Books tagged: agism

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Changing Minds
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Price: Free! Words: 1,180. Language: English. Published: October 25, 2011. Category: Essay » Sociology
THis is a didactic narration written in an amusing way, which captivates the reader from start to finish on a rapid pace journey twisting and turning with imagery. It explains the lifespan development of neuronal (nerve) paths and the effect on the aging mind. Helpful for teaching people awareness of Ageism and an understanding of how to prevent it.
That Undiscovered Country (Jim Baen Memorial Award Winner)
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Price: $7.95 USD. Words: 8,080. Language: English. Published: March 28, 2012. Category: Fiction » Science fiction » Hard sci-fi
Norma Jean Goodwyn is 120 years old. She and her peers -- healthy, vibrant, yet forced into retirement -- built the Gary Hudson Exospheric Laboratory as a haven for senior citizens who refused to grow idle in their old age. Now, political opponents are angling to take control of Hudson Exospheric, and Norma Jean won't have it. Over her dead body, or otherwise.
Ice Floes are Not Covered
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Price: $1.49 USD. Words: 9,530. Language: English. Published: January 8, 2013. Category: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories
When a private security force comes knocking on the door of his retirement home, Charles Mallory does the only logical thing. He grabs his antique hand-gun and jumps off of his fourth-story balcony. He may not know why the elderly have been disappearing as of late, but he has a sneaking suspicion it has something to do with the armed officers at his door, and he won't meet the same fate.