The Resource A pocket history of sex in the twentieth century : a memoir, Jane Vandenburgh, (ebook)

A pocket history of sex in the twentieth century : a memoir, Jane Vandenburgh, (ebook)

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A pocket history of sex in the twentieth century : a memoir
Title
A pocket history of sex in the twentieth century
Title remainder
a memoir
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Jane Vandenburgh
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Language
eng
Summary
Born into a certain kind of family-affluent, white, Protestant-Jane Vandenburgh came of age when the sexual revolution was sweeping the cultural landscape, making its mark in a way that would change our manners and mores forever. But what began as an all-American life soon spun off and went spectacularly awry. Her father, an architect with a prominent Los Angeles firm, was arrested several times for being in gay bars during the 1950s, and only freed when her grandfather paid bribes to the L.A.P.D. He was ultimately placed in a psychiatric hospital to be "cured" of his homosexuality, and committed suicide when she was nine. Her mother-an artist and freethinker-lost custody of her children when she was committed to a mental hospital. The author and her two brothers were raised by an aunt and uncle who had, under one roof, seven children and problems of their own. In the midst of private trauma and loss, Vandenburgh delights in revealing larger truths about American culture and her life within it. Quirky, witty, and uncannily wise, A Pocket History of Sex in the Twentieth Century is a brilliant blend of memoir and cultural revelation
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Midwest
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Vandenburgh, Jane
Dewey number
813/.54
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non fiction
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  • Vandenburgh, Jane
  • Vandenburgh, Jane
  • Dysfunctional families
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adult
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A pocket history of sex in the twentieth century : a memoir, Jane Vandenburgh, (ebook)
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multicolored
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unknown
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1 online resource
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9781582439815
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(electronic bk.)
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computer
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rdamedia
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MWT12261401
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remote
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12261401
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MWT12261401
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Mode of access: World Wide Web
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A pocket history of sex in the twentieth century : a memoir, Jane Vandenburgh, (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
9781582439815
Isbn Type
(electronic bk.)
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • c
Publisher number
MWT12261401
Specific material designation
remote
Stock number
12261401
System control number
MWT12261401
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Mode of access: World Wide Web

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