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    Description"Imagination grows by exercise, and contrary to common belief, is more powerful in the mature than in the young." So said W. Somerset Maugham, one of the 52 people whose achievements after age 65 are featured in Splendid Seniors: Great Lives, Great Deeds. The inspiring ensemble includes Mary Baker Eddy, who was 86 when she founded the Christian Science Monitor; Alexander Graham Bell, who received a patent for his work on a hydrofoil boat at age 75; Benjamin Disraeli, who became prime minister of England for the second time when he was 70; and Susan B. Anthony, who was past 80 when she founded the International Woman Suffrage Alliance. Splendid Seniors reminds us that creativity, intelligence, passion & influence can not only flower in later years, but bear delicious fruit.


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    Title
    Splendid Seniors
    Authors and contributors
    By (author) Jack Adler
    Physical properties
    Format: Paperback
    Number of pages: 224
    Width: 152 mm
    Height: 229 mm
    Thickness: 12 mm
    Weight: 336 g
    Language
    English
    ISBN
    ISBN 13: 9781597190077
    ISBN 10: 1597190071
    Classifications

    Nielsen BookScan Product Class 3: T10.0
    BIC E4L: REL
    BIC subject category V2: VXA
    Warengruppen-Systematik des deutschen Buchhandels: 24720
    Ingram Subject Code: OP
    Ingram Theme: TOPC/NEWAGE
    DC22: 920.02, 305
    BISAC V2.8: SOC026000, OCC019000
    Edition statement
    New ed.
    Illustrations note
    black & white illustrations
    Publisher
    Pearlsong Press
    Imprint name
    Pearlsong Press
    Publication date
    31 March 2007
    Publication City/Country
    Tennessee