Stacked

Stacked

A 32DDD Reports From the Front

Book - 2007
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What is it about breasts--or if, you prefer, bazoombas, melons, Dolly Partons, or breastasauri--that inspires such fascination? No one is even sure why women have breasts when not pregnant or nursing, but start a conversation about them, Susan Seligson discovered, and every woman, man, child, and drag queen has something to say. In Stacked , this intrepid 32DDD writer takes us on a journey through a culture where breasts have come to stand for all that is woman. Seligson introduces us to the proud owners of the world's largest augmented breasts; crusaders for the right to parade bare-chested in public; and women pining for larger breasts or smaller ones, who may resort to surgery or stranger fixes (breast-enhancing gum? giant suction cups?) to get the breasts of their dreams. She relates the history of the bra and takes us on a quest for the perfect one. She explores the thinking of surgeons who do hundreds of breast implants a year, academics suspicious of our changing standards of femininity, and the editor of Busty Beauties magazine. And she writes throughout with the wisdom and humor of a woman who knows what it is to wield body parts so powerful they can make men crash cars.

Publisher: New York : Bloomsbury, 2007.
Edition: First U.S. edition
ISBN: 9781596911178
1596911174
Branch Call Number: 391.6 SELIGSON
Characteristics: 229 pages ; 22 cm.

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