Enough is Enough: Exploding the Myth of Having It All

Carol Orsborn, Author
Carol Orsborn, Author Putnam Publishing Group $15.95 (205p) ISBN 978-0-399-13175-2
Reviewed on: 09/29/1986
Release date: 10/01/1986
Orsborn's remark to a reporter, ""Maybe we don't want everything,'' made news and brought her letters from a great many other frustrated women. Convinced, like her liberated sisters, that she could ``have it all'' (as promised in media hype), the author was a highly successful business person, wife and mother in her 30s when she began to think about what her achievements were costing: in important relationships, chances to rest and relax and have fun. So she cut back, and formed Superwomen Anonymous to help others in her situation. For those who didn't learn that ``enough is enough'' at their mothers' knees, she includes tests here to determine whether you are overdoing it and advice on prioritiesa bit bossy but sensible. Literary Guild alternate. (September 30)
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