Never say die: the myth and marketing of the new old age

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From the author of the bestselling The Age of American Unreason comes this impassioned, closely reasoned critique of the myth that a radically new old age-unmarred by physical and mental infirmity, financial problems, or loneliness-awaits the baby-boom generation.
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full_title never say die the myth and marketing of the new old age
author jacoby susan
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display_description In a narrative that combines the intensely personal with social, economic, and historical analysis, Jacoby turns an unsparing eye on the marketers of longevity--pharmaceutical companies, lifestyle gurus, and scientific businessmen who suggest that there will soon be a "cure" for the "disease" of aging.
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subject_facet Aging -- United States, Old age -- United States, Older people -- United States
title_display Never say die : the myth and marketing of the new old age
title_full Never Say Die The Myth and Marketing of the New Old Age, Never say die : the myth and marketing of the new old age / Susan Jacoby, Never say die [electronic resource] : the myth and marketing of the new old age / Susan Jacoby, Never say die [sound recording] : the myth and marketing of the new old age / Susan Jacoby
title_short Never say die :
title_sub the myth and marketing of the new old age
topic_facet Nonfiction, Self-Improvement, Sociology
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