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No stopping us now : the adventures of older women in America history / Gail Collins.

Collins, Gail, (author.).

Available copies

  • 5 of 10 copies available at SC LENDS.

Current holds

3 current holds with 10 total copies.

Location Call Number / Copy Notes Barcode Shelving Location Status Due Date
Anderson - Anderson Main Library 305.26 Collins Gail (Text) 22960001860062 Adult New Non-Fiction Checked out 12/12/2019
Beaufort - Beaufort Branch 305.262 COL (Text) 0530011210024 Adult New Books Checked out 12/16/2019
Beaufort - Beaufort Branch 305.262 COL (Text) 0530011212533 Adult New Books On holds shelf -
Beaufort - Hilton Head Branch 305.262 COL (Text) 0530011210156 Adult New Books On holds shelf -
Fairfield - Main Library 305.26 Col (Text) 33116002611833 Adult Non-Fiction Available -
Harvin-Clarendon - Library 305.26 Co (Text) 208091000888680 Adult Non-Fiction Available -
Lancaster - Indian Land Branch 305.26 COL (Text) 30553103555100 Adult Non-Fiction Checked out 12/27/2019
Union Carnegie Library 305.262 COL (Text) 222653 Adult Non-Fiction Available -
York - Lake Wylie Branch 305.26 COLLINS (Text) 33205012394314 Adult New Books -- Non-Fiction Available -
York - York Branch 305.26 COLLINS (Text) 33205012394322 Adult New Books -- Non-Fiction Available -

Record details

  • ISBN: 9780316286541
  • ISBN: 0316286540
  • Physical Description: vii, 422 pages, 16 unnumbered pages of plates : illustrations ; 25 cm
  • Edition: First edition.
  • Publisher: New York : Little, Brown and Company, [2019]

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Bibliography, etc. Note:
Includes bibliographical references (pages 337-403) and index.
Summary, etc.:
"You're not getting older, you're getting better," or so promised the famous 1970's ad--for women's hair dye. Americans have always had a complicated relationship with aging: embrace it, deny it, defer it--and women have been on the front lines of the battle, willingly or not. In her lively social history of American women and aging, acclaimed New York Times columnist Gail Collins illustrates the ways in which age is an arbitrary concept that has swung back and forth over the centuries. From Plymouth Rock (when a woman was considered marriageable if "civil and under fifty years of age"), to a few generations later, when they were quietly retired to elderdom once they had passed the optimum age for reproduction, to recent decades when freedom from striving in the workplace and caretaking at home is often celebrated, to the first female nominee for president, American attitudes towards age have been a moving target. Gail Collins gives women reason to expect the best of their golden years.-- Publisher.
Subject: Older women > United States > History.
Older women > United States > Social conditions.
Older women > United States > Social life and customs.

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