The Breaking Point: Book summary and reviews of The Breaking Point by Sue Shellenbargar

The Breaking Point

How Female Midlife Crisis Is Transforming Today's Women

by Sue Shellenbargar

The Breaking Point by Sue Shellenbargar

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The writer of the Work & Family column in the Wall Street Journal shows how various options women use to cope with the turmoil of midlife--from playing it safe to dynamiting their lives--have a profound impact on their families, careers, and our culture at large.

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'This powerful, eminently readable book will answer questions women may have about why they feel compelled to forge new life paths with the onset of middle age; much of the book's effectiveness comes from the interviewees' words and stories.' - Library Journal.

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