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."From the Hardcover edition
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Kinsley, Michael
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Narrator: Danny Campbell
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Campbell, Danny
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  • Nonfiction
  • Biography & Autobiography
  • Health & Fitness
  • Literary Criticism
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Old age : A Beginner's Guide., Michael Kinsley, (electronic resource)
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Unabridged
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Unabridged.
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1 online resource (3 audio files)
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electronic
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9780147526786
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Label
Old age : A Beginner's Guide., Michael Kinsley, (electronic resource)
Link
Publication
Note
Unabridged
Capture and storage technique
digital storage
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Configuration of playback channels
stereophonic
Content category
spoken word
Content type code
spw
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Dimensions
unknown
Edition
Unabridged.
Extent
1 online resource (3 audio files)
Form of item
electronic
Groove width / pitch
not applicable
Isbn
9780147526786
Isbn Type
(sound recording)
Media category
  • audio
  • computer
Media MARC source
  • rdamedia
  • rdamedia
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  • s
  • c
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digital
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1cb6edfc-b318-4a1b-a703-873a327a8f3f
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sound
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digital recording
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  • remote
  • other
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unknown
System control number
ODN0002433893
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Requires OverDrive Listen (file size: N/A KB) or OverDrive app (file size: 102483 KB)
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not applicable
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