Unzipped: The Extraordinary Sex Lives of Ordinary People

9780747275763: Unzipped: The Extraordinary Sex Lives of Ordinary People

A real-life soap opera set in London and the USA, this book is based on candid accounts of the sex lives of a group of everyday people. For example, it features Nigel and Kath, a happily married couple, until Nigel begins an affair with Anna, an overweight but supremely confident American.

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dirty secrets of the mating and dating scene are exposed as Courtney Weaver hears all from her friends--and tells a few secrets of her own--in this true-life Bridget Jones meets Tales of the City.

Sexuality in the '90s is a different animal: While men and women have been given the tools to communicate, they haven't been given the instructions.  With audacious, witty, and sometimes scandalous writing, Courtney Weaver's Unzipped follows her life and those of her friends as they attempt to navigate the waters of intimate relationships without paddles.

Weaver, whose column "Unzipped" was Salon magazine's most popular feature, lends an indulgent ear to her friends as they wrestle with the lure of having sex with exes, predict bedroom prowess from kisses, and search for the most tactful way to reclaim favorite pieces of clothing left behind after messy breakups. Harriet is convinced that a concrete set of '50s

About the Author:

Courtney Weaver wrote the popular column "Unzipped" for Salon magazine for over two years.  She graduated from Brown University with a degree in semiotics and later received an M.A. in creative writing from New York University.  She has worked for the San Francisco Chronicle and the BBC, and is a regular contributor to The New York Times.  In addition to appearing on ABC-TV's "Politically Incorrect," she has written for the Washington Post, Allure, Marie Claire, and the San Francisco Examiner.  Unzipped is her first book.

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Courtney Weaver
Published by Headline Book Publishing (1999)
ISBN 10: 0747275769 ISBN 13: 9780747275763
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Book Description Headline Book Publishing, 1999. Paperback. Book Condition: New. book. Bookseller Inventory # M0747275769

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