Books tagged: growing old

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Growing Old is a FULL-TIME JOB
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Price: $4.95 USD. Words: 7,920. Language: English. Published: March 28, 2010. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
I spent 41 years in the construction industry and ended up as an architect and author. I started as a laborer , supervisor and finally into management. I built over 7,000 homes and enjoyed nearly every minute. Those minutes that I didnʼt enjoy were usually spent looking for a better position. However nothing is better than being retired. I just donʼt have the time anymore to work.
Black Cloud
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Price: Free! Words: 3,480. Language: English. Published: July 12, 2010. Category: Fiction » Adventure » General
Because of his dignified bearing and good looks, Wilton Norton is viewed as a ladies' man, though he has loved only one lady. Now past his prime, after his wife Ann dies, he misses her. He is alone and growing soft. Then the IRS comes after him, followed by government-placed cougars on his cattle ranch. He would like to best the government just once before he dies. And he does.
Echoes from the Universe
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Price: $7.99 USD. Words: 15,870. Language: English. Published: January 4, 2011 by Fideli Publishing. Category: Fiction » Anthologies » Poetry - single author
Have you ever watched a sunrise and experienced the few, brief moments in every day when light conquers darkness and life begins anew? Have you ever gazed into the midnight stars and wondered how God created our perfect world? Riley T. Evans seeks to make sense of the universe, life, and all things, good and bad, through the poetry of Echoes from the Universe.
Bill's Tome
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Price: $3.90 USD. Words: 10,960. Language: English. Published: February 8, 2011. Category: Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » Economic policy
An ebook, “Bill's Tome”, All That I Know about Life, the Universe, Mortality etc! My thoughts and remarks as regard the World and Humanity
The Closing
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Price: $7.00 USD. Words: 57,810. Language: English. Published: July 6, 2011. Category: Fiction » Women's fiction » General
What would you do if you had a terminal illness? Ann and Trudy help people sell their houses and offer "special services" to help them die, but things get complicated when Ann becomes smitten with the son of one of their clients.
Grandpa & Henry
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Price: $1.50 USD. Words: 34,500. Language: English. Published: September 19, 2011. Category: Fiction » Literature » Coming of age
After his grandfather falls ill, an orphan boy must learn how to fend for himself in a strange city.
Second Childhood
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 18,310. Language: English. Published: November 28, 2011 by Sadie Books. Category: Nonfiction » Relationships and Family » Aging
Manish Patel, physical therapist, lecturer, and author, tackles the subject of aging and caring for our parents. Wouldn’t it be great if we could love and care for them as they age with grace, knowing we are there for them as they were for us? Second Childhood will inspire you to build stronger bonds with those who are near you.
Myths of Ageing
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Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 17,370. Language: English. Published: April 7, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » Self-improvement » Healthy aging
A contemporary look at the misconceptions that have grown around people of mature years. In today's societies youth is venerated while reaching your senior years is viewed as going past your 'use by' or 'best before' dates. Not so. You do not have to believe that growing into your senior years means that the best years of your life are behind you.
Nathan, the Buttercups are Blooming
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 9,900. Language: English. Published: May 16, 2012 by Publishing by Rebecca J. Vickery. Category: Fiction » Literature » Plays & Screenplays
Short Story Speculative Fiction ~ Nathan Bradford is a prosperous man who always provided well for his wife Esther and their eight children. Now blind with glaucoma, he listens with helpless fury as his beloved wife lies dying while his children respond in their individual ways to the evolving crisis they all feel helpless to prevent. Will Nathan change the seemingly inevitable course of events?
First Steps
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 8,240. Language: English. Published: June 16, 2012 by Thunder Valley Press. Category: Fiction » Women's fiction » General
Fifty years ago Callie fell in love with her best friend. High-school sweethearts who spent their lives together, Callie still loves her husband, but most days Jed doesn't even know who she is. Frustrated with her life and worried about her future, things look bleak for Callie until one magical night when everything changes. BONUS: This edition includes a free copy of "How We Danced."