“Whatever the reason—the richness of the theme, the sensibility of the editor, or vast number of writings out of which these selections were culled—this book contains the most piercingly intimate commentaries I have ever read about the human struggle.”  —Dan Wile

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Nan Narboe’s thoughtfully selected essays offer an intimate and lyrical account of aging through the decades. Authors Judy Blume, Andrew McCarthy, Gloria Steinem, Christian M. Lyons, and others draw from their own experiences, describing a specific decade’s losses and gains to form a complex and unflinching portrait of the years from nearing fifty to ninety and beyond.

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