Passages: Predictable Crises of Adult Life by Gail Sheehy. Published by Ballantine Books, 1974 (Also: 30th Anniversary ed. Edition – published January 10, 2006.) $18.00 paperback, 543 pages. ISBN-13 978-0345479228
The classic Passages identifies and explores the Passages (“predictable crises of adult life”) that are universal and inevitable in adult life and how to use these stages to promote growth towards one’s full potential.
The book adds a powerful angle to thinking about generational diversity – a deeper understanding of which requires not only a sense of formative experiences of each generational cohort but also a better sense of how our life cycle unfolds.