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This review is from: Blonde Like Me: The Roots of the Blonde Myth in Our Culture (A Touchstone book) (Paperback)I was sucked into this book from the first paragraph. Having been born blonde and gone darker ever so slowly over my twenty-something years, I've been tempted recently by those ads telling you to go back to "the color you were born with." Why? So I can continue to be the subject of countless derogatory jokes? Or so I can count myself among those who resemble (at least in hair color) cultural and sexual icons such as Marilyn Monroe or Pamela Anderson? Or would I feel more youthful, less "ripe"? "Blonde Like Me" is a wonderful mental conversation partner for those of you out there like me (and like her), who are attracted to blondness and would like to know why. As an anthropology student, I found the cultural studies aspect of the book fascinating, and the well-crafted, accessible writing (unlike most academic writing) refreshing. If you were interested enough to read the reviews, you won't be disappointed with this book.
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