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Loving all of it : eminent New Zealanders write about growing old / edited by Gordon McLauchlan.

Contributor(s): McLauchlan, Gordon | McRae, Elizabeth. Return to sender | Smither, Elizabeth, 1941-. Me and the ballets russes | Keith, Hamish, 1936-. Septuagenarian dance | Harvey, Bob. Swimming against the tide | Corballis, Michael. Next, the professor of lying | Adcock, Fleur. Getting of wisdom | Edwards, Brian. I'm old and I don't like it | Friedlander, Marti. That shallow notion | Cull, Mervyn. Watch out, old man! | Hooper, Elric. Degrees of separation | Wilson, T. L. Rodney, 1946-2013. Curiously liberating information | McLauchlan, Gordon. Avarice and stuff | Olssen, Erik. Then and now and the bit in the middle | Kidman, Fiona, 1940-. Standing up for what you believe in | Coley, John. Thank you all | Duckworth, Marilyn, 1935-. Still leaping | Walshe, Rodney. Avoiding the permanent and pensionable | Charteris, Robin. Letter to the past | Brown, Bernard. Sorry if I fail to drop your name | Walker, Ranginui. Retirement - not an option | Harcourt, Kate. Luck of a country child | Russell, Marcia. Regrets for the things I did not do | Cryer, Max. Dictionary dance | Slane, Bruce. Inspired by the young | Duder, Tessa. Somewhere there is a perfect story | Jones, Rhys. Glories of the middle years | Whineray, Wilson, 1935-2012. Confidence - somewhere between arrogance and panic | Harrison, Pat. Gift of listening and seeing what really is | Brickell, Barry, 1935-. Humans 'Soiling the nest' | Norrish, Merwyn. Trivial, the momentary satisfaction | Bedggood, Margaret. What will the future make of us? | Columbus, Raymond. Wondrous dream | McLauchlan, Gordon, 1931- | McLauchlan, Gordon.
Material type: materialTypeLabelBookPublisher: Auckland, N.Z. : Random House, 2010Description: 362 pages ; 24 cm.Content type: text Media type: unmediated Carrier type: volumeISBN: 9781869793319 (pbk.) :.Subject(s): Older people -- New Zealand -- Conduct of life | New Zealand -- BiographyDDC classification: 305.26092293
Contents:
Individuals: Elizabeth McRae -- Elizabeth Smither -- Hamish Keith -- Bob Harvey -- Michael Corballis -- Fleur Adcock -- Brian Edwards -- Marti Friedlander -- Mervyn Cull -- Elric Hooper -- T. L. Rodney Wilson -- Gordon McLauchlan -- Erik Olssen -- Fiona Kidman -- John Coley -- Marilyn Duckworth -- Rodney Walshe -- Robin Charteris -- Bernard Brown -- Ranginui Walker -- Kate Harcourt -- Marcia Russell -- Max Cryer -- Bruce Slane -- Tessa Duder -- Rhys Jones -- Wilson Whineray -- Pat Harrison -- Barry Brickell -- Merwyn Norrish -- Margaret Bedggood -- Raymond Columbus.
Elizabeth McRae -- Elizabeth Smither -- Hamish Keith -- Bob Harvey -- Michael Corballis -- Fleur Adcock -- Brian Edwards -- Marti Friedlander -- Mervyn Cull -- Elric Hooper -- T L Rodney Wilson -- Gordon McLauchlan -- Erik Olssen -- Fiona Kidman -- John Coley -- Marilyn Duckworth -- Rodney Walshe -- Robin Charteris -- Bernard Brown -- Ranginui Walker -- Kate Harcourt -- Marcia Russell -- Max Cryer -- Bruce Slane -- Tessa Duder -- Rhys Jones -- Wilson Whineray -- Pat Harrison -- Barry Brickell -- Merwyn Norrish -- Margaret Bedggood -- Raymond Columbus.
Includes index.
Includes short biographies of the writers. -32 essays by New Zealanders over the age of 65, serving as pieces of autobiography, inspiration and meditation. No retirement homes for this lot!
Summary: The late baby boomers are starting to reflect on ways to grow old well, and on this subject these 32 essays by prominent New Zealanders over the age of 65 serve as extremely strong pieces of autobiography, as inspiration and as meditation. No Zimmer frames and retirement homes for this lot.
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These 30 affecting pieces by prominent New Zealanders over the age of 65 serve as extremely strong pieces of autobiography, as inspiration and as meditation.

Includes index.

Individuals: Elizabeth McRae -- Elizabeth Smither -- Hamish Keith -- Bob Harvey -- Michael Corballis -- Fleur Adcock -- Brian Edwards -- Marti Friedlander -- Mervyn Cull -- Elric Hooper -- T. L. Rodney Wilson -- Gordon McLauchlan -- Erik Olssen -- Fiona Kidman -- John Coley -- Marilyn Duckworth -- Rodney Walshe -- Robin Charteris -- Bernard Brown -- Ranginui Walker -- Kate Harcourt -- Marcia Russell -- Max Cryer -- Bruce Slane -- Tessa Duder -- Rhys Jones -- Wilson Whineray -- Pat Harrison -- Barry Brickell -- Merwyn Norrish -- Margaret Bedggood -- Raymond Columbus.

Elizabeth McRae -- Elizabeth Smither -- Hamish Keith -- Bob Harvey -- Michael Corballis -- Fleur Adcock -- Brian Edwards -- Marti Friedlander -- Mervyn Cull -- Elric Hooper -- T L Rodney Wilson -- Gordon McLauchlan -- Erik Olssen -- Fiona Kidman -- John Coley -- Marilyn Duckworth -- Rodney Walshe -- Robin Charteris -- Bernard Brown -- Ranginui Walker -- Kate Harcourt -- Marcia Russell -- Max Cryer -- Bruce Slane -- Tessa Duder -- Rhys Jones -- Wilson Whineray -- Pat Harrison -- Barry Brickell -- Merwyn Norrish -- Margaret Bedggood -- Raymond Columbus.

Includes index.

Includes short biographies of the writers. -32 essays by New Zealanders over the age of 65, serving as pieces of autobiography, inspiration and meditation. No retirement homes for this lot!

The late baby boomers are starting to reflect on ways to grow old well, and on this subject these 32 essays by prominent New Zealanders over the age of 65 serve as extremely strong pieces of autobiography, as inspiration and as meditation. No Zimmer frames and retirement homes for this lot.

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