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American Plastic: Boob Jobs, Credit Cards, and Our Quest for Perfection
American Plastic Boob Jobs Credit Cards and Our Quest for Perfection
Author: Laurie Essig
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 two hundred interviews of ...  more »
ISBN-13: 9780807003237
ISBN-10: 0807003239
Publication Date: 11/8/2011
Pages: 248
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Publisher: Beacon Press
Book Type: Paperback
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