Understanding Men's Passages

Version: Abridged
Author: Gail Sheehy
Narrator: Unknown
Genres: Men's Health
Publisher: Audio Renaissance
Published In: December 2005
# of Units: 5 CDs
Length: 6 hours
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Discovering the New Map of Men's LivesThe fourth book in the groundbreaking Passages series sheds light on the problems and passions, hopes and challenges of men over forty-is now available on CDHer stunning bestsellers Passages, New Passages, and The Silent Passage brilliantly mapped the changes we live through from youth to maturity. Now Gail Sheehy guides contemporary men through the challenges and pleasures that begin at forty. As a man crosses that threshold, he is bound to ask midlife's most troubling question: Now what? Work anxieties, concerns over sexual potency, marital and family stress and issues of power all take on new urgency as men contemplate the decades ahead. But as Gaily Sheehy reveals in this work, midlife is precisely the period when men are most likely to reinvent themselves and become masters of their fate. In UNDERSTANDING MEN'S PASSAGES, Sheehy offers all men-and the women in their lives-an essential guide to self-discovery. Hundreds of bold, imaginative men-celebrities as well as everyday heroes-share their most intimate desires, deepest fears, and fervent cravings for renewal. Informative and inspiring, grounded in fact and full of fascinating life stories, UNDERSTANDING MEN'S PASSAGES is a landmark work that will take its place beside Gail Sheehy's other groundbreaking works.

Author Details

Author Details

Sheehy, Gail

Gail Sheehy is the world-renowned author of fifteen books, including "Passages", which remained on the "New York Times" bestseller list for more than three years and has been reprinted in twenty-eight languages.

As a literary journalist, Sheehy was one of the original contributors to "New York" magazine. A contributing editor to "Vanity Fair" since 1984, she won the Washington Journalism Review Award for Best Magazine Writer in America for her in-depth character portraits of national and world leaders, including both President Bushes, Bill and Hillary Clinton, former speaker of the house