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Old Man Country: My Search for Meaning Among the Elders

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Old Man Country: My Search for Meaning Among the Elders

Old Man Country: My Search for Meaning Among the Elders by Thomas R. Cole
English | November 1st, 2019 | ISBN: 0190689986 | 192 pages | EPUB | 1.51 MB

We aspire to live in a country where old men are celebrated as vital elders but not demeaned if they become ill and dependent. We aspire to maintain health as well as maintain dignity and fulfillment in frailty. Old Man Country helps readers see and imagine these possibilities for themselves. The book follows the journey of a writer in search of wisdom, as he encounters twelve distinguished American men over 80—including Paul Volcker, the former head of the Federal Reserve, and Denton Cooley, the world's most famous heart surgeon.