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Gail Sheehy

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Changing the Perception of Menopause.

Writer Gail Sheehy became famous for her bestselling book Passages, in which she described the changing phases of an adult life. Now she's focussed on one phase of a woman's life that no one wants to talk about -- menopause -- in her new book, "The Silent Passage." (Random House) (Interview by Marty Moss-Coane)

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Gail Sheehy and the "Spirit of Survival."

Writer Gail Sheehy is best-known for her book "Passages: Predictable Crises of Adulthood." While in Thailand researching Cambodian children in refugee camps, Sheehy met a 12-year-old girl whom she later adopted. Her book "Spirit of Survival" alternates between Sheehy and her daughter Mohm's perspectives on the events.

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