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It's Not Menopause...I'm just like this. Maxine's Guide to Aginging Disgracefully
It's Not MenopauseI'm just like this Maxine's Guide to Aginging Disgracefully Author:J Wagner Sass from book's introduction: — IS IT OLD IN HERE--OR IS IT JUST ME? — Books, magazines, movies, entire television networks, and countless "experts" are dedicated to telling us that getting old is good. Let me tell you something. In fact, I'm going to tell you whether you let me or not: Experts who say getting old is good are not actually old. — ... more »When you're in the flabby belly of the aging beast, that's when you're an expert.
A book about aging written by someone who's aged won't sound like other books. It'll know to speak up and s-l-o-w-l-y.
A book about aging doesn't work unless it's written by someone who's been there and forgotten most of that.
A good aging book will make you laugh until you cough something up. It will mock. It will make fun. It will sound a little mean if you're too touchy. And if it doesn't sound mean, you probably aren't getting it. Where to find such a book?
Features duotone Maxine comics with snippy, sassy one-liners about the aging experience.« less