Fire with Fire by Naomi Wolf
The New Female Power and How It Will Change the 21st Century

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Most women embrace equality, but reject "feminism." In clear and brilliant prose, the author of the best-selling The Beauty Myth shows how this rift came about, and how to close it. A practical and inspiring road map for personal and political equality in our time.
 

About Naomi Wolf

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Naomi Wolf is the author of "Promiscuitties" and "Fire With Fire, " and her essays have appeared in "The New Republic, Esquire, Ms., The Washington Post, " and "The New York Times." She holds a degree from Yale University and New College, Oxford University, and lives in New York City.
 
Published November 16, 1993 by Random House. 373 pages
Genres: Political & Social Sciences. Non-fiction

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As an alternative, Wolf outlines an anti-dogmatic ``power feminism'' which sees women as no better and no worse than men, celebrates female sexuality and encourages women to claim their individual voices through a variety of tactics.

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Wolf is really up on pop culture, so she is able to intersperse her many well-researched facts and stats with references to books and movies like The First Wives Club and Thelma & Louise.

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And although you will read a lot in this book about how Naomi learnt to feel sexy about power and good about having a lot of money and OK about investing it, you will look in vain for much discussion of older women, of black women, of women with low incomes, of mothers.

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