Old Age Is Another Country: A Traveler's Guide

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Crossing Press, 1995 - Social Science - 225 pages
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Noted American historian Page Smith provides a travel guide to the unknown country of old age, a collection of essays designed to show the young what lies ahead of them and stir them into changing society so that when they reach their "golden years", age prejudice and disrespect of elders will be a thing of the past.

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User Review  - TimBazzett - LibraryThing

Noted historian Page Smith wrote this sometimes humorous, sometimes serious, and always thoughtful look at how America treats and uses (mostly does NOT) its older citizens back in the early 90s when ... Read full review

Old age is another country: a traveler's guide

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Smith (Rediscovering Christianity, St. Martin's, 1993) feebly attempts here to define and confine the experience of growing older. The author's thesis is not clearly specified, however. Chapters ... Read full review

Contents

Foreword
1
Old Age Viewed
12
Naming Old Age
26
Copyright

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