Gail Sheehy (born November 27, 1937) is a best-selling American author, journalist, and lecturer. She is best known for her book Passages and decoding the life cycle of Boomer women and men. Sheehy has also attracted praise for her biographies and character studies of major twentieth-century leaders, such as Hillary Clinton, both Presidents Bush, Prime Minister Margaret Thatcher, Egyptian President Anwar Sadat and Soviet president Mikhail Gorbachev.
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“Democratization is not democracy; it is a slogan for the temporary liberalization handed down from an autocrat. Glasnost is not free speech; only free speech, constitutionally guaranteed, is free speech.”
—Gail Sheehy (b. 1937)
“The fundamental steps of expansion that will open a person, over time, to the full flowering of his or her individuality are the same for both genders. But men and women are rarely in the same place struggling with the same questions at the same age.”
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