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Happiness Is a Choice You Make

Lessons from a Year among the Oldest Old

Happiness Is a Choice You Make( )
Author: Leland, John
Publication Date:Jan 2019
Publisher:Farrar, Straus & Giroux
Imprint:Sarah Crichton Books
Book Format:Paperback
List Price:USD $16.00
Book Description:

ANew York TimesBestseller!

An extraordinary look at what it means to grow old and a heartening guide to well-being,Happiness Isa Choice You Makeweaves together the stories and wisdom of six New Yorkers who number among the "oldest old"--those eighty-five and up.

In 2015, when the award-winning journalist John Leland set out on behalf ofThe New York Times to meet members of America's fastest-growing age group, he anticipated learning...
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Book Details
Detailed Subjects: Self-Help / General
Philosophy / General
Social Science / Gerontology
Self-Help / Personal Growth / Happiness
Physical Dimensions (W X L X H):8.32 x 6.59 x 0.73 Inches
Book Weight:0.506 Pounds
Author Biography
Leland, John (Author)
John Leland is a reporter and author, born in 1959. He is a graduate of Columbia College. His career includes senior editor at Newsweek, editor in chief at Details, music critic at Newsday, and an original columnist at SPIN magazine. In 2000 he began working at the New York Times, covering a wide range of topics as a Metro reporter. He is the author of Hip: The History (2004), Why Kerouac Matters: The Lessons of 'On the Road' (2007), and Happiness Is a Choice You Make: Lessons from a Year among the Oldest Old (2018).


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