Mad Women: The Other Side of Life on Madison Avenue in the '60s and Beyond (CD-Audio)

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Jane Maas is a strategic and creative consultant and the author of Adventures of an Advertising Woman.

AudioFile Earphones Award winner Coleen Marlo has been nominated three times for an Audie Award, winning for Snakewoman of Little Egypt by Robert Hellenga. She has also been awarded three Listen-Up Awards from Publishers Weekly, and Publishers Weekly named Coleen Audiobook Reader of the Year for 2010.
Mad Women is a tell-all account of life in the New York advertising world of the 1960s and '70s from Jane Maas, a female copywriter who succeeded in the primarily male environment portrayed by the hit TV show Mad Men.

Fans of the show are dying to know how accurate it is: did people really have that much sex in the office? Were there really three-martini lunches? Were women really second-class citizens? Jane Maas says the answer to all three questions is unequivocally yes. And her book, based on her own experiences and countless interviews with her peers, gives the full stories, from the junior account man whose wife nearly left him when she found the copy of Screw magazine he'd used to find "entertainment" for a client, to the Ogilvy & Mather agency's legendary annual sex-and-booze-filled Boat Ride, from which it was said no virgin ever returned intact. Wickedly funny and full of juicy inside information, Mad Women also tackles the tougher issues of the era, such as equal pay, rampant jaw-dropping sexism, and the difficult choice many women faced between motherhood and their careers.

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ISBN 9781452605500
Genre BIOGRAPHY & AUTOBIOGRAPHY / Business
Format CD-Audio
Publisher Date 2012-02-28 00:00:00.0
Publisher Tantor Media Inc
Copyright Year 2012
Height 5.5 in
Wdth 6.5 in
Thickness 1.25 in
Unit weight 0.4 lb
Language English
Subtitle The Other Side of Life on Madison Avenue in the '60s and Beyond
Volume Number 5
Edition Detail Unabridged
Audience General/trade
Authors Maas, Jane
Country of Origin United States

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