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Bad Shoes & The Women Who Love Them

Authors: Tanenbaum, Leora
Publisher: Seven Stories Press
BISAC/Subject: SOC028000, HEA024000, SOC032000
ISBN: 9781609800758, Related ISBNs: 1583229043, 1609800753, 9781583229040, 9781609800758
Classification: Non-Fiction
Number of pages: 192,
Audience: General/trade
Synopsis: Bad Shoes & the Women Who Love Them is a lighthearted wake-up call to women to make informed decisions when buying and wearing fashionable shoes. Arming the reader with essential facts, citing medical literature as well as leading podiatric surgeons and orthopedists, Tanenbaum covers the history of high heels, Chinese foot binding, the controversy over cosmetic surgery of the foot, and what Freud had to say about women's shoes and sex.
Illustrated by artist Vanessa Davis throughout, Bad Shoes & the Women Who Love Them also includes hilarious anecdotes from women who love shoes. And yes—it is possible to make smart footwear decisions without sacrificing style! Tanenbaum shows you how.
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