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Product Description: Mary Catherine Bateson—author of the landmark bestseller Composing a Life—gives us an inspiring exploration of a new life stage that she calls Adulthood II, a result of the longer life spans and greater resources we now enjoy...read more

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9780307266439 | 1 edition (Alfred a Knopf Inc, September 14, 2010), cover price $25.95 | About this edition: From the author of Composing a Life (first published in 1991 and still in print), an inspiring exploration of a new stage of the life cycle, “Adulthood II,” created by unprecedented levels of health, energy, time, and resources—of which we have barely begun to be fully conscious.

Paperback:

9780307279637 | Vintage Books, October 4, 2011, cover price $15.95 | About this edition: Mary Catherine Bateson—author of the landmark bestseller Composing a Life—gives us an inspiring exploration of a new life stage that she calls Adulthood II, a result of the longer life spans and greater resources we now enjoy.

Miscellaneous:

9780307594228 | Alfred a Knopf Inc, September 14, 2010, cover price $25.95

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9781400168842 | Mp3 una edition (Tantor Media Inc, September 14, 2010), cover price $19.99 | About this edition: Mary Catherine Bateson sees aging today as an "improvisational art form calling for imagination and willingness to learn," and in this ardent, affirming study, she relates the experiences of men and women-herself included-who, upon entering this second adulthood, have found new meaning and new ways to contribute, composing their lives in new patterns.
9781400118847 | Unabridged edition (Tantor Media Inc, September 14, 2010), cover price $29.99 | About this edition: Mary Catherine Bateson sees aging today as an "improvisational art form calling for imagination and willingness to learn," and in this ardent, affirming study, she relates the experiences of men and women-herself included-who, upon entering this second adulthood, have found new meaning and new ways to contribute, composing their lives in new patterns.

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Product Description: Don, an eighty-year-old jazz pianist, and Sarah, a sixty-nine-year old clinical psychologist, spent twenty-two relatively content years together as monogamous lovers, despite their wildly different interests and personalities. One summer at her youngest son's wedding, a handsome, seventy-year-old former Jesuit priest asked Sarah to dance...read more

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9781597141529 | Heyday Books, July 1, 2011, cover price $14.95 | About this edition: Don, an eighty-year-old jazz pianist, and Sarah, a sixty-nine-year old clinical psychologist, spent twenty-two relatively content years together as monogamous lovers, despite their wildly different interests and personalities.

Eileen Allen doesn't fit the stereotype of a 90-year-old woman. She's still trying new things, looking forward and making choices that give her the best life possible. She's happy, even with vision, hearing and mobility loss. I Like Being Old provides inspiration for the 78 million baby boomers on the threshold of old age as well as those already far into it. The reader looks over Eileen's shoulder as she tells how she's faced important decisions, such as: When to give up driving; When to move to a retirement center; How to stay fit and involved; How to adjust to decreasing independence. And as she describes adaptations she's made to enrich her life: Teaching herself to be more humorous; Memorizing poetry when loss of vision meant she could no longer read; Walking three miles around the lake across from her retirement center. . .with her walker. With Eileen as your guide, open yourself to the choices you continue to have, to finding satisfaction in solving the problems that increase with years, to discovering that you can keep learning, and to enjoying a slowed-down pace that lets you focus on new interests and new dimensions of yourself.

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9781936236671 | Iuniverse Inc, June 7, 2011, cover price $13.95
9781440146312 | Iuniverse Inc, July 30, 2009, cover price $15.95 | About this edition: Eileen Allen doesn't fit the stereotype of a 90-year-old woman.

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Product Description: Mary Catherine Bateson sees aging today as an "improvisational art form calling for imagination and willingness to learn," and in this ardent, affirming study, she relates the experiences of men and women-herself included-who, upon entering this second adulthood, have found new meaning and new ways to contribute, composing their lives in new patterns...read more

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9781400148844 | Unabridged edition (Tantor Media Inc, September 14, 2010), cover price $71.99 | About this edition: Mary Catherine Bateson sees aging today as an "improvisational art form calling for imagination and willingness to learn," and in this ardent, affirming study, she relates the experiences of men and women-herself included-who, upon entering this second adulthood, have found new meaning and new ways to contribute, composing their lives in new patterns.

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Product Description: "Don't be surprised, Pussycat," said Helen Gurley Brown, still flirtatious at eighty-four, "We're all survivors and proud of it. We want to talk about it."And they do. Eighty of America's most famous eighty year-olds reflect on their journeys to the big 8-0 and describe the passions that keep them young...read more

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9781402208409 | Sourcebooks Inc, September 1, 2007, cover price $29.99 | About this edition: "Don't be surprised, Pussycat," said Helen Gurley Brown, still flirtatious at eighty-four, "We're all survivors and proud of it.

