Fifty-seven percent of women would rather shop than have sex. Jodie Foster was born Ariane Munker, and Lauren Bacall, Betty Joan Perske. Oprah Winfrey and Margaret Avery, both nominated for Best Supporting Actress Oscars for The Color Purple, were the first two African-American women nominated in the same year for the same category. At the height of her popularity, screen star Betty Grable had her legs insured for $25,000 - a modest sum compared to the $650,000 policy Fred Astaire took out on his feet! These nuggets, along with everything else you've ever wanted to know about women, are to be found within this easy-to-browse resource. Here are women's views on shopping, clothing and cosmetics, marriage and children, food, sex, and pets, along with the lowdown on women celebrities and the feats of history's heroines and female adventurers. --This text refers to an out of print or unavailable edition of this title.