The right book at the right time. The Second Stage
is intelligent, compassionate, and pertinent. It's an education. And it provides a course of action. (Washington Post Book World
Friedan's second major theoretical statement--important for what it says and essential when considered against the background of her past accomplishments. (Library Journal
About the Author
Betty Friedan was a founder and first president of the National Organization for Women, and convener of the National Women's Political Caucus and the National Abortion Rights Action League. She is author of The Feminine Mystique, The Second Stage, and The Fountain of Age. She is currently Distinguished Visiting Professor at Cornell.