A glorious freedom : older women leading extraordinary lives
Book
2017
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"Author and artist Lisa Congdon explores the power of women growing older and thriving. From bestselling authors Cheryl Strayed and Caroline Paul, to super-model-turned-activist Christy Turlington and Advanced Style icon Ilona Smithkin, essays by and interviews with individuals who have changed careers, found creative fulfillment, discovered new loves, demonstrated athletic prowess, and rejoiced in a true sense of self; profiles of women in history who accomplished incredible things at an older age; and honest quotations from a diverse field of inspirational figures, are all lavishly illustrated in Congdon's signature style." -- Back cover.

Item Details
Subjects:
Aging -- Psychological aspects.
Self-realization in women.
Women -- Biography.
Other Authors:
Congdon, Lisa, editor.
ISBN:
9781452156200
1452156204
Description:
152 pages : illustrations (some color) ; 24 cm
Notes:
Includes bibliographical references.
Contents:
The swell : an essay / by Caroline Paul
Profile of Beatrice Wood
Interview with Jennifer Hayden
Profile of Vera Wang
Interview with Christy Turlington Burns
Profile of Louise Bourgeois
Because love let me be : an essay / by Jennifer Maerz
Interview with Emily Kimball
Profile of Sensei Keiko Fukuda
Roaring over the tiptoe : an essay / by Heather Armstrong
Interview with Stephanie Young
Profile of Laura Ingalls Wilder
The unexpected exhilarating freedom of being single at 41 : an essay / by Glynnis MacNicol
Profile of Minnie Pwerle
Interview with Paola Gianturco
Profile of Julia Child
True roots : an essay / by Ronnie Citron-Fink
Profile of Mary Delany
Interview with Cheryl Strayed
Profile of Sister Madonna Buder
Interview with Zoe Ghahremani
Girl, you don't know nothing : an essay / by Tara Rodden Robinson
Profile of Carmen Herrera
Interview with Fay Westenhofer
Profile of Helen Gurley Brown
Interview with Della Wells
Profile of Angela Morley
When they arrived : an essay / by Shauna James Ahern
Profile of Eva Zeisel
Interview with Ilona Royce Smithkin
Profile of Anna Arnold Hedgeman
Interview with Debbie Millman
Profile of Grandma Moses
Interview with Dara Torres
Profile of Katherine Johnson
Are you with me? : an essay / by Chrissy Loader
Profile of Marguerite Duras
Interview with Betty Reid Soskinches
LCCN:
2016039249
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