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More Than Skin Deep Exploring the Real Reasons Why Women Go under the Knife

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ISBN-10: 0060577886

ISBN-13: 9780060577889

Edition: 2006 (Annotated)

Authors: Loren Eskenazi, Peg Streep

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Is our obsession with cosmetic surgery just a testament to our vanity and narcissism, or is it really about something else? Dr. Loren Eskenazi-one of America's foremost female plastic surgeons-offers a provocative new perspective on what motivates nearly eight million women a year to "go under the knife." Drawing on her twenty-five years of experience as a surgeon as well as a patient, Dr. Eskenazi lays bare the myths and misconceptions about cosmetic surgery and the women who have it, and opens a window on why women at key transitional points in their lives will often seek to physically alter themselves through surgery. Dr. Eskenazi uncovers the deeper meaning and cost of our…    
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Book details

List price: $24.95
Copyright year: 2006
Publisher: HarperCollins Publishers
Publication date: 2/6/2007
Binding: Hardcover
Pages: 176
Size: 5.75" wide x 8.50" long x 1.00" tall
Weight: 0.748
Language: English

Peg Streep is both the daughter of a mean mother and the devoted mother of an adult daughter. She is the author or coauthor of nine books, including Girl in the Mirror: Mothers and Daughters in the Years of Adolescence and the bestselling Necessary Journeys: Letting Ourselves Learn from Life, both with Dr. Nancy L. Snyderman. Streep holds degrees in English from the University of Pennsylvania and Columbia University. A native New Yorker, she is married and lives in Burlington, Vermont.