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The Fountain of Age Paperback – August 1, 2006
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From Publishers Weekly
This inspiring study of aging from the author of The Feminine Mystique was a six-week PW bestseller.
Copyright 1994 Reed Business Information, Inc. --This text refers to an alternate Paperback edition.
From Library Journal
Friedan tackles the subject of aging with the same candor evident in her earlier critiques of women's roles (e.g., Feminine Mystique , 1963). She offers no quick fixes on how to grow old gracefully in a society that worships youth. Instead, she confronts the reality of aging. This proves to be less frightening and damaging than the denial and cosmetic fix-ups to prolong youth in a culture that places no value on age and provides no role for its elders. Make waves, make new roles, and reclaim old roles, admonishes Friedan. She interweaves the newest research on aging and psychology with her own personal experience of coming to terms with aging. She does not give into stereotypes but instead suggests vital alternatives that acknowledge the need to act one's age in a meaningful way. A true pioneer, she brings to this important topic her wisdom, strength, and courage gained from years of living. This program has something for listeners of all ages. Highly recommended.
- Nancy Paul, Brandon P.L., Wis.
Copyright 1994 Reed Business Information, Inc. --This text refers to an out of print or unavailable edition of this title.
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Friedan discovers the much needed topic of aging while giving a new paradigm- not all is doom and gloom.
I loved the in depth discussion and narratives.
A wonderful book for book groups!