Fifty Is the New Fifty: Ten Life Lessons for Women in Second Adulthood

Fifty Is the New Fifty: Ten Life Lessons for Women in Second Adulthood

by Suzanne Braun Levine
     
 

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An inspiring guide to maximizing creativity and happiness in the second half of life

Suzanne Braun Levine follows her groundbreaking Inventing the Rest of Our Lives with fresh insights, research, and practical advice on the challenges and

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Read Suzanne Braun Levine's posts on the Penguin Blog.

An inspiring guide to maximizing creativity and happiness in the second half of life

Suzanne Braun Levine follows her groundbreaking Inventing the Rest of Our Lives with fresh insights, research, and practical advice on the challenges and unexpected rewards for women in their fifties, sixties, and seventies. Rich with anecdotes, this book captures the voices of women who are confronting change, renegotiating their relationships, and discovering who they are now that they are finally grown up. Levine's own warm, wise, and humorous voice make this guide encouraging, enriching, and empowering.

50 Is the New Fifty is about survival, joy, and camaraderie, and it proves that fifty is its own wonderful stage of possibilities and promise.

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Inventing the Rest of Our Lives author Suzanne Braun Levine isn't finished encouraging women in "Second Adulthood." Her Fifty Is the New Fifty continues her good works with ten life lessons for women who want the second half of their lives to be even more creative and happy than the first. Levine's good counsel lives up to Jane Fonda's words of praise: "Fifty Is the New Fifty is just what I expected from Suzanne Braun Levine -- useful, comforting, and smart."

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9781101016657
Publisher:
Penguin Publishing Group
Publication date:
04/02/2009
Sold by:
Penguin Group
Format:
NOOK Book
Pages:
224
Sales rank:
332,002
File size:
242 KB
Age Range:
18 Years

Meet the Author

Suzanne Braun Levine is a writer, editor, and nationally recognized authority on women, media matters, and family issues. Editor of Ms. magazine from its founding in 1972 until 1989 and editor in chief of the Columbia Journalism Review, she is currently a contributing editor of More magazine . The author of a book about fatherhood and numerous articles and essays, she has also produced a Peabody Award-winning documentary about American women. She has appeared on Oprah and the Today show and has lectured widely.

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