The Resource A Dirty Word : How a Sex Writer Reclaimed Her Sexuality, (ebook)

A Dirty Word : How a Sex Writer Reclaimed Her Sexuality, (ebook)

Label
A Dirty Word : How a Sex Writer Reclaimed Her Sexuality
Title
A Dirty Word
Title remainder
How a Sex Writer Reclaimed Her Sexuality
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Language
eng
Summary
Steph Auteri is a sex writer. In her fifteen years as a journalist, she has reviewed sex toys, attended sex parties, researched sexual health, and even participated in "cuddle parties." There's only one small problem-a secret she's been keeping ̉Her sex drive is in the gutter. A beautiful and hilarious mixture of cultural essays and poignant personal stories, A Dirty Word shines a light on what it's like to feel broken, only to realize that there is no right way to be sexual. From her earliest sexual experiences, Auteri felt there must be something wrong with her. As an adult, her career in sex writing was meant to be a type of shock therapy-a way to fix her "sexual dysfunction". But her career, exciting as it was, could not provide a roadmap through her struggles with a low libido, painful sex, fertility problems, negative self-image, marriage woes, and the aftermath of sexual assault. In A Dirty Word, Auteri boldly exposes her own stumbles and triumphs as she explores topics like consent, body image, sex-negativity, and the seeming impossibility of raising a daughter in a culture that is constantly twisting female sexuality to fit its own needs. In the end, Auteri has found peace through one startling realization: she doesn't need to be "fixed" after all
Cataloging source
Midwest
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Auteri, Steph
Dewey number
306.7082
Index
no index present
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
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hoopla digital
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  • Auteri, Steph
  • Women
  • Women
  • Women
  • Libido
  • Sex (Psychology)
  • Electronic books
Target audience
adult
Label
A Dirty Word : How a Sex Writer Reclaimed Her Sexuality, (ebook)
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online resource
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  • cr
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rdacarrier
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multicolored
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
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unknown
Extent
1 online resource
Form of item
  • online
  • electronic
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Digital content provided by hoopla
Isbn
9781627782777
Isbn Type
(electronic bk.)
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computer
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rdamedia
Media type code
  • c
Publisher number
MWT12430874
Specific material designation
remote
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MWT12430874
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Mode of access: World Wide Web
Label
A Dirty Word : How a Sex Writer Reclaimed Her Sexuality, (ebook)
Link
Publication
Distribution
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
  • cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
multicolored
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource
Form of item
  • online
  • electronic
Governing access note
Digital content provided by hoopla
Isbn
9781627782777
Isbn Type
(electronic bk.)
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • c
Publisher number
MWT12430874
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
MWT12430874
System details
Mode of access: World Wide Web

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