Sixty: A Diary of My Sixty-First Year

By Brown, Ian & Garner, Helen

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9781615193509 9781615193516 9781925355369 9781922253644
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Experiment Text


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Starred Review on July 21, 2016  |  LJ Reviews 7/21/2016

Two esteemed writers of a certain age present complementary reports of the perils and pleasures of aging. Award-winning Canadian journalist Brown (The Boy in the Moon: A Father's Search for His Disabled Son) chronicled the events and ruminations of his 61st year as he fought to make sense of the changes he began to experience as he entered "early" old age. Not a believer in living an unobserved life, Brown provides a year's worth of matter-of-fact diary entries focusing on both the large and small questions of getting older: altered relationships with family and friends, diminishing physical and mental capacities, and the comparative costs of graduated vs. plain trifocal glasses. Recognizing that regret is the enemy of a life well lived, Brown seeks to provide a prescription for...Log In or Sign Up to Read More

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