The Silent Passage by Gail Sheehy

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The best-selling author of Passages takes a probing look at menopause, discussing the disquieting approach the medical community takes to it and offering commentary by some of today's most notable post-menopausal women. 50,000 first printing. Tour.

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Gail Sheehy is the author of the landmark book Passages and the number one bestseller The Silent Passage. Most recently, she published Hilary's Choice. She is married to publisher and editor Clay Felker and lives in Berkeley, California, and Long Island, New York.
Published June 1, 2010 by Gallery Books. 320 pages
Genres: Health, Fitness & Dieting, Professional & Technical, Literature & Fiction, Mystery, Thriller & Suspense, Parenting & Relationships. Non-fiction

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A compelling discussion about menopause, packed with facts and anecdotes that are right on target for the baby-boom women about to encounter change of life.

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How are women of the baby-boomer generation handling the ``M word,'' the change whose name they dare not speak?

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Sheehy's own experience convinced her it was time that menopause came out of the closet: "I went into menopause knowing nothing—not even that I was in it," she writes.

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