Dear Ijeawele, or, A feminist manifesto in fifteen suggestions
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New York : Anchor Books, 2018.
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Book
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First Anchor Books edition.
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63 pages ; 16 cm.
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3 copies, 1 person is on the wait list.
Description
A powerful statement about feminism today from "one of the world's great contemporary writers" (Barack Obama), the author of Americanah and We Should All Be Feminists. A few years ago, Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie received a letter from a childhood friend, a new mother who wanted to know how to raise her baby girl to be a feminist. Dear Ijeawele is Adichie's letter of response: fifteen invaluable suggestions--direct, wryly funny, and perceptive--for how to empower a daughter to become a strong, independent woman. Filled with compassionate guidance and advice, it gets right to the heart of sexual politics in the twenty-first century, and starts a new and urgently needed conversation about what it really means to be a woman today. A New York Times Best Seller ● A Skimm Reads Pick ● An NPR Best Book of the Year
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Madison/Scranton Adult Nonfiction
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9780525434801, 0525434801

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"This is a slightly expanded version of a letter written by the author as a Facebook post on October 12, 2016"--Title page verso.
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A few years ago, Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie received a letter from a dear friend from childhood, asking her how to raise her baby girl as a feminist. 'Dear Ijeawele' is Adichie's letter of response. Here are fifteen suggestions for how to empower a daughter to become a strong, independent woman. From encouraging her to choose a helicopter, and not only a doll, as a toy if she so desires; having open conversations with her about clothes, makeup, and sexuality; debunking the myth that women are somehow biologically arranged to be in the kitchen making dinner, and that men can "allow" women to have full careers, Dear Ijeawele goes right to the heart of sexual politics in the twenty-first century. It can start a conversation about what it really means to be a woman today.
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APA Citation (style guide)

Adichie, C. N. (2018). Dear Ijeawele, or, A feminist manifesto in fifteen suggestions. First Anchor Books edition. New York: Anchor Books.

Chicago / Turabian - Author Date Citation (style guide)

Adichie, Chimamanda Ngozi, 1977-. 2018. Dear Ijeawele, Or, A Feminist Manifesto in Fifteen Suggestions. New York: Anchor Books.

Chicago / Turabian - Humanities Citation (style guide)

Adichie, Chimamanda Ngozi, 1977-, Dear Ijeawele, Or, A Feminist Manifesto in Fifteen Suggestions. New York: Anchor Books, 2018.

MLA Citation (style guide)

Adichie, Chimamanda Ngozi. Dear Ijeawele, Or, A Feminist Manifesto in Fifteen Suggestions. First Anchor Books edition. New York: Anchor Books, 2018. Print.

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