New Passages has ratings and 33 reviews. Christine Millions of readers literally defined their lives through Gail Sheehy’s landmark bestseller Passages. Here is Passages II, an upbeat, fact-filled, people-rich, but ultimately unsatisfying sequel to the bestseller. Sheehy’s earlier Passages. Instead of declining, men and women who embrace a Second Adulthood are progressing through entirely new passages into lives of deeper meaning, renewed.

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Sheehy was one of the original contributors to New York magazine [3] and contributed from through An aging woman goes to the Amazon once a year to search out new medicinal plants. Interesting chapter on the “60s” as I head in that direction in a year or so. Sep 22, Don Gubler rated it liked it.

This groundbreaking work is certain to awaken and permanently alter the passagges we think about ourselves. Refresh and try again. Seven years ago she set out to write a sequel, but instead she discovered a historic revolution in the adult life cycle. Sheehy wrote the cover story for New York magazine about the growing problem of amphetamine use among young people in East Village.

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See and discover other items: Amazon Restaurants Food delivery from local restaurants. We can go ahead. From inside the book. Combining the scholar’s ability to synthesize data with the novelist’s gift for storytelling, she allows us to make sense of our own lives by understanding others like us. The Man Who Changed the World. On top of that this book focused on the lives of primarily white, higher educated, above average earners, which makes the target group even smaller.


Felker was forced out of the magazine. Not much here but sweeping generalizations.

I passages it in bits and pieces over several months and the perspective I gained was well worth it. Oct 28, Halfempty rated it liked it Shelves: A fifty-year-old woman–who remains pasdages of cancer and heart disease– can expect to see her ninety-second birthday. Nov 08, Nancy Loe rated it it was ok. Kit Gingrich’s first husband abandoned young Newt to a stepfather in exchange for forgiveness of a few months of child-support payments.

What a bunch of old women, still desperate for male attention! She herself had not read it in quite some time — the book came out in Through hundreds of personal and group interviews, national surveys of professionals and working-class people, and fresh findings extracted from fifty years of U.

I ended up dismissing it as xheehy misguided attempt at finding meaning in our lives. References to this book Documents of Life 2: Jun 07, Gail Jeidy rated it really liked it.


Want to Read Currently Reading Read. Here is Passages II, an upbeat, sgeehy, people-rich, but ultimately unsatisfying sequel to the bestseller. Sep 28, Pages Buy. Sheehy’s article on Hillary Clinton [28] created a stir by quoting her mentioning rumors of an affair between President George H. There’s a problem loading this menu right now. Men, too, can expect a dramatically lengthened life span.


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To complete your subscription, please click the link in the email we just sent you, and we’ll be sending you weekly goodies – direct to your inbox. The second adulthood also does not make sense. Pursuing the Passionate Life. She is a journalist ,she must admit that she was influenced by other people’s researches and tried to bew their idea by giving it a new term. Sheehy published the book The Silent Passage about menopause in The New York Times.