American Pride & Prejudice

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iUniverse, Mar 31, 2009 - Fiction - 808 pages
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Girls and boys, come out to play, The moon is shining as bright as day. ?Old Nursery Rhyme.

Why women simply can’t stop using and why men just love abusing…sex. Lucid, simple, literary account of how men and women finesse and oppress one another.

This is a disturbing and memorable novel that reports both sides of the Great Game as it has evolved in America. An encyclopedia of sex politics, it comes with a story that has power and raw strength. And writing that is unquestionably original.

American Pride & Prejudice deals with the ups and downs along with the ins and outs of the politics of sex in the Nineteen Eighties. A fabled New England family is in decline and fall…From West Hollywood, Manhattan, Massachusetts, and Michigan men have come out to play while the women who join them hie from Newport, Rhode Island.

The Prejudiced and a Feminist…A Scion and his Siren…Somebody Beau and somebody Beautiful…And an Irresistible man impresses an Irrepressible woman. They come armed with all the arts used by both sexes to captivate one another, from the Art of Picking Up to the Art of Kissing Off…

Austen’s novels (under another name) have been translated into German, Japanese, Italian, Spanish, Portuguese, Finnish and Swedish. More than thirty different editions have appeared worldwide. Major publishers have included divisions of Harcourt Brace, Random House, Schuster and Schuster and St Martin’s Press.

‘There is a power—a raw strength—in (Austen’s) writing that is unquestionably original…' —Daily Telegraph, London

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