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Anna Fels
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Anna Fels is a practicing psychiatrist who has written for the New York Times Book Review, the Times Literary Supplement, The Nation, Self, and, most recently, the Science Times section of the New York Times. A member of the faculty of the Weill Medical College of Cornell University at New York Presbyterian Hospital, Fels lives with her husband and two children in New York City.

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Necessary Dreams
Ambition in Women's Changing Lives
Written by Anna Fels


Format: Trade Paperback, 320 pages
Publisher: Anchor
On Sale: February 8, 2005
Price: $16.95

In this groundbreaking book about how women perceive, are prepared for, and cope with ambition and achievement, psychiatrist Anna Fels examines ambition at the deepest psychological level. Cutting to the core of what ambition can provide—the essential elements of a fulfilling life—Fels describes why, for women but not for men, ambition... Read more >
Also available as an eBook.

Necessary Dreams
Ambition in Women's Changing Lives
Written by Anna Fels


Format: eBook, 320 pages
Publisher: Anchor
On Sale: July 17, 2013
Price: $15.99

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