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Old and on Their Own

Old and on Their Own (Paperback)

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Dr. Coles introduces us to eleven men and women over the age of 75 living on their own. These older Americans share their thoughts, memories, aspirations, and worries, and tell us what it means to be old. Their stories are full of humor and hope, told with courage and dignity. The photographic essay by Alex Harris and Thomas Roma provides an important visual dimension to this book. Harris photographed in Durham, North Carolina, and Roma in his native Brooklyn. Whether rural or urban, black or white, rich or poor, these elderly people emerge as strong and inspiring individuals who deserve our respect and admiration, and who show us how to live our later years to the fullest.

Art, Fashion & PhotographyPhotography & photographsPhotographs: collectionsPhotographic reportagePhilosophy, Psychology & Social SciencesSocial groupsAge groupsAge groups: adults Publisher: WW Norton & Co Publication Date: 17/07/1999 ISBN-13: 9780393319125  Details: Type: Paperback Format: Books
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Robert Coles is a child psychiatrist and writer who has spent his life doing documentary work. He lives in Concord, Massachusetