Girls to the Front: The True Story of the Riot Grrrl Revolution Sara Marcus

Girls to the Front: The True Story of the Riot Grrrl Revolution

Author: Sara Marcus
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Book Title
Girls to the Front: The True Story of the Riot Grrrl Revolution
Author
Sara Marcus
ISBN
9780061806360
"For a Second Wave feminist like myself, Girls to the Front evokes wonderfully the way the generation after mine soaked up the promise and the punishment of feminist consciousness....A richly moving story." --Village Voice writer Vivian GornickGirls to the Front is the epic, definitive history of the Riot Grrrl movement--the radical feminist punk uprising that exploded into the public eye in the 1990s, altering America's gender landscape forever. Author Sara Marcus, a music and politics writer for Time Out New York, Slate.com, Pos, and Heeb magazine, interweaves research, interviews, and her own memories as a Riot Grrrl front-liner. Her passionate, sophisticated narrative brilliantly conveys the story of punk bands like Bikini Kill, Bratmobile, Heavens to Betsy--as well as successors like Sleater-Kinney, Partyline, and Kathleen Hanna's Le Tigre--and their effect on today's culture. --The Los Angeles TimesBinding Type: PaperbackAuthor: Sara MarcusPublisher: Harper PerennialPublished: 09/28/2010ISBN: 9780061806360Pages: 367Weight: 0.65lbsSize: 8.10h x 5.50w x 0.90dReview Citations: Publishers Weekly 08/16/2010Booklist 09/01/2010 pg. 20

"For a Second Wave feminist like myself, Girls to the Front evokes wonderfully the way the generation after mine soaked up the promise and the punishment of feminist consciousness....A richly moving story." --Village Voice writer Vivian Gornick

Girls to the Front is the epic, definitive history of the Riot Grrrl movement--the radical feminist punk uprising that exploded into the public eye in the 1990s, altering America's gender landscape forever. Author Sara Marcus, a music and politics writer for Time Out New York, Slate.com, Pos, and Heeb magazine, interweaves research, interviews, and her own memories as a Riot Grrrl front-liner. Her passionate, sophisticated narrative brilliantly conveys the story of punk bands like Bikini Kill, Bratmobile, Heavens to Betsy--as well as successors like Sleater-Kinney, Partyline, and Kathleen Hanna's Le Tigre--and their effect on today's culture.

--The Los Angeles Times

Binding Type: Paperback
Author: Sara Marcus
Publisher: Harper Perennial
Published: 09/28/2010
ISBN: 9780061806360
Pages: 367
Weight: 0.65lbs
Size: 8.10h x 5.50w x 0.90d

Review Citations: Publishers Weekly 08/16/2010
Booklist 09/01/2010 pg. 20

"For a Second Wave feminist like myself, Girls to the Front evokes wonderfully the way the generation after mine soaked up the promise and the punishment of feminist consciousness....A richly moving story." --Village Voice writer Vivian Gornick

Girls to the Front is the epic, definitive history of the Riot Grrrl movement--the radical feminist punk uprising that exploded into the public eye in the 1990s, altering America's gender landscape forever. Author Sara Marcus, a music and politics writer for Time Out New York, Slate.com, Pos, and Heeb magazine, interweaves research, interviews, and her own memories as a Riot Grrrl front-liner. Her passionate, sophisticated narrative brilliantly conveys the story of punk bands like Bikini Kill, Bratmobile, Heavens to Betsy--as well as successors like Sleater-Kinney, Partyline, and Kathleen Hanna's Le Tigre--and their effect on today's culture.

--The Los Angeles Times

Binding Type: Paperback
Author: Sara Marcus
Publisher: Harper Perennial
Published: 09/28/2010
ISBN: 9780061806360
Pages: 367
Weight: 0.65lbs
Size: 8.10h x 5.50w x 0.90d

Review Citations: Publishers Weekly 08/16/2010
Booklist 09/01/2010 pg. 20