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Old 26 October 2014, 09:43 PM
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Fight The Freaky, Fabulous, Feminist 'Secret History' of Wonder Woman

Group sex parties. Polygamy. Bondage. What could such things have to do with Wonder Woman? Fortunately, there's no connection between those titillating concepts and the famous Amazon — certainly not in Jill Lepore's new book.

Just kidding! In fact, The Secret History of Wonder Woman relates a tale so improbable, so juicy, it'll have you saying, "Merciful Minerva!" It turns out that decades of rumors were true: The red-white-and-blue heroine, conceived during World War II, had a decidedly bohemian progenitor.

http://www.npr.org/2014/10/17/356989...f-wonder-woman
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Funny, I always assumed that the reason she ended up tied up so much was because the author had a fetish for such things.
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A lengthy New Yorker article on Wonder Woman by Lepore: http://www.newyorker.com/magazine/20...22/last-amazon
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