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Gail Sheehy

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Bestselling author and cultural observer Gail Sheehy made history with the publication of Passages, which was an international bestseller, appearing in twenty-eight languages. She followed up with The Silent Passage, New Passages, and Understanding Men’s Passages. Sheehy is also the author of Hillary’s Choice, a biography of Hillary Clinton, and Middletown, America, about a New Jersey town devastated by the World Trade Center attack. A contributing editor to Vanity Fair since 1984, Sheehy is the recipient of the Washington Journalism Review Award for Best Magazine Writer in America.

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Hillary's Choice

Written by Gail Sheehy


Format: eBook, 416 pages
Publisher: Random House
On Sale: February 28, 2000
Price: $13.99

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Also available as an abridged audiobook download.

Middletown, America
One Town's Passage from Trauma to Hope
Written by Gail Sheehy


Format: eBook, 448 pages
Publisher: Random House
On Sale: September 2, 2003
Price: $13.99

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New Passages

Written by Gail Sheehy


Format: Trade Paperback, 528 pages
Publisher: Ballantine Books
On Sale: May 28, 1996
Price: $18.00

The old demarcations and descriptions of adulthood--beginning at twenty-one and ending at sixty-five--are hopelessly out of date. In New Passages, Gail Sheehy discovers and maps out a completely new frontier--a Second Adulthood in middle life.

"Stop and recalculate," Sheehy writes. "Imagine the day you turn forty-five as the infancy of another life."... Read more >
Also available as an eBook.

New Passages

Written by Gail Sheehy


Format: eBook, 528 pages
Publisher: Ballantine Books
On Sale: September 28, 2011
Price: $11.99

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Also available as a trade paperback.

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Passages
Predictable Crises of Adult Life
Written by Gail Sheehy


Format: Trade Paperback, 576 pages
Publisher: Ballantine Books
On Sale: January 10, 2006
Price: $17.00

At last, this is your story. You'll recognize yourself, your friends, and your loves. You'll see how to use each life crisis as an opportunity for creative change -- to grow to your full potential. Gail Sheehy's brilliant road map of adult life shows the inevitable personality and sexual changes we... Read more >

Sex and the Seasoned Woman

Written by Gail Sheehy


Format: eBook
Publisher: Ballantine Books
On Sale: January 30, 2007
Price: $13.99

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Sex and the Seasoned Woman
Pursuing the Passionate Life
Written by Gail Sheehy


Format: Trade Paperback, 368 pages
Publisher: Ballantine Books
On Sale: January 30, 2007
Price: $15.95

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Understanding Men's Passages
Discovering the New Map of Men's Lives
Written by Gail Sheehy


Format: Trade Paperback, 336 pages
Publisher: Ballantine Books
On Sale: May 4, 1999
Price: $16.00

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