A novel about Vivian, a young Irish girl sent by rail from a New York City tenement to Minnesota in the early 1900s. She was one of thousands of abandoned children sent to live with rural families for a better life. But not all ended up in loving homes.
Many women in middle age today are refusing to settle for the stereotyped roles of the past. Gail Sheehy describes what she believes is a hidden cultural phenomenon – the revitalized pursuit of sex and other passions in the middle to later stages of life.
- Gail Sheehy author of 15 books, including "Passages," "The Silent Passage," "New Passages," and "Understanding Men's Passages."
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