The Feminine Mystique by Betty Friedan

The Feminine Mystique

Betty Friedan

nonfiction feminism gender challenging informative slow-paced

562 pages


Landmark, groundbreaking, classic--these adjectives barely do justice to the pioneering vision and lasting impact of The Feminine Mystique. Published in 1963, it gave a pitch-perfect description of "the problem that has no name" the insidious beli...

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challenging 27%
inspiring 18%
emotional 9%


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