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Review: A Place Called Canterbury: Tales of the New Old Age in America

User Review  - James - Goodreads

Let me say that I DID NOT FINISH this book. I made it to page 180, about halfway, before I had to stop. One night, while reading just before bedtime, I was getting sleepy but wanted to at least finish ... Read full review

Review: A Place Called Canterbury: Tales of the New Old Age in America

User Review  - Phyllis - Goodreads

Top-notch story by a wonderful writer. Clendinen relates the story of his mother's move to a retirement condominium in Tampa, Fl. Clendinen's regard for his mother, and her lifelong Tampa friends ... Read full review

Review: A Place Called Canterbury: Tales of the New Old Age in America

User Review  - Elizabeth - Goodreads

My 87-year-old mother, herself a resident with my father in an upscale residential community in Virginia much like the Canterbury of this story, raved about this book. I wasn't disappointed, and it ... Read full review

Review: A Place Called Canterbury: Tales of the New Old Age in America

User Review  - Kate - Goodreads

The story begins when the author's mother decides to sell her home after the death of her husband and move into Canterbury, a place in Tampa where people live out the rest of their lives. It's an ... Read full review

Review: A Place Called Canterbury: Tales of the New Old Age in America

User Review  - Dave - Goodreads

Just OK. Intersting in a few aspects. One is that the book is set locally, so places mentioned are familiar, and their evolution over decades was touched on. The other is that anyone that knew or had ... Read full review

Review: A Place Called Canterbury: Tales of the New Old Age in America

User Review  - Miriam - Goodreads

A look at old age in a retirement home called Canterbury. Overall well written, but with occasional wandering thoughts on some aspect of the story. Read full review

Review: A Place Called Canterbury: Tales of the New Old Age in America

User Review  - Nancy - Goodreads

Beautifully written, very honest and revealing, and was a little window into the world of folks who have enough money (not a ton, just enough) to secure a place in this wondrous building. I loved it ... Read full review

Review: A Place Called Canterbury: Tales of the New Old Age in America

User Review  - Marie - Goodreads

Non -fiction: A journalist very much my age takes on the task of writing - with love and curiosity and without judgment - about the vivid lives and community that his aging mother joins when she needs ... Read full review

Review: A Place Called Canterbury: Tales of the New Old Age in America

User Review  - Angela - Goodreads

I read every word. Author had a knack of describing the funny, poigniant, and harrowing moments of living in a retirement community as he followed several couples over a 7 year period in Florida. Read full review

Review: A Place Called Canterbury: Tales of the New Old Age in America

User Review  - Meredith - Goodreads

This is an amazing book for anyone who has a parent! Full disclosure -- my mother lives in the life-care building in Tampa that Dudley writes so movingly about -- and she is featured in the book along ... Read full review


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