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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)


Other segments from the episode on May 6, 1992

Fresh Air with Terry Gross, May 6, 1992: Interview with Jess Mowry; Interview with Gail Sheehy; Review of Maurice Shadbolt's novel "Monday's Warrior."


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