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Author Martin, Wednesday, author.

Title Primates of Park Avenue : a memoir / Wednesday Martin, Ph.D.

Publication Info. New York : Simon & Schuster, 2015.


Location Call No. Status
 GDL Casa Verdugo Library Non-Fiction    92 Martin,W MAR    Available
 GDL Central Library Non-Fiction    92 Martin,W MAR    Available
Edition First Simon & Schuster hardcover edition.
Description vii, 248 pages ; 23 cm
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Summary "Like an urban Dian Fossey, Wednesday Martin decodes the primate social behaviors of Upper East Side mothers in a...memoir about her adventures assimilating into that most secretive and elite tribe. After marrying a man from the Upper East Side and moving to the neighborhood, 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."-- Provided by publisher.
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references (pages 243-246).
Contents Comme il faut -- Playdate pariah -- Going native : Mommy wants a birkin -- Manhattan geisha -- A girls' night in -- A Xanax and a bloody Mary : Manhattan moms on the verge of a nervous breakdown -- A rainy day -- Summary fieldnotes.
Subject Martin, Wednesday.
Upper East Side (New York, N.Y.) -- Biography.
New York (N.Y.) -- Biography.
Mothers -- New York (State) -- New York -- Biography.
Mothers -- New York (State) -- New York -- Social life and customs.
Primates -- Behavior -- Miscellanea.
Interpersonal relations -- New York (State) -- New York.
Upper East Side (New York, N.Y.) -- Social life and customs.
New York (N.Y.) -- Social life and customs.
Genre/Form Autobiographies.
Trivia and miscellanea.
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