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Product Description: "Personally, I've got a lot invested in reaching my stunning current age, and I'm damned if I'm going to hang on to that youthful crap. (I liked the idea of being a sixty-year-old so much I started claiming that age before I turned fifty-nine...read more (view table of contents, read Amazon.com's description)

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9780375500565 | Random House Inc, June 1, 2000, cover price $24.95 | About this edition: Reflects on the author's twelve-month journey to turning sixty-five, revealing his experiences with spinal surgery, canoe trips, learning to use e-mail, and growing closer to his wife.

Paperback:

9780812992335 | Random House Inc, June 6, 2000, cover price $19.00 | About this edition: "Personally, I've got a lot invested in reaching my stunning current age, and I'm damned if I'm going to hang on to that youthful crap.

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A writer and consultant on aging issues provides advice and inspiration to readers of all ages with these stories of 103 persons between the ages of 67 and 122 who are leading active and engaging lives. Original. IP. (view table of contents)

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9781883051211 | Alti Pub, February 1, 1999, cover price $14.95 | About this edition: A writer and consultant on aging issues provides advice and inspiration to readers of all ages with these stories of 103 persons between the ages of 67 and 122 who are leading active and engaging lives.

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Lonely widower Clyde Latham, a retired high-school football coach, meets and courts widow Gussie Lancaster, a friend from many years ago

Hardcover:

9780786212378 | Large print edition (Thorndike Pr, November 1, 1997), cover price $26.95 | About this edition: Lonely widower Clyde Latham, a retired high-school football coach, meets and courts widow Gussie Lancaster, a friend from many years ago
9780679456759 | 1 edition (Villard Books, June 1, 1997), cover price $19.95 | About this edition: Lonely widower Clyde Latham, a retired high-school football coach, meets and courts widow Gussie Lancaster, a friend from many years ago, in a story of geriatric romance and new life, narrated by Clyde's son

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Product Description: When someone gives you a an AARP membership for a "milestone" birthday, or the watch you never wanted at that long awaited retirement party, then you've probably made the transition into the Third Third. Whether you've entered your "Third Third" or are curious about what awaits you, Claire Mitchel offers the message that these can be the best years of you life...read more

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9780910155175 | Bartleby Pr, December 1, 1990, cover price $16.95 | About this edition: When someone gives you a an AARP membership for a "milestone" birthday, or the watch you never wanted at that long awaited retirement party, then you've probably made the transition into the Third Third.

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Product Description: chronicles the lives of such elder advocates as Hubert H. Humphrey Claude Pepper Maggie Kuhn and many others. Each of the people profiled in this book is in their own way a hero. their individual achievements have been great and their collective impact vast...read more

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9780962836305 | Caring Inst, December 1, 1990, cover price $25.00 | About this edition: chronicles the lives of such elder advocates as Hubert H.

Product Description: Book by Couchman, Win

Paperback:

9780877881858 | Harold Shaw Pub, March 1, 1990, cover price $6.95 | About this edition: Book by Couchman, Win

Paperback:

9780915288427 | Reissue edition (Shameless Hussy Pr, February 1, 1986), cover price $7.95

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Product Description: Book by Gray, Ruth Howard

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9780804209113 | John Knox Pr, November 1, 1985, cover price $7.95 | About this edition: Book by Gray, Ruth Howard

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The Pulitzer-Prize winning author reports on the daily existence of the elderly, focusing on a high-spirited Irish-born woman and her responses to aging, illness, and dependency on others

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9780395362204 | Houghton Mifflin, September 1, 1984, cover price $15.95 | About this edition: The Pulitzer-Prize winning author reports on the daily existence of the elderly, focusing on a high-spirited Irish-born woman and her responses to aging, illness, and dependency on others

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9780451624239 | New Amer Library, September 1, 1985, cover price $3.95 | About this edition: The Pulitzer-Prize winning author reports on the daily existence of the elderly, focusing on a high-spirited Irish-born woman and her responses to aging, illness, and dependency on others

Eloquently and wittily reports on 'the country of age' by a man in his ninth decade, sharing numerous reflections, anecdotes, and quotations as 'principal monuments' of his lifelong journey to old age

Hardcover:

9780816131563 | Large print edition (G K Hall & Co, February 1, 1981), cover price $10.95
9780670746149 | Viking Pr, September 1, 1980, cover price $6.95 | About this edition: Eloquently and wittily reports on 'the country of age' by a man in his ninth decade, sharing numerous reflections, anecdotes, and quotations as 'principal monuments' of his lifelong journey to old age

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