Reviving Ophelia 25th Anniversary Edition: Saving the Selves of Adolescent Girls

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Riverhead Books
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5.4 X 8.2 X 1.2 inches | 0.8 pounds

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About the Author
Mary Pipher is a therapist and clinical psychologist specializing in women, trauma, and the effects of our culture on mental health, which has earned her the title of "cultural therapist" for her generation. In addition to Reviving Ophelia, she is the author of several bestselling books, including Women Rowing North, The Shelter of Each Other, Another Country, Seeking Peace, and Letters to a Young Therapist. She lives in Lincoln, Nebraska. Sara Pipher Gilliam is a writer, editor and global advocate for refugee families, as well as a former Fulbright Scholar and middle school English teacher. She is Editor-in-Chief of Exchange, an international magazine for early childhood professionals and educators. She lives with her family in Hamilton, Ontario.
"Reviving Ophelia is a cultural touchstone and... [this] revamp carries the air of a cultural artifact." --NPR

"An important book...Pipher shines high-beam headlights on the world of teenage girls." --Los Angeles Times

"So, yeah, I'd say the new version of Reviving Ophelia? Pretty damn important read, even 25 years later. Maybe especially 25 years later." --BookRiot

"A must-read for all of us who care about young women in our lives...Reviving Ophelia arms us with information we can use in helping our daughters grow to adulthood with their strength intact." --Lincoln Star Journal

"Pipher is an eloquent advocate...[she] offers concrete suggestions for ways by which girls can build and maintain a strong sense of self."
--Publishers Weekly

"Serious and thoughtful material presented with the fluidity of good fiction."
--Kirkus Reviews