A Practical Guide to Creative Senility, by Dr. Hiram Podges, Jr

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Blue Dolphin Pub., 1988 - Fiction - 158 pages
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This is a novel by Donovan Bess. Its hero is Hiram Podges. He was born in 1907, in Cedar Rapids, Iowa. Hiram conquers the negative beliefs about old age that have brought unnecessary anguish and disease to many American old people - and much worry to their children. His adventures will make you laugh, chuckle and sigh. Sometimes he will touch your heart. One thing for sure: you will never feel sorry for him.

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About the author (1988)

Donovan Bess was born in Iowa in 1909. He was a P.K. (preacher's kid), the son of a Presbyterian minister. P.K.s rebel against conventions. In 1942, he joined the editorial staff of the San Francisco Chronicle, and eventually became the newspaper's human potential editor. He has also written articles for Harpers, The Nation, Rolling Stone, and other magazines.

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