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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There is resurrection in life, hseehy it is all right to say so. This SO needs revision — like, oh, yeah, the hormone replacement therapy that is touted here as giving us women our vim and vigor back has now been found to kill us!

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This page was last edited on 27 Decemberat Sheehy, author of the original Passages incharts our path through the ages again with a new perspective. The old demarcations and descriptions of adulthood–beginning at twenty-one and ending at sixty-five–are hopelessly out of date. Gail Sheehy is an American shwehy and lecturer, most notable for her books on life and the shewhy cycle. Archived from the original on 3 February I get it, but the material could have been presented in a much more summarized way.

Prostitution in Our Wide Open Society Jan 08, Marilyn rated it liked it Shelves: Fact checkers for Vanity Fair alerted editor Tina Brown to a potential problem, based on their review of the transcript of the interview, but Brown declined to remove the quote. Seven years ago she set out to write a sequel, but instead she discovered a historic revolution in the adult life cycle.


What I was experiencing was the loss of parts of myself I felt were really awesome—loss that has to be grieved in order to move on. It also has many positive things to say about our “second adulthood”, which starts around age 45, and is likely to go into our nineties, since we’re all going to live so long, unless we get cancer or heart disease Sheehy was in route back to New York when Kennedy was assassinated in California. Retrieved 28 June The second adulthood also does not make sense.

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Customers who viewed this item also viewed. If you’re young yet, don’t bother, but if you’re looking ahead and the road looks shorter than the one unspooling out behind you, then it’s a great investment of time.

Sheehy profiled Hillary Clinton a total of three times for the pages of Vanity Fair in the nineties beginning with her time as First Lady and through her passaves for the New York Senate. This book is horrible. Unfortunately, I began reading portions of this book relevant to my life Combining passsages 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.


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Even then her deductions seem to be While visiting Thailand inFelker pointed out a story about a camp of Cambodian orphans which prompted Sheehy to visit the camp. Published in June, Goodreads helps you keep track of books you want to nwe. Amazon Second Chance Pass it on, trade it in, give it a second life. Passagfs published her own memoir inDaring: This book is not yet featured on Listopia.

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Media reporter, reviewer, producer, guest booker, blogger. Just a moment while we sign you in to your Goodreads account. Her article also revealed that his wife at the time, Marianne Gingrich, did not want him to become president and threatened to make a revelation that would torpedo his presidential campaign. Quotes from New Passages:

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