom front cnr o/w VG. Good/N/A.

Keywords: Feminism 0312427751

Price: US$ 12.00 Seller: Ariel Books
- Book number: 13941

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