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Spent : memoirs of a shopping addict / Avis Cardella.

Author/Creator:
Cardella, Avis.
Publication:
New York : Little, Brown and Co., 2010.
Format/Description:
Book
263 p. ; 22 cm.
Edition:
1st ed.
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Subjects:
Cardella, Avis.
Compulsive shopping -- United States -- Case studies.
Addicts -- United States -- Biography.
Shopping -- United States -- Psychological aspects -- Case studies.
Consumption (Economics) -- United States -- Psychological aspects -- Case studies.
Shopping -- Social aspects -- United States -- Case studies.
Consumption (Economics) -- Social aspects -- United States -- Case studies.
Summary:
"Spent" is Avis Cardella's timely, deeply personal and shockingly dramatic exploration of our cultural need to spend, and of what happens when someone like herself is consumed by the desire to consume.
Contents:
Barneys, Bergdorf's, Bloomingdale's
Oniomania and me
Charged up
Welcome to the nineties
Material world
Fashions of the times
The price of everything, the value of nothing
Madame Bovary syndrome
Start where you left off
do not avoid the difficult parts
Better to shop than pray
The dirty little secrets
Loss and lost
That crocodile died a long time ago
After the fall
Epilogue.
Notes:
Includes bibliographical references (p. 259-263).
ISBN:
9780316035606
0316035602
OCLC:
439210706