Swimming in the Steno Pool: A Retro Guide to Making It in the Office (Paperback)

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InSwimming in the Steno Pool, author-secretary Lynn Peril profiles the various incarnations of the secretary, from pliable, sexy mate of the "office husband" to postfeminist executive-in-training, drawing inspiration from a wide range of "femorabilia" and secretarial guidebooks of yesteryear. Featuring an array of fabulous illus- trations promoting office equipment and office girls alike, Peril delivers a feisty, witty celebration of the women who've been running the show for decades.


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Product Details
ISBN: 9780393338546
ISBN-10: 0393338541
Publisher: W. W. Norton & Company
Publication Date: April 25th, 2011
Pages: 291
Language: English