The Women Who Broke All the Rules

ebook How the Choices of a Generation Changed Our Lives

By Susan B Evans

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Life turns out in ways you never expected.

The eighteen million women born in the first years of the baby boom grew up anticipating a life of rules—go to college, get married, have a family. But when the time came, the cultural, social and political tumult of the late 1960s catapulted them into options that no previous generation had even considered.

The Women Who Broke All the Rules is the first book to celebrate the ordinary but extraordinary women who made decisions that have changed every woman's life. Against extreme odds and without role models, these women made unprecedented life choices—in marriage, childbearing, education and work. By breaking every rule in the "good girl" handbook, they defined new ways for adult women to live. You will recognize yourself, your family and your friends in these pages.

The Women Who Broke All the Rules