From the book jacket: The essays in this collection were first written for Newsweek and
the New York Times, and cover topics ranging from social change to raising
the political and emotional aftermath of September 11 to personal values.
Comment: I don't always agree with Quindlen but I do appreciate her point of view and admire her courage in raising issues, sometimes at times when others would rather she kept quiet . This series of essays cover a range of subjects from youth culture to gun control, from overscheduled children to homeless children, personality and polities, women's health issues, Barbie and, of course, arguably her most famous, or notorious (depending on your viewpoint) essays about Iraq.
"Quindlen divides the essays by themeheart, mind, soul, voice and bodyand ...
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