The Resource Old age : a beginner's guide, Michael Kinsley

Old age : a beginner's guide, Michael Kinsley

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Old age : a beginner's guide
Title
Old age
Title remainder
a beginner's guide
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Michael Kinsley
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Language
eng
Summary
  • "Vanity Fair columnist Michael Kinsley escorts his fellow Boomers through the door marked "Exit." The largest age cohort in history--the notorious baby boomers--is approaching the end and starting to plan their final moves in the game of life. Now they are asking: What was that all about? Was it about acquiring things or changing the world? Was it about keeping all your marbles? Or is the only thing that counts after you've gone the reputation you leave behind? In this series of essays, Michael Kinsleyuses his own battle with Parkinson's disease to unearth answers to questions we are all at some time forced to confront. "Sometimes," he writes, "I feel like a scout from my generation, sent out ahead to experience in my fifties what even the healthiest Boomers are going to experience in their sixties, seventies, or eighties." This deeply affectionate book is at once a fresh assessment of a generation and a frequently funny account of one man's journey toward the finish line. "The least misfortune can doto make up for itself is to be interesting," he writes. "Parkinson's disease has fulfilled that obligation.""--
  • "A collection of essays on aging, Parkinson's disease, fame, and the legacy of the Baby Boomer generation"--
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Old age
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"A collection of essays on aging, Parkinson's disease, fame, and the legacy of the Baby Boomer generation"--
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contains biographical information
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DLC
Dewey number
814.54
Index
no index present
Literary form
non fiction
Target audience
adult
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a beginner's guide
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Michael Kinsley
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a beginners guide
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Old age : a beginner's guide, Michael Kinsley
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volume
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rdacarrier.
Content category
text
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rdacontent.
Contents
Inroduction 1. An Encounter in the Pool 2. In Defense of Denial 3. It's Not Rocket Science, But It Is Brain Surgery 4. An Encounter over Denver 5. Have You Lost Your Mind? 6. The Vanity of Human Hopes [Reputation] 7. The Least We Can Do 8. An Encounter in the Stockroom
Dimensions
19 cm.
Edition
First edition.
Extent
160 pages.
Isbn
9781101903766
Isbn Type
: HRD
Lccn
2015038958
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia.
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