I Am an Emotional Creature
The Secret Life of Girls Around the World
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In this daring book, internationally acclaimed author and playwright Eve Ensler offers fictional monologues and stories inspired by girls around the globe. Fierce, tender, and smart, I Am an Emotional Creature is a celebration of the authentic voice inside every girl and an inspiring call to action for girls everywhere to speak up, follow their dreams, and become the women they were always meant to be.
This paperback edition features new material about starting a discussion group based on the book.
Praise For I Am an Emotional Creature: The Secret Life of Girls Around the World…
“A searing look at the inner lives of young females . . . a potent call to girls to honor their emotions and to readers of all ages to uphold human rights at every level, from the boardroom to the bedroom.”—Booklist (starred review)
“Powerful.”—Los Angeles Times
“Leave it to Eve Ensler to get it right.”—Bust magazine
“The emotions are raw and intense. [Ensler’s] writing is very conversational, which gives the stories power.”—The Roanoke Times
“Provocative . . . inspiring.”—Associated Press
Villard, 9780812970166, 192pp.
Publication Date: January 25, 2011
About the Author
Eve Ensler is an internationally bestselling author and an acclaimed playwright whose works for the stage include The Vagina Monologues, Necessary Targets, and The Good Body. She is the author of Insecure at Last, a political memoir. Ensler is the founder of V-Day, the global movement to end violence against women and girls. In the last decade, V-Day has raised more than $70 million for grassroots groups that work to end violence against women and girls around the world. Eve Ensler lives in Paris and New York City.