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Hunger Makes Me a Modern Girl

A Memoir

by Carrie Brownstein

Hardcover, 244 pages, Penguin Group USA, List Price: $27.95 |

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The guitarist and vocalist of feminist punk trio Sleater-Kinney presents a candid and deeply personal assessment of life in the rock-and-roll industry that reveals her struggles with rock's double standards and her codevelopment of the comedy Portlandia. 75,000 first printing.

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All Songs +1: Carrie Brownstein Isn't Who You Think She Is

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'Modern Girl' Carrie Brownstein Describes Finding (And Hiding) Herself In Music

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