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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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9781452600376
9780307379603
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subject_facet Aging -- United States, Old age -- United States, Older people -- United States
table_of_contents Never say old -- Youth culture : an american tradition -- Boomers : age-defying denial -- Miracles of modern medicine and other half-truths -- A mind is a terrible thing to lose -- Women : eventually, the only sex -- "Greedy geezers" and other half-truths -- The "wisdom of old age" -- Endings -- The ethics of longevity : an argument in search of facts -- Necessary bedfellows : bridges between generations old-age autonomy.
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title Never say die : the myth and marketing of the new old age
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_sort never say die the myth and marketing of the new old age
title_sub the myth and marketing of the new old age
topic Nonfiction, Self-Improvement, Sociology
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