Spent: memoirs of a shopping addict

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New York : Little, Brown and Co., 2010.
1st ed.
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263 pages ; 22 cm.
RLD Woodland Park Adult Non-Fiction
362.196 Car
"For anyone who has felt the thrill of snapping up a bargain or buying something extravagant, this glimpse of the far side of shopping's emotional kicks can be fascinating." -- Malcolm Ritter , San Francisco Chronicle As a child, Avis Cardella devoured the glamorous images in her mother's fashion magazines. She grew up to be one of the people in them, living a life that seemed to be filled with labels and luxury. But shopping had become a dangerous addiction. She forwent food for Prada. Credit card debt blossomed like the ever-increasing pile of unworn shoes and clothing in the back of her closet. She defined herself by the things she owned and also lost herself in the mad hunt for the perfect pair of pants or purse that might make her feel whole. Spent is Avis Cardella's timely, deeply personal, and shockingly dramatic exploration of our cultural need to spend, and of what happens when someone is consumed by the desire to consume.
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Includes bibliographical references (pages 259-263).
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APA Citation (style guide)

Cardella, A. (2010). Spent: memoirs of a shopping addict. New York: Little, Brown and Co.

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Cardella, Avis. 2010. Spent: Memoirs of a Shopping Addict. New York: Little, Brown and Co.

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Cardella, Avis, Spent: Memoirs of a Shopping Addict. New York: Little, Brown and Co, 2010.

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Cardella, Avis. Spent: Memoirs of a Shopping Addict. New York: Little, Brown and Co, 2010. Print.

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