The Resource Old age : a beginner's guide, Michael Kinsley, (electronic resource)

Old age : a beginner's guide, Michael Kinsley, (electronic resource)

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Old age : a beginner's guide
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Old age
Title remainder
a beginner's guide
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Michael Kinsley
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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 Kinsley uses 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 do to make up for itself is to be interesting," he writes. "Parkinson's disease has fulfilled that obligation."
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Kinsley, Michael E
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814/.54
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LC call number
PS3611.I655
LC item number
A6 2016ab
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memoirs
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Read by Danny Campbell
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Campbell, Danny
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  • Kinsley, Michael E
  • Kinsley, Michael E
  • Aging
  • Life change events
  • Baby boom generation
  • Life
  • Values
  • Meaning (Psychology)
  • Authors, American
  • Parkinson's disease
  • Aging
  • Authors, American
  • Baby boom generation
  • Life
  • Life change events
  • Meaning (Psychology)
  • Parkinson's disease
  • Values
  • United States
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Old age : a beginner's guide, Michael Kinsley, (electronic resource)
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Unabridged.
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1 online resource (1 sound file (03 hr., 38 min., 28 sec.))
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9780147526779
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Old age : a beginner's guide, Michael Kinsley, (electronic resource)
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online resource
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  • cr
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rdacarrier
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spoken word
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  • spw
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rdacontent
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Unabridged.
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1 online resource (1 sound file (03 hr., 38 min., 28 sec.))
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unknown
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online
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not applicable
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9780147526779
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not applicable
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unknown
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computer
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sound
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digital recording
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  • other
  • remote
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other
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1CB6EDFC-B318-4A1B-A703-873A327A8F3F
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(OCoLC)948181035
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