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The Resource Becoming grandma : the joys and science of the new grandparenting, Lesley Stahl

Becoming grandma : the joys and science of the new grandparenting, Lesley Stahl

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Becoming grandma : the joys and science of the new grandparenting
Title
Becoming grandma
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the joys and science of the new grandparenting
Statement of responsibility
Lesley Stahl
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Author
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
  • "From one of the country's most recognizable journalists: How becoming a grandmother transforms a woman's life. After four decades as a reporter, Lesley Stahl says the most vivid and transforming experience of her life was not covering the White House, interviewing heads of state, or any other of her stories at 60 Minutes. It was becoming a grandmother. She was hit with a jolt of joy so intense and unexpected, she wanted to "investigate" it--as though it was a news flash! And so, using her 60 Minutes skills, she explores how grandmothering changes a woman's life, interviewing her friends like Whoopi Goldberg, her colleagues like Diane Sawyer, and the proverbial woman next door. On top of these personal accounts, she interviews scientists and doctors about physiological changes in women when they have grandchildren, anthropologists about why there are grandmothers in evolutionary terms, and psychiatrists about the therapeutic effects of grandchildren on both grandmothers and grandfathers. All through the book Stahl shares her stories about her own life now with two granddaughters, Jordan and Chloe, how her relationship with her daughter Taylor has changed, and how being a grandfather has affected her husband, Aaron. In an era when Baby Boomers are becoming grandparents in droves, when young parents need all the help they can get raising their children--and with a grandmother in the running to be our next US President--Stahl's book is a timely and affecting read that redefines a cherished relationship"--
  • "From one of the country's most recognizable journalists: How becoming a grandmother transforms a woman's life"--
Summary
An award-winning journalist describes how becoming a grandparent has been one of the most transformative experiences of her life, sharing personal anecdotes while drawing on interviews with scientists, doctors and celebrity friends to explore the evolutionary and anthropological influences of grandparenting
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Biography type
autobiography
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10505421
Cataloging source
DLC
Dewey number
306.874/5
Illustrations
illustrations
Index
no index present
LC call number
HQ759.9
LC item number
.S73 2016
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
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True
Target audience
adult
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the joys and science of the new grandparenting
Label
Becoming grandma : the joys and science of the new grandparenting, Lesley Stahl
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9780399168154.jpg
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Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages 261-271)
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Over the river and through the woods -- Life and death -- Granny nannies -- Natural enemies -- House in the Bronx -- Working grannies -- Macho to mush -- Step-grandmothers -- Hope Meadows: A road trip -- Chloe -- A call to arms
Control code
5784696
Dimensions
24 cm
Extent
271 pages
Isbn
9780399168154
Lccn
2016009065
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
Other physical details
illustrations
System control number
  • (OCoLC)ocn942745107
  • (OCoLC)942745107
Label
Becoming grandma : the joys and science of the new grandparenting, Lesley Stahl
Link
9780399168154.jpg
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages 261-271)
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Over the river and through the woods -- Life and death -- Granny nannies -- Natural enemies -- House in the Bronx -- Working grannies -- Macho to mush -- Step-grandmothers -- Hope Meadows: A road trip -- Chloe -- A call to arms
Control code
5784696
Dimensions
24 cm
Extent
271 pages
Isbn
9780399168154
Lccn
2016009065
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
Other physical details
illustrations
System control number
  • (OCoLC)ocn942745107
  • (OCoLC)942745107

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