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NEVER SAY DIE The Myth and Marketing of the New Old Age

Earphones Award Winner

by | Read by Laural Merlington

Contemporary Culture • 14 hrs. • Unabridged • © 2011

The author seeks to dampen the unrealistic expectations of Baby Boomers that they can expect to live—and live well—in their eighth, ninth, and tenth decades. The discussion confronts aging in a realistic way, reporting on scientific research but cautioning that the fruits of this research remain decades away. Laural Merlington offers a solid, engaging narration. Her tone and pacing underscore many of Jacoby’s key points, her voice often rising in emotion when the author writes about the fate of a favorite relative who was reduced to spending her final months in a dreary nursing home, unable to do much on her own. Merlington owns the work in a way you would expect from the author herself if she had narrated her book. R.C.G. Winner of AudioFile Earphones Award © AudioFile 2011, Portland, Maine [Published: MARCH 2011]

Trade Ed. • Tantor Media • 2011

CD ISBN 9781452600376 $39.99 • Twelve CDs

MP3-CD ISBN 9781452650371 $29.99 • Two MP3-CDs

DD ISBN multiple sources


Library Ed. • Tantor Media • 2011

CD ISBN 9781452630373 $95.99 • Twelve CDs

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