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Primates of Park Avenue

A Memoir

After marrying a man from the Upper East Side and moving to the neighbourhood, Wednesday Martin struggled to fit in. Drawing on her background in anthropology and primatology, she tried looking at her new world through that lens, and suddenly things fell into place. She understood the other mothers´ snobbiness at school drop-off when she compared them to olive baboons. Her obsessional quest for a Hermes Birkin handbag made sense when she realized other females wielded them to establish dominance in their troop. And so she analysed tribal migration patterns; display rituals; physical adornment, mutilation, and mating practices; extra-pair copulation; and more. Her conclusions are smart, thought-provoking, and hilariously unexpected.

Every city has its Upper East Side, and in Wednesday´s memoir, readers everywhere will recognize the strange cultural codes of powerful social hierarchies and the compelling desire to climb them. They will also see that Upper East Side mothers want the same things for their children that all mothers want-safety, happiness, and success-and not even sky-high penthouses and chauffeured SUVs can protect this ecologically released tribe from the universal experiences of anxiety and loss. When Wednesday´s life turns upside down, she learns how deep the bonds of female friendship really are.

Intelligent, funny, and heartfelt, Primates of Park Avenuelifts a veil on a secret, elite world within a world-the exotic, fascinating, and strangely familiar culture of privileged Manhattan motherhood.
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"The book that has outraged the social elite!"
"Eye-popping" (People)
"Amusing, perceptive and...deliciously evil" (The New York Times Book Review)
"Juicy, sexy, bawdy stuff" (New York Daily News)
"Think Gossip Girl, but with a sociological study of the parents." (InStyle.com)
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Wednesday Martin, PhD, has worked as writer and social researcher in New York City for more than two decades. The author of Stepmonster and Primates of Park Avenue, she has appeared on Today, CNN, NPR, NBC News, the BBC Newshour, and Fox News as an expert on step-parenting and parenting issues. She writes for the online edition of Psychology Today and her work has appeared in The New York Times. She was a regular contributor to New York Post’s parenting and lifestyle pages for several years and has written for The Daily Telegraph.
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Einband gebundene Ausgabe
Seitenzahl 256
Erscheinungsdatum 02.06.2015
Sprache Englisch
ISBN 978-1-4767-6262-3
Verlag Simon + Schuster
Maße (L/B/H) 218/150/23 mm
Gewicht 363
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