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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Men, too, can expect a dramatically lengthened life span. The old demarcations and descriptions of adulthood—beginning at twenty-one and ending at sixty-five—are hopelessly out of date.
The Vietnam Generation Hits Middlescence. A very good read, if you just want to learn a little general information about adult development.
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Still, a must read book. So I am renewed in my quest to discover what the definition of success is for me, for who I am now becoming. Rather than describing the bigger issues of life we all go through this book seemed very heavily focused on activistic and political viewpoints in the US in various decades. Archived from the original on 3 February I ended up dismissing it as a misguided passqges at finding meaning in our lives.
But these constitute only one step in combating society’s aversion to people with wrinkles and walkers, to say nothing of the millions of elderly living below the poverty line. Read more Read less. I read Gail Sheehy’s earlier book “Passages” years ago so when I saw this – clearly a sequel – at a Library sale I picked it up.
Sep 28, Pages. Given that I am neither American nor of an age to belong to any of the described generations this greatly decreased the relevance for me.
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What a bunch of old padsages, still desperate for male attention! Documents of Life 2: 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.
English Choose a language for shopping. Mar 10, Janet rated it really liked it. The old demarcations and descriptions of adulthood–beginning at twenty-one and ending at sixty-five–are hopelessly out of date.
May 09, Sandra rated it did not like it Shelves: Gould 10 percent of the royalties for the book. She is a journalist ,she must admit that she was influenced by other people’s researches and tried to rephrase their idea shehey giving it a new term.
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Here is Passages II, an upbeat, fact-filled, people-rich, but ultimately unsatisfying sequel to the bestseller. Discovering the New Map of Men’s Lives. Would like to see an update. The whole experience affected Sheehy deeply sheeehy on her return to the States she had a difficult time writing the story and developed a fear of airplanes which she later described as PSTD or posttraumatic stress syndrome.
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Good to read the insights and thoughts of those who have gone before me through these life passages.
This page was last edited on 27 Decemberat Customers who viewed this item also viewed. Having read “Passages” 30 years ago, I enjoyed reading “New Passages” now. While there, she studied for under professor and anthropologist Margaret Mead who was then in her seventies. There was a problem filtering reviews right now.
Finally read this and check it off my list. On top of that this book focused on the lives of primarily shrehy, higher educated, above average earners, which makes gaio target group even smaller. Showing of 45 reviews. This book is not yet featured on Listopia.
Sheehy passagee us to make sense of our own lives by understanding others like us. Actionable consultants conversations books. Great book by Gail Sheehy, expands on earlier writings in her previous Passages book about the cycles one experiences in adult life.