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The Good Girl Stripped Bare

The Good Girl Stripped Bare

by Tracey Spicer

Paperback / softback Publication Date: 24/04/2017

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'Will you ever work in television again?' the journalist asks, thrusting a microphone towards me.

'I hope so,' I say before scuttling into a cafe. It's feeding time and I need to express. But questions niggle, like chafed nipples.

Can women stand up for their rights without retribution? Should you cry over spilled milk? And what happens when a good girl goes bad?

Tracey Spicer was always the good girl. Inspired by Jana Wendt, this bogan from the Brisbane backwaters waded through the 'cruel and shallow money trench' of television to land a dream role: national news anchor for a major network.

But the journalist found that, for women, TV was less about news and more about helmet hair, masses of makeup and fatuous fashion, in an era when bosses told you to 'stick your tits out', 'lose two inches off your arse', and 'quit before you're too long in the tooth'.

Still, Tracey plastered on a smile and did what she was told. But when she was sacked by email after having a baby, this good girl turned 'bad', taking legal action against the network for pregnancy discrimination.

In this frank and funny 'femoir' part memoir, part manifesto Tracey 'sheconstructs' the structural barriers facing women in the workplace and encourages us all to shake off the shackles of the good girl.

ISBN:
9780733335631
9780733335631
Category:
Memoirs
Format:
Paperback / softback
Publication Date:
24-04-2017
Publisher:
ABC Books
Country of origin:
Australia
Pages:
352
Dimensions (mm):
234x153x29mm
Weight:
0.51kg

Tracey Spicer

Tracey Spicer is an iconoclast whose TEDx Talk 'The Lady Stripped Bare' has been seen by more than 1.5 million people.

Tracey has anchored national news, current affairs and lifestyle programs for several TV networks, and has brought her sassy style to talkback radio.

Her columns have appeared in metropolitan newspapers and on news websites.

Renowned for the courage of her convictions, passion for social justice and commitment to equality, she has a wicked sense of humour something of a prerequisite for a career in the media.

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