The Power of Beauty By Nancy Friday

Popular ideals of feminine beauty put inordinate pressure on the psyches of everyday women--and here, best-selling author and sexologist Nancy Friday explores how. This book is a detailed exploration of the standards women are held to--and how these standards affect their relationships with their own bodies and the world at large.


Nancy Friday

Nancy Friday is a New York Times bestselling author and journalist who established her early career writing for high-profile publications in England, France, and the US. Her first book, My Secret Garden, was an iconic bestseller, offering an honest and illuminating look at the landscape of female sexuality. It was published in 1973, and since then, Nancy Friday has continued to write on themes including female sexuality, mother-daughter relationships, beauty, fetishism, and romantic relationships. She has been featured as a guest on Oprah, Larry King Live, Good Morning America, Politically Incorrect, and NPR's Talk of the Nation.

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