Record Details

Catalog Search

Girlhood : essays / Melissa Febos ; with illustrations by Forsyth Harmon.

Febos, Melissa, (author.). Harmon, Forsyth, 1979- (illustrator.). Febos, Melissa. Container of (work) : Scarification. (Added Author). Febos, Melissa. Container of (work) : Kettle holes. (Added Author). Febos, Melissa. Container of (work) : Mirror test. (Added Author). Febos, Melissa. Container of (work) : Wild America. (Added Author). Febos, Melissa. Container of (work) : Intrusions. (Added Author). Febos, Melissa. Container of (work) : Thesmophoria. (Added Author). Febos, Melissa. Container of (work) : Thank you for taking care of yourself. (Added Author). Febos, Melissa. Container of (work) : Calanques. (Added Author).

Available copies

  • 1 of 1 copy available at Homer Library.

Current holds

0 current holds with 1 total copy.

Location Call Number Barcode Shelving Location Holdable? Status Due Date
Homer Public Library 818.603 FEB 000160768 Nonfiction Place on copy / volume Available -

Record details

  • ISBN: 9781635572520
  • ISBN: 1635572525
  • Physical Description: xii, 320 pages : illustrations ; 22 cm
  • Publisher: New York : Bloomsbury Publishing, 2021.

Content descriptions

Bibliography, etc. Note:
Includes bibliographical references (pages 315-320).
Formatted Contents Note:
Scarification -- Kettle holes -- The mirror test -- Wild America -- Intrusions -- Thesmophoria -- Thank you for taking care of yourself -- Les calanques.
Summary, etc.:
"When her body began to change at eleven years old, Febos understood immediately that her meaning to other people had changed with it. By her teens, she defined herself based on these perceptions and by the romantic relationships she threw herself into headlong. Over time, Febos increasingly questioned the stories she'd been told about herself and the habits and defenses she'd developed over years of trying to meet others' expectations ... Blending investigative reporting, memoir, and scholarship, Febos charts how she and others like her have reimagined relationships and made room for the anger, grief, power, and pleasure women have long been taught to deny"--Publisher marketing.
Subject: Febos, Melissa > Psychology.
Febos, Melissa.
Authors, American > 21st century > Biography.
Women > Psychology.
Girls > Psychology.
Women > Identity.
Women > Social conditions > 21st century.
Girls > Social conditions > 21st century.
Coming of age.
Authors, American.
Coming of age.
Girls > Psychology.
Girls > Social conditions.
Women authors, American.
Women > Identity.
Women > Psychology.
Women > Social conditions.
Genre: Autobiographies.