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American Plastic
Boob Jobs, Credit Cards, and Our Quest for Perfection
Written by Laurie Essig


Format: Trade Paperback, 248 pages
Publisher: Beacon Press
On Sale: November 8, 2011
Price: $20.00

The story of how credit and cosmetic surgery have created a subprime mortgage crisis of the body.

In this provocative book, sociologist Laurie Essig traces the history of plastic surgery, tracks the effect of fashion and porn on our desire to “fix” ourselves, and explores our image- and youth-obsessed culture. In over... Read more >
Also available as an eBook and a hardcover.

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American Plastic
Boob Jobs, Credit Cards, and the Quest for Perfection
Written by Laurie Essig


Format: Hardcover, 240 pages
Publisher: Beacon Press
On Sale: December 28, 2010
Price: $26.95

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Also available as an eBook and a trade paperback.

American Plastic
Boob Jobs, Credit Cards, and Our Quest for Perfection
Written by Laurie Essig


Format: eBook
Publisher: Beacon Press
On Sale: December 28, 2010
Price: $23.95

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Also available as a hardcover and a trade paperback.
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