Essays on Boys, Boobs, and Badass WomenBook - 2017
A former teen celebrity and creator of the multimedia platform The Conversation shares the story of her transformation from a wild party girl to a successful entrepreneur, wife and mother, in a deeply personal feminist memoir that explores the issues, concerns and experiences of today's women.
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In this deeply personal collection of essays, creator of the The Conversation Amanda de Cadenet shares the hard-won advice and practical insights she’s gained through her experiences as businesswoman, friend, wife, and mother.
Amanda is on a mission to facilitate conversations that allow all women to be seen, heard, and understood. Through her multimedia platform The Conversation, she interviews some of today’s most bad ass women—from Hillary Clinton to Lady Gaga—in no-holds-barred conversations that get to the heart of what means to be female. Now, in It’s Messy, Amanda offers readers an extension of that conversation, inviting them into her life and sharing her own story.
From childhood fame to a high-profile marriage (and divorce) to teen motherhood to the sexism that threatened to end her career before it started, Amanda shares the good, the bad, and the messy of her life, synthesizing lessons she’s learned along the way. Through it all, she offers an original perspective as a feminist on the front lines of celebrity culture. Edgy, irreverent, poignant and provocative, It’s Messy addresses the issues, concerns, and experiences relevant to women today.
Shares the author's experiences with childhood fame, teen motherhood, a high-profile marriage and divorce, and the sexism that nearly ended her career.