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Author Shandler, Sara.
Title Ophelia speaks : adolescent girls write about their search for self / Sara Shandler.
Imprint New York : HarperPerennial, c1999.
Edition 1st ed.

LOCATION CALL # STATUS MESSAGE
 OTTERBEIN MAIN COLLECTION  HQ798 .S45 1999    AVAILABLE  
LOCATION CALL # STATUS MESSAGE
 OTTERBEIN MAIN COLLECTION  HQ798 .S45 1999    AVAILABLE  
Author Shandler, Sara.
Subject Teenage girls -- United States -- Psychology.
Teenage girls -- Physiology -- United States.
Self-esteem in adolescence -- United States.
Body image in adolescence -- United States.
Youths' writings, American.
Adolescent.
Women.
Self Concept.
Psychology, Adolescent.
Body Image.
Genre/Form Personal Narratives.
Description xvii, 285 p. ; 21 cm.
Edition 1st ed.
Contents Body under assault. Media-fed images ; Eating disorders ; Self-inflicted wounds ; Intoxication ; Rape and sexual abuse -- Family matters. Mothers ; Fathers ; Sisters and brothers ; Disintegrating foundations ; No safe place ; Preganancy ; Death in the family -- The best and worst of friends. With the support of friends ; Friendship lost ; When friends die -- Touched by desire. Innocent attractions ; Seduced by sex ; Diverse sexualities ; Manipulated and controlled ; Broken-hearted independence -- Overcoming obstacles and coming into our own. The academic squeeze ; Depression and therapy ; Race, identity, and prejudice ; Questions of faith ; Feminist pride.
ISBN 0060952970 (pbk.)
OCLC # 40776753