Books tagged: old age

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The Love Book
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 37,170. Language: English. Published: July 6, 2009. Category: Fiction » Literature » Literary
Five gritty, absurd and darkly comic tales. Five characters at a crossroads in their lives. These are very modern fables, with a great heart, a very biting sense of humor, and fully-fleshed out characters that you can sink your teeth into. "If you compare its cavalcade of kooks to you and the folk you call friends, it'll probably make you like yourself more."—Miami Sun Post
Talking with God in Old Age: Meditations and Psalms
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Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 8,650. Language: English. Published: March 4, 2010. Category: Nonfiction » Religion and Spirituality » Christianity
TALKING WITH GOD IN OLD AGE is a collection of 42 moving prayer-meditations, each paired with a short Psalm passage. All express the myriad ways older adults ask themselves and ask God, “What purpose does my life have now that I’m so old?” These prayers flow out of real-life experience, particularly of the frail elderly.
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.
Foxhunting
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Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 2,230. Language: English. Published: July 8, 2010. Category: Fiction » Literature » Literary
Minor, a worn-out foxhunter, has been ordered by "the daughter-in-law" to have his old foxhound put down. But first he takes Joe Blow out to the woods where they've hunted for so long for one final hunt. It is there that Minor realizes it's not just the old dog in danger of being "put down."
The Ball
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Price: Free! Words: 1,950. Language: English. Published: July 11, 2010. Category: Fiction » Literature » Literary
Every evening, Ted finds reasons to take him away from the horror stories of the six o'clock news. Today he spots what looks like a ball in the garden. Breaking his routine, he steps outside.
Frazzled
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Price: $2.95 USD. Words: 26,160. Language: English. Published: August 23, 2010. Category: Nonfiction » Business & Economics » Human resource management
GAP analysis methods endeavor toward developing visionary solutions to complex problems by bifurcating or simplifying the problem into measurable steps. The combined thesis ‘Economic Perils of the Middle-Aged American Worker’ and ‘The Forgotten Graveyard Worker’ attempts toward accomplishing solutions toward a complex problem.
Wherebouts Are We
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Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 4,380. Language: English. Published: August 25, 2010. Category: Fiction » Humor & comedy » General
"Grannie has bad skin cancers but not bad enough to take her out of this world" where nobody wants her except one granddaughter. Luzanne drives her from house to house belonging to Grannie's three daughters, but each refuses to take her. It is while "visiting" Imo that the old lady finds a final rest while trailing a yellow cat out to a sunny porch.
The Jump
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Price: Free! Words: 1,700. Language: English. Published: September 23, 2010. Category: Fiction » Literature » Literary
Nila spends her 87th birthday doing what she loves; skydiving. It's her first time jumping solo... and the first time her chute and back-up fail...
The Gate - Things my Mother told me.
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Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 93,130. Language: English. Published: November 24, 2010 by Inhousepress. Category: Fiction » Literature » Literary
The Gate draws you in with subtlety, wit, compassion and faith. An intriguing and captivating look at the last sixty years of western culture that holds you even though we all know how her story is going to end. It will be of particular interest to people who experienced Alzheimer's or Dementia in their immediate family. "This is a jewel of a piece of writing…" [Kate Jones, USA]
The Baby Boomer Book
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 1,650. Language: English. Published: December 1, 2010. Category: Fiction » Graphic novels & comics » Comics
Cartoons about the bitter-sweet facts of life for an aging generation