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Publisher's Summary

'A friend recently told me that the things I write are powerful for her because they have the effect of making her feel angry instead of just empty. I want to do this for all women and young girls - to take the emptiness and numbness they feel about being a girl in this world and turn it into rage and power. I want to teach all of them how to fight like a girl.' (Clementine Ford)

Online sensation, fearless feminist heroine and scourge of trolls and misogynists everywhere, Clementine Ford is a beacon of hope and inspiration to thousands of Australian women and girls. Her incendiary debut, Fight Like a Girl, is an essential manifesto for feminists new, old and soon to be and exposes just how unequal the world continues to be for women. Crucially, it is a call to arms for all women to rediscover the fury that has been suppressed by a society that still considers feminism a threat.

Fight Like a Girl will make you laugh, cry and scream. But above all it will make you demand and fight for a world in which women have real equality and not merely the illusion of it.

©2016 Clementine Ford (P)2016 Audible, Ltd

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  • Josh
  • Rockhampton, Australia
  • 03-11-2016

Awesome, humbling book

Clementine lays bare her experience of the world as a woman and shares her views with unflinching honesty.
I found my own ideas of what it meant to be a male feminist challenged and that I need to listen more to those who actually know what it's like (women)

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Eye-opening

I thought I had a handle on equal rights and could even feel good about my perspective. "Fight Like A Girl" has shown me there is so much more to be done. Listen to this. Challenge yourself and listen to this.

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Not what I expected

Though unexpected I firmly believe every single person should read this book. it will make you cringe, you will feel uncomfortable, you will feel a twinge of guilt or 2, but you will leave with a clearer and expanded view of the world. 100% recommend this book to anyone brave enough to be self aware enough to take on board it's important messages.

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WOW YES YES YES

This book resonated very strongly with me. Thank you Clementine for being brave enough to write this. This in many many parts has been me. I have been suppressing anger all my life. I no longer feel alone. Thank you. I am sure it will resonate with many others who wonder why they don't fit and why why why the injustice. Everyone should read this book.

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I am angry!

And I'm going to fight like a girl. Thank you Clementine for reigniting the fire.

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Must Read

I have not been more inspired to 'fight like a girl' in a very long time. This is a must read for anyone who has ever thought 'would that also be the case if she was a he?'

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Brilliant

validated everything I was thinking. I cried & laughed. worth a read but warning it's confronting

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A must read for all women

Clementine is the most powerful feminist voice of my generation and I will show my love and support for her any chance I get. With each day, and after reading/listening to any of her work I feel stronger to stand up and be heard.
This is the most important book I own and will read/listen to it many times over. Thank you, Clementine!!!

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  • Michael Soo
  • KINGSWOOD, New South Wales Australia
  • 13-02-2017

Honest. look at the female experience..

Clem Ford narrates her own book. Passionate and bold. Feminism as it stands today.

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Everyone Needs to hear this

I think Fight Like a Girl is; searingly accurate and a messsge every person needs to hear. As a reader, I needed no convincing of her message but the unrelenting pace of difficult truths was hard to complete and I needed breaks. This book should come with a trigger warning. Read it and share with a friend, I'm dying to discuss/debrief it.

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  • Ashley
  • 23-10-2017

Great reader and view of life

I really enjoyed this book. I never thought of myself as a feminist and realized that my view was because I never really took the time to look up the term - feminism, noun: the advocacy of women's rights on the basis of the equality of the sexes. What woman doesn't want that? If you say 'me', it's because you probably are privileged or protected enough to have not been treated as less than equal. Please don't take that as an insult. I definitely do not intend it to be so. I grew up much like Clementine Ford, in a household which treated each individual with equal love.

The main feeling I had during this book was thankfulness. I am thankful that people like Clementine Ford have the strength and abilities to do the kind of social work needed to fight for the liberation and equality of all. I am also very thankful for the excellent childhood I had full of a family and friends network of people who appreciated me as a person and didn't treat me as less than equal.

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  • Lisa
  • 23-06-2017

inoculation against the status quo

What made the experience of listening to Fight Like a Girl the most enjoyable?

Clementine's raw honesty, humour and determination to hold a space for all of us to get woke

What does Clementine Ford bring to the story that you wouldn’t experience if you just read the book?

Always love narration by the author - then I know I'm getting the whole story

If you were to make a film of this book, what would the tag line be?

Are you brave enough? If not, why not?

Where ever you are is ok, but for f***'s sake be thinking about it

Any additional comments?

Thank you and look forward to the next one x

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  • Anonymous User
  • 24-05-2017

officially inspired!!

The story was very relatable as it went through the different stages of becoming a feminist. She also makes a lot of good points and this is definitely a book that ill recommend to friends!

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  • tia
  • 09-10-2016

Phenomenally heartbreaking and rousing!

I recommend this book to all women. This eloquently written book has helped me to to find my voice, when for so long I lacked the ability to fully articulate what I felt and experienced in the world. Thank you for all the other Clementines fighting the endless battle for equality while dealing with the deranged spotlight cast on them for doing so.

3 of 5 people found this review helpful