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									Gail SheehyGail Sheehy
An award-winning journalist, Gail Sheehy caused a sensation in the 1970s with Passages -- a look at the aging process that became an instant icon and cottage industry. In 2003, Sheehy's Middletown, American offered a poignant portrait of how one small town grieved and grew from the 9/11 tragedy.

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Gail Sheehy
Current Home:
New York City and Berkeley, California
Date of Birth:
November 27, 1937
B.A., University of Vermont; M.A., Columbia School of Journalism
Washington Journalism Review Award for Best Magazine Writer in America; 7-time recipient of the New York Newswomen's Club Front Page Award for distinguished journalism

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Selected Works

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								Sex and the Seasoned Woman: Pursuing the Passionate Life, Author: 
								Gail Sheehy.

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Sex and the Seasoned Woman: Pursuing the Passionate Life
by Gail Sheehy
In her most groundbreaking work since Passages and The Silent Passage, Sheehy reveals a hidden cultural phenomenon -- increased vitality in women’s sex and love lives after fifty.
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								Hillary's Choice, Author: 
								Gail Sheehy.
*  Passages: Predictable Crises of Adult Life (1976)
*  The Silent Passage: Menopause (1992)
*  New Passages: Mapping Your Life Across Time (1995)
*  Hillary's Choice (1999)
*  Middletown, America (2003)
*  Sex and the Seasoned Woman: Pursuing the Passionate Life (2006)

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The Breakout Book

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								Passages: Predictable Crises of Adult Life, Author: 
								Gail Sheehy.

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Passages: Predictable Crises of Adult Life
by Gail Sheehy
Sheehy's breakthrough work, Passages, made history when it remained on The New York Times list for more than three years after its publication in 1976. A Library of Congress survey named this look at life's stages one of the ten most influential books of our time.