Bad girls: 26 writers misbehave

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W. W. Norton, Jun 25, 2007 - Fiction - 304 pages
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An anthology of true stories by women writers celebrates and meditates on their acts of defiance, from using well-chosen expletives and engaging in less-than-ideal parenting techniques to getting back an at ex and wearing a stolen Girl Scout badge, in a volume that features contributions by such authors as Susan Cheever, Erica Jong, and Ann Hood.

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BAD GIRLS: 26 Writers Misbehave

User Review  - Jane Doe - Kirkus

Grasping-at-straws anthology compiled by California novelist Sussman (On a Night Like This, 2004).The problem with asking your contributors to turn "bad" behavior into a good story is that everybody ... Read full review

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User Review  - EmScape - LibraryThing

This collection of autobiographical essays collected from women writers, some much more famous than others, was one I highly anticipated reading. I have had it on my wish list since it was published ... Read full review


Introduction ellen sussman
Bad Dancer Caroline leavitt
The Thrill of a WellPlaced Fuck

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About the author (2007)

Ellen Sussman is the author of the novel "On a Night Like This". She has two daughters and lives with her husband in Los Altos Hills, California. She, too, is a bad girl.