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By Nancy Jo Sales

Instagram. Whisper. Yik Yak. Vine. YouTube. Kik. Ask.fm. Tinder. The dominant strength within the lives of women coming of age in the United States this day is social media. What it really is doing to a complete iteration of younger women is the topic of award-winning Vanity Fair author Nancy Jo Sales's riveting and explosive American Girls.

With notable intimacy and precision, revenues captures what it appears like to be a lady in the United States today. From Montclair to ny and la, from Florida and Arizona to Texas and Kentucky, revenues crisscrossed the rustic, talking to greater than 200 women, a long time 13 to nineteen, and documenting a big swap within the manner ladies are becoming up, a phenomenon that transcends race, geography, and family income. American Girls presents a nerve-racking portrait of the top of formative years as we all know it and of the inexorable and ubiquitous adventure of a brand new type of adolescence-one ruled by means of new social and sexual norms, the place a girl's first crushes and reports of longing and romance ensue in an speeded up digital atmosphere; the place problems with identification and vanity are magnified and remodeled by way of social structures that offer prompt judgment. What does it suggest to be a woman in the US in 2016? It capability coming of age on-line in a hypersexualized tradition that has normalized severe habit, from pornography to the informal trade of nude pictures; a tradition rife with a virulent new pressure of sexism and a occasionally self-undermining proposal of feminist empowerment; a tradition during which kids are spending loads time on know-how and social media that they're no longer constructing easy verbal exchange abilities. From attractiveness experts to slut-shaming to a disconcerting development of exhibitionism, Nancy Jo revenues presents a surprising window into the troubling international of today's teenage girls. 

Provocative and pressing, American Girls is destined to ignite a much-needed dialog approximately how we will be able to aid our daughters and sons negotiate remarkable new challenges.

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