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Outskirts Press Announces Random Thoughts of a Menopausal Mind, by Author Suzi Pittman Tompkins


Fort Mill, SC, February 05, 2010 --(PR.com)-- Outskirts Press, Inc. has published Random Thoughts of a Menopausal Mind: Memoirs of a pragmatic non-conformist baby boomer housewife or how we got lost on the way to wherever it was we were going by Suzi Pittman Tompkins, which is the author's most recent book to date. The 6 x 9 paperback cream in the Family & Relationships / Life Stages / General category is available worldwide on book retailer websites such as Amazon and Barnes & Noble for a suggested retail price of $13.95. The webpage at www.outskirtspress.com/randomthoughtsofamenopausalmind was launched simultaneously with the book's publication.

About the Book (Excerpts & Info)

So there you are, participating in street protests against the Vietnam War wearing bell bottoms, a tie-died shirt and playing Joan Baez. Next thing you know, your kids have left the house and you’re opting for chocolate meringue pie over sex.What happened? Random Thoughts of a Menopausal Mind is a poignant yet humorous account of one woman’s attempt to make sense of it all. In roughly two dozen essays collected here, the artist Suzi Pittman Tompkins captures the essence of many women who grew up in the tumultuous sixties, got married, had children, went back to work, and became empty nesters with grandchildren. In these breezy, conversational pieces, Tompkins explores what it means to have come of age in the Age of Aquarius—only to end up sharing more in common with her mother’s generation than she ever expected. From Bob Dylan to Pillsbury’s Already Pie Crusts to Viagra to Facebook, Tompkins has her finger on the pulse of her era’s cultural touchstones to express the real meaning of being a modern woman in America today.Tompkins’ reflections reveal the simple truth that each of our lives has value based upon who we are, not what we have done. Whether you are a menopausal baby boomer, or the daughter of one, you’ll find Random Thoughts worth the read.

Deftly constructed at 191 pages, Random Thoughts of a Menopausal Mind: Memoirs of a pragmatic non-conformist baby boomer housewife or how we got lost on the way to wherever it was we were going is being aggressively promoted to appropriate markets with a focus on the Family & Relationships / Life Stages / General category. With U.S. wholesale distribution through Ingram and Baker & Taylor, and pervasive online availability through Amazon, Barnes & Noble and elsewhere, Random Thoughts of a Menopausal Mind meets consumer demand through both retail and library markets with a suggested retail price of $13.95.

Additionally, Random Thoughts of a Menopausal Mind can be ordered by retailers or wholesalers for the maximum trade discount price set by the author in quantities of ten or more from the Outskirts Press wholesale online bookstore at www.outskirtspress.com/buybooks

ISBN: 9781432750343
Format: 6 x 9 paperback cream
SRP: $13.95

For more information or to contact the author, visit www.outskirtspress.com/randomthoughtsofamenopausalmind

About the Author

Suzi Pittman Tompkins holds a bachelor of science degree in art education from Eastern Illinois University. An artist, author, public speaker, wife, mother of four, step-mother of three and grandmother of eleven, she lives in South Carolina with her husband, Richard, and their dog, Boomer.

About Outskirts Press, Inc.

Outskirts Press, Inc. offers full-service, custom self-publishing and book marketing services for authors seeking a cost-effective, fast, and flexible way to publish and distribute their books worldwide while retaining all their rights and full creative control. Available for authors globally at www.outskirtspress.com and located on the outskirts of Denver, Colorado, Outskirts Press represents the future of book publishing, today.

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