Search - List of Books by Peggy Orenstein

Peggy Orenstein (b. November, 1961 in Minneapolis, Minnesota) is the author of the New York Times best-selling memoir, Waiting for Daisy: A Tale of Two Continents, Three Religions, Five Infertility Doctors, An Oscar, an Atomic Bomb, A Romantic Night, and One Woman's Quest to Become a Mother (Bloomsbury). Previous books include, Flux: Women on Sex, Work, Kids, Love and Life in a Half-Changed World (Doubleday/Anchor) and the best-selling SchoolGirls: Young Women, Self-Esteem and the Confidence Gap (Doubleday/Anchor). A contributing writer for the New York Times Magazine, Orenstein has also written for such publications as The Los Angeles Times, USA Today, Vogue Magazine, Elle Magazine, Discover Magazine, More, Mother Jones Magazine, Salon.com, O, The Oprah Magazine, and The New Yorker, and has contributed commentaries to National Public Radio’s All Things Considered.Orenstein earned her bachelor's degree from Oberlin College in 1983. She began her career in New York City, as an Associate Editor at Esquire Magazine. She subsequently served as Senior Editor at Manhattan, inc. magazine and founding Senior Editor of 7 Days New York before moving to San Francisco to become Managing Editor of Mother Jones. She left that post to write full time in 1991.Orenstein lives in the San Francisco Bay Area with her husband, Academy Award-winning filmmaker Steven Okazaki and their daughter, Daisy Tomoko (b. 2003).

"Waiting for Daisy" was "a 2007 Kirkus Best Book, a New York Times Best Seller, a Seattle Post-Intelligencer Top 10 Book of 2007 and the winner of the Books For a Better Life Award." "Orenstein was recognized for her “Outstanding Coverage of Family Diversity,” by the Council on Contemporary Families and has been awarded fellowships from the United States-Japan Foundation and the Asian Cultural Council."
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Total Books: 17
Girls  Sex Navigating the Complicated New Landscape
Girls and Sex Navigating the Complicated New Landscape
Girls and Sex Navigating the Complicated New Landscape
Cinderella Ate My Daughter Dispatches from the Front Lines of the New Girlie-Girl Culture
2012 - Cinderella Ate My Daughter Dispatches From the Front Lines of the New Girlie-girl Culture (Paperback)Hardcover
ISBN-13: 9780061711534
ISBN-10: 0061711535
Genre: Parenting & Relationships
  • Currently 4/5 Stars.
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Cinderella Ate My Daughter Dispatches from the Front Lines of the New Girlie-Girl Culture
Waiting for Daisy The True Story of One Couple's Quest to Have a Baby
Waiting for Daisy
2007 - Waiting for Daisy (Paperback)Paperback, Hardcover
ISBN-13: 9781596912106
ISBN-10: 1596912103
Genre: Biographies & Memoirs
  • Currently 4.4/5 Stars.
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Waiting for Daisy A Tale of Two Continents Three Religions Five Infertility Doctors an Oscar an Atomic Bomb a Romantic Night and One Woman's Quest to Become a Mother
Flux  Women on Sex Work Love Kids and Life in a Half-Changed World
2001 - Flux Women on Sex Work Love Kids and Life in a Half-changed World (Paperback)Hardcover
ISBN-13: 9780385498876
ISBN-10: 038549887X
Genre: Nonfiction
  • Currently 4/5 Stars.
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Women On Work Love Children and Life
2000 - Women on Work Love Children and Life (Paperback)
ISBN-13: 9780749921408
ISBN-10: 0749921404
Genre: History
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Flux  Women on Sex Work Love Kids and Life in a Half-Changed World
2000 - Flux Women on Sex Work Love Kids and Life in a Half-changed World (Hardcover)Paperback
ISBN-13: 9780385498869
ISBN-10: 0385498861
Genre: Nonfiction
  • Currently 1.5/5 Stars.
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Starke Mdchen - brave Mdchen Was sie in der Schule wirklich lernen
2000 - Starke Mdchen - Brave Mdchen Was Sie in Der Schule Wirklich Lernen (Paperback)Paperback
ISBN-13: 9783596146154
ISBN-10: 3596146151
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Starke Mdchen - brave Mdchen
1996 - Starke Mdchen - Brave Mdchen (Paperback)Paperback
ISBN-13: 9783407858122
ISBN-10: 3407858124
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Schoolgirls  Young Women Self Esteem and the Confidence Gap
1995 - Schoolgirls Young Women Self Esteem and the Confidence Gap (Paperback)Hardcover
ISBN-13: 9780385425766
ISBN-10: 0385425767
Genres: Parenting & Relationships, Nonfiction
  • Currently 4/5 Stars.
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Schoolgirls Young Women Self-Esteem and the Confidence Gap
1994 - Schoolgirls Young Women Self-esteem and the Confidence Gap (Hardcover)Paperback
ISBN-13: 9780385425759
ISBN-10: 0385425759
Genres: Parenting & Relationships, Nonfiction
  • Currently 3.5/5 Stars.
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