I Know Just What You Mean: The Power of Friendship in Women's Lives
Pulitzer prize-winning columnist Ellen Goodman and novelist-journalist Patricia O'Brien provide a thoughtful, deeply personal look at the enduring bonds of friendship between women. Friends for twenty-seven years, they have served as confessors and advisers to each other during romantic, career, and child-raising crises, and have shopped together, laughed together, and enjoyed a bond unlike any other.
Drawing on interviews with numerous women, the authors take readers into the heart of "the place where women do the work of their lives, the growing, the understanding, the reflection," and illuminate both the fragility and strength of relationships that are irreplaceable lifelines.
I KNOW JUST WHAT YOU MEAN WILL STRIKE A CHORD
WITH WOMEN OF ALL AGES.
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Best friends for 25 years, Goodman and O'Brien use their own relationship to build this reflection on women's friendships generally, recalling the impact of men, work, babies, health, and feminism ... Read full review
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