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Cover of: The wisdom trail | Janet Lieberman
About the Book

An invitation to eavesdrop on a remarkable group of women who in their eighth and ninth decades reflect with candor and insight on the common threads in their well-lived livesThe Wisdom Trail follows the life trajectories of extraordinary women, now in their seventies and eighties, who share to a remarkable extent a set of qualities that produced their successful lives. The vital women whose voices are captured in this book look back with well-earned perspective on the crises and opportunities, the decisions and accidents that marked their varied but ultimately satisfying paths.In listening to the lively and candid recollections of these women, Janet Lieberman and Julie Hungar offer stories that have value for women and men alike. From the heyday of Good Housekeeping—the era of the silent majority—to World War II, when the absence of men at home set a new measure of independence for women, through the sexual revolution and the civil rights and women's movements,...

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3 editions First published in 2009

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Cover of: The Wisdom Trail
2009, Penguin USA, Inc.
The Wisdom Trail
Electronic resource in English
Cover of: The wisdom trail
2009, Thorndike Press
The wisdom trail
in English - Large print ed.
Cover of: The wisdom trail
2009, Penguin Press
The wisdom trail
in English

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