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A second blooming : becoming the women we are meant to be

Author: Susan Cushman; Mercer University Press.
Publisher: Macon, Georgia : Mercer University Press, 2017. ©2017
Edition/Format:   Print book : Essay : English
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A collection of essays by twenty-one authors who are emerging from the chrysalis they built for their younger selves and transforming into the women they are meant to be. They are not all elders, but all have embraced the second half of their lives with a generative spirit.
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Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Susan Cushman; Mercer University Press.
ISBN: 9780881466126 0881466123
OCLC Number: 973227200
Description: 238 pages ; 22 cm
Contents: Foreword / by Anne Lamott --
Acknowledgements --
Introduction / Susan Cushman, Editor --
I. Blooming through surrender --
Beyond this point there be dragons / Suzanne Henley --
Sweet hereafter / Mary Karr --
II. Blooming after loss --
Pushing up the sun / Kathy Rhodes --
Chapter 21 / Jessica Handler, from Invisible Sisters --
My brother's keeper / Julie Cantrell --
Widow Wessman / NancyKay Sullivan Wessman --
Root / River Jordan --
III. Blooming in place --
Couple bad nights in Brindisi / Nina Gaby --
When dusk fell an hour earlier / Beth Ann Fennelly --
Syringa vulgaris / Alexis Paige --
Abuse: a survivor's message for the Vatican / Kim Michele Richardson --
IV. Blooming again ... and again --
Woman on a half shell / Wendy Reed --
Walker / Ellen Morris Prewitt --
Second chance at empty-nesting / Susan Marquez --
Triskele / Sally Palmer Thomason --
Dharma slut / Jennifer Bradner --
V. Blooming in careers and communities --
Something has to die / Cassandra King --
My eudaimonia / Emma French Connolly --
Second half / Jennifer Horne --
Liturgy / Natasha Trethewey, from Beyond Katrina --
Contributors --
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