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Marisa Meltzer is the coauthor of How Sassy Changed My Life (Faber, 2007). Her work has appeared in The Wall Street Journal, Slate, Elle, and Teen Vogue. She attended Evergreen State College and currently lives in Brooklyn, New York.
Sorry, being from Olympia (and a gen Xer) I really wanted to like this book but just couldn't get past the first few pages.
Her lack of thesis leads her to vascilate wildly between personal subjective opinions and a rather contrived attempt at a scholarly feminist analysis.
When I read about her changing her looks so she'd fit in with her local Riot Grrrl scene, I cringed, as that's not what it's about at all.
Sorry, being from Olympia (and a gen Xer) I really wanted to like this book but just couldn't get past the first few pages. Just did not grab my attention at all.Published 17 months ago by Amazon Customer
I enjoyed reading about 90's riot grrls. I didn't appreciate her dismissal of older feminists, though, saying that we all listened to women's music that was "... Read morePublished on January 31, 2011 by Jamie Anderson
I'd give this book six stars if I could - and I'm not ashamed to say I teared up with nostalgia in a couple of places! Read morePublished on August 25, 2010 by Rabbit_With_Fangs