Record Details

Catalog Search

Becoming grandma [electronic resource] : The Joys and Science of the New Grandparenting. Lesley Stahl.

Stahl, Lesley. (Author).
Image of item

Electronic resources

Record details

  • ISBN: 9780698148345 (electronic bk)
  • Physical Description: 1 online resource
  • Date Published: 2016.

Content descriptions

Summary, etc.: 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...
Reproduction Note: Electronic reproduction. New York : Blue Rider Press, 2016. Requires OverDrive Read (file size: N/A KB) or Adobe Digital Editions (file size: 7692 KB) or Amazon Kindle (file size: N/A KB).
Subject: Nonfiction.
Biography & Autobiography.
Family & Relationships.
Genre: Electronic books.

Additional Resources