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...
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