- 2018 INDIES Finalist
- Finalist, Autobiography & Memoir (Adult Nonfiction)
Many readers are already familiar with Madeleine Kunin, the three-term governor of Vermont and ambassador to Switzerland. In Coming of Age: My Journey to the Eighties, the topic is aging, but she looks well beyond the physical tolls and explores the emotional ones as well. Life expectancy is increasing, yet people rarely contemplate the emotional changes that come alongside the physical changes of aging. Madeleine wants to change that. An honest look at aging and how it has affected her life.