xiii, 271 p. ; 24 cm.
Includes bibliographical references (p. 269-271).
Who are the wisest Americans and what can they tell us? -- Great together: lessons for a happy marriage -- Glad to get up in the morning: lessons for a successful and fulfilling career -- Nobody's perfect: lessons for a lifetime of parenting -- Find the magic: lessons for aging fearlessly and well -- I can look everyone in the eye: lessons for living a life without regrets -- Choose happiness: lessons for living like an expert -- The last lesson.
More than one thousand extraordinary Americans share their stories and the wisdom they have gained on living, loving, and finding happiness. Pillemer interviewed people over the age of sixty-five to seek their counsel on all the big issues-- children, marriage, money, career, aging-- and found that he consistently heard advice that pointed to these thirty lessons for living.
Thirty lessons for living
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