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The second half : forty women reveal life after 50

The second half : forty women reveal life after 50

Author: Ellen Warner
Publisher: Waltham, Massachusetts : Brandeis University Press, [2022]
Edition/Format:   Print book : Biography : English
"The Second Half explores, in portraits and interviews, how the second half of life is experienced by women from many cultures"--

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Genre/Form: Interviews
Additional Physical Format: Online version:
Warner, Ellen Cabeen, 1948-
Second half
Waltham : Brandeis University Press, [2022]
(DLC) 2021031957
Material Type: Biography
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Ellen Warner
ISBN: 9781684580866 1684580862
OCLC Number: 1260173431
Description: xiii, 242 pages : illustrations ; 24 cm
Contents: Foreword by Erica JongForeword by Sarah LambIntroductionOdette Walling, born 1920, interviewed at age 86Resistance leader, Ravensbruck Prisoner #47321, Kings Medal for Courage, Medaille de Resistance, Paris, FranceJean Angell, born ca 1942, interviewed at age 65Lawyer with Lou Gehrig's disease, Prout's Neck, Maine, USARoxy Beaujolais, born ca. 1947, interviewed at age 60Publican of the Seven Stars, Carey Street, London, EnglandTeresa Sayward, born ca. 1944, interviewed at age 64State Assemblywoman, Retired Farmer, Willsboro, New York, USALeslie Caron, born 1931, interviewed at age 70Actress, Paris, FranceDr. Fathia Al Sulimani, born 1950, interviewed at age 60Nephrologist, Riyadh, Saudi ArabiaMarilynn Preston, born 1946, interviewed at age 60Journalist, playwright and Emmy Award winning TV producer, Santa Fe, New Mexico, USA Jacqueline Delia Bremond, born 1936, interviewed at age 70Publisher, Co-Founder and Co-Chair of Fondation Ensemble, Paris, FranceFatma Doufen, born ca 1945, interviewed at age 62Tuareg nomad in the Sahara - 36 k from Tamanrasset, Southern AlgeriaFrancoise Simon, born ca. 1930, interviewed at age 76Portrait Painter, Paris, FranceLuisah Teish, born ca 1948, interviewed at age 60Shaman, Teacher of Transformation, Spiritual Anthropologist, San Francisco, California, USAPerla Servan-Schreiber, born ca. 1944, interviewed at age 62Publisher, writer, Founder of Psychologie magazine, Paris, FranceIrene Carlos, born ca 1900, interviewed at age 107 Retired Cook, Antigua, West IndiesNi Ketut Takil, born ca. 1935, interviewed at age 75A Jero Balian (Sacred Healer), Banjar Baung Sayan, Ubud, Bali, IndonesiaBokara Legendre, born 1940, interviewed at age 70Actress, Writer, Artist, TV presenter, New York and South Carolina, USASalama Ba Sunbol, born ca. 1957, interviewed at age 53Embroidery Specialist and Trainer, Riyadh, Saudi ArabiaTamasin Day-Lewis, born 1953, interviewed at age 55Documentary Filmmaker, Food Critic, Chef and AuthorSomerset, EnglandGeorgia Nikitara, born ca 1932, interviewed at age 74Farmer, Patmos, GreeceGiuliana Camerino, born 1920, interviewed at age 86Founder of the design firm Roberta di Camerino, Venice, ItalyAda Gates, born 1943, interviewed at age 67Farrier, First Woman Licensed to Shoe Thoroughbred Horses in the USA and Canada, Pasadena, California, USAMa Thanegi, born 1946, interviewed at age 65Journalist, Author, Ang San Suu Kyi's Personal Assistant who went to jail with her, Yangon, MyanmarFlora Biddle, born 1928, interviewed at age 80Writer, past Chair of the Board of The Whitney Museum, Granddaughter of the Founder, New York City, USA Elizabeth Jane Howard, born 1923, interviewed at age 84Author, Bungay Bay, Suffolk, EnglandModestine Brown, born ca.1931, interviewed at age 76Retired Cook, Antigua, West IndiesCristina Loring de Saavedra, born ca 1947, interviewed at age 61Retired Flamenco Dancer, Madrid, Spain Christine Ockrent, born 1944, interviewed at age 62First women TV anchor in France, Paris, FrancePeggy Elliott, born ca. 1943, interviewed at age 64Manicurist, Fishers Island, New York and West Palm Beach, Florida, USALady Elizabeth Longman, born 1924, interviewed at age 82 Wife of the last head of Longman's Publishing Company, Bridesmaid to Queen Elizabeth, London, EnglandLali Al Balushi, born ca 1950, interviewed at age 60Housewife, Muscat, OmanTullia Zevi, born 1919, interviewed at age 89Musician, Journalist, President of the Italian Jewish Communities, Vice President of European Jewish Communities, Rome, ItalyLama Yeshe Drolma, born ca 1945, interviewed at age 61 Buddhist Lama, Lubeck, GermanyLulu Balcom, born 1908, interviewed at age 98 Artist, Fishers Island, New York and Palm Beach, Florida, USADodie Rosecrans, born 1919, interviewed at age 88 American art collector who divides her time between San Francisco, Paris and VeniceElo Papasin, born 1946, interviewed at age 60Housekeeper and Cook, Manila, Philippines. Currently lives in Paris, FranceMonika Kochs, born ca. 1946, interviewed at age 61Artist, Salzburg, AustriaMarina Ma, born ca. 1923, interviewed at age 85Mother of Yo-Yo Ma, cellist, and Dr. Yo-Chen MaLong Beach, New York, USACharlotte Mosley, born 1952, interviewed at age 55Journalist, Publisher, Editor of the letters of the Mitford SistersParis, FranceMarilyn Nelson, born 1946, interviewed at age 74Poet, Translator, Author, Former Poet Laureate of ConnecticutEast Haven, Connecticut, USABlanche Blackwell, born 1912, interviewed at age 95Ian Fleming's last great love, mother of Chris Blackwell who founded Virgin Records, London, EnglandOlivia de Havilland, born 1916, interviewed at age 92Actress, Paris, France
Other Titles: Forty women reveal life after 50
Forty women reveal life after fifty
40 women reveal life after 50
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"The Second Half explores, in portraits and interviews, how the second half of life is experienced by women from many cultures"--


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"A fascinating, fly-in-amber distillation of forty women over fifty, the book pushes these women to the foreground, shaking up expectations along the way. The results (are) revelatory." * Foreword Read more...

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