Literary Luminaries Explore Aging
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"Part of growing up and growing older involved expanding beyond those limiting paradigms that hobbled us when we were younger," writes best-selling novelist Julia Alvarez in her essay "Caring Across Borders: Aging Parents in Another Country," which appears in the new anthology An Uncertain Inheritance: Writers on Caring for Family, edited by Nell casey (New York City: William Morrow). Alvarez's chapterabout her elderly parents' return from the United States to the home of their youth, the Dominican Republic, just before her mother found out she needed surgery-is one of 20 contributions by such literary luminaries as Frank McCourt, Jerome Groopman, Julia Glass and …
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Publication information: Article title: Literary Luminaries Explore Aging. Contributors: Not available. Magazine title: Aging Today. Volume: 28. Issue: 6 Publication date: November/December 2007. Page number: 15. © American Society on Aging Jan/Feb 2009. Provided by ProQuest LLC. All Rights Reserved.
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