Growing old : notes on aging with something like grace
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New York, NY: HarperOne, [2020].
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9780062956439, 0062956434
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213 pages ; 22 cm
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Elizabeth Marshall Thomas has spent a lifetime observing the natural world, chronicling the customs of pre-contact hunter-gatherers and the secret lives of deer and dogs. In this book, the capstone of her long career, Thomas, now eighty-eight, turns her keen eye to her own life. The result is an account of growing old that is at once funny and charming and intimate and profound, both a memoir and a life-affirming map all of us may follow to embrace our later years with grace and dignity.
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From the revered author of the bestselling The Hidden Life of Dogs, a witty, engaging, life-affirming account of the joy, strength, and wisdom that comes with age.Elizabeth Marshall Thomas has spent a lifetime observing the natural world, chronicling the customs of pre-contact hunter-gatherers and the secret lives of deer and dogs. In this book, the capstone of her long career, Thomas, now eighty-eight, turns her keen eye to her own life. The result is an account of growing old that is at once funny and charming and intimate and profound, both a memoir and a life-affirming map all of us may follow to embrace our later years with grace and dignity. A charmingly intimate account and a broad look at the social and historical traditions related to aging, Growing Old explores a wide range of issues connected with growing older, from stereotypes of the elderly as burdensome to the methods of burial humans have used throughout history to how to deal with a concerned neighbor who assumes you're buying cat food to eat for dinner. Written with the wit of Nora Ephron's I Feel Bad About My Neck and the lyrical beauty and serene wisdom of When Breath Becomes Air, Growing Old is an expansive and deeply personal paean to the beauty and the brevity of life that offers understanding for everyone, regardless of age.
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APA Citation (style guide)

Thomas, E. M. (2020). Growing old: notes on aging with something like grace. First edition. New York, NY: HarperOne.

Chicago / Turabian - Author Date Citation (style guide)

Thomas, Elizabeth Marshall, 1931-. 2020. Growing Old: Notes On Aging With Something Like Grace. New York, NY: HarperOne.

Chicago / Turabian - Humanities Citation (style guide)

Thomas, Elizabeth Marshall, 1931-, Growing Old: Notes On Aging With Something Like Grace. New York, NY: HarperOne, 2020.

MLA Citation (style guide)

Thomas, Elizabeth Marshall. Growing Old: Notes On Aging With Something Like Grace. First edition. New York, NY: HarperOne, 2020. Print.

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