Second Sex

The Second Sex by Simone de Beauvoir. 1953 Knopf, first U.S. edition, 732 pages, no DJ. Crucial feminist text by the French novelist, memoirist, and philosopher.

Condition: Good_. Boards are worn, fading to spine, slight lean, pages clean.

"Woman? Very simple, say the fanciers of simple formulas: she is a womb, an ovary; she is female---this word is sufficient to define her."

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