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Author Cole, Ellen.

Title A Menopausal Memoir : Letters from Another Climate
Published Hoboken : Taylor and Francis, 2014
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Description 1 online resource (124 pages)
Contents Cover; Half Title; Title Page; Copyright Page; Table of Contents; Acknowledgments; Chapter 1. Letter to the Reader: Mourning and Memory; Chapter 2. Letter to My Mother; Chapter 3. Letter to an (Ex- ) Lover; Chapter 4. Letter to a College Friend; Chapter 5. Letter to My Father; Chapter 6. Letter to a Gay Man; Chapter 7. Letter to (Two) Young Women; Chapter 8. Letter to My (God) Mother; Chapter 9. Letter to Myself; Bibliographic Essay
Summary The only extended, first-person narrative about menopause, A Menopausal Memoir: Letters from Another Climate explores the connection between menopause, mourning, and memory through nine fictional letters written to different addressees. The letters explain the author's own experience of having a hysterectomy (without her permission) during surgery for endometriosis and being thrown into instant menopause. Herrmann expresses her experiences differently in each letter based on the recipient's gender, sexual identity, and age, revealing the complexities of accepting menopause. Psychotherapists, p
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Subject Herrmann, Anne -- Health.
Herrmann, Anne.
Menopause -- Biography
POLITICAL SCIENCE -- Public Policy -- Social Security.
POLITICAL SCIENCE -- Public Policy -- Social Services & Welfare.
Genre/Form Biographies.
Form Electronic book
Author Herrmann, Anne C
Rothblum, Esther D.
ISBN 1317712331