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'Growing up in post-feminist Australia, Nelly Thomas, one of Australia's most gifted and natural comedians, was told she could "have it all". She's giving it a crack - but she still isn't quite sure what "it" is.

'What do women want?

'In pursuit of answers, Thomas has tried being a telemarketer, a professional student, a fast-food worker, a broadcaster, a smoker, a prostitute's confidant, a health advocate, a reality television obsessive, a mother, a partner (or is it girlfriend? lover?), an award-winning comedian, a sex-educator, a Loony Lefty Feminista and a self-confessed fatty boombah. Like many of her generation, she's had a lot of options, yet she's wondering - which do you choose?

'In this hilarious part-memoir, part-manifesto, Thomas navigates the murky waters of her life and womanhood in the twenty-first century. She tackles the big contemporary issues - career, equality, family, porn, sex, entertainment, obesity, parenting, culture, class, Beyonce's derriere - with customary insight and a wickedly dry wit.

'A must-read for the modern Aussie woman.' (From the publisher's website.)

Publication Details of Only Known VersionEarliest 2 Known Versions of

    • North Sydney, North Sydney - Lane Cove area, Sydney Northern Suburbs, Sydney, New South Wales,: Ebury , 2012 .
      Extent: xvii, 300p.p.
      ISBN: 9781742754888 (pbk.)

Works about this Work

In Short : Nonfiction Bruce Elder , 2012 single work review
— Appears in: The Sydney Morning Herald , 12-13 May 2012; (p. 35)

— Review of What Women Want Nelly Thomas , 2012 single work autobiography
Non Fiction for Mother's Day Jane Fynes-Clinton , 2012 single work review
— Appears in: The Courier-Mail , 5 - 6 May 2012; (p. 23)

— Review of What Women Want Nelly Thomas , 2012 single work autobiography
Off the Shelf : Memoir Thuy On , 2012 single work review
— Appears in: The Saturday Age , 28 April 2012; (p. 32)

— Review of What Women Want Nelly Thomas , 2012 single work autobiography
Off the Shelf : Memoir Thuy On , 2012 single work review
— Appears in: The Saturday Age , 28 April 2012; (p. 32)

— Review of What Women Want Nelly Thomas , 2012 single work autobiography
Non Fiction for Mother's Day Jane Fynes-Clinton , 2012 single work review
— Appears in: The Courier-Mail , 5 - 6 May 2012; (p. 23)

— Review of What Women Want Nelly Thomas , 2012 single work autobiography
In Short : Nonfiction Bruce Elder , 2012 single work review
— Appears in: The Sydney Morning Herald , 12-13 May 2012; (p. 35)

— Review of What Women Want Nelly Thomas , 2012 single work autobiography
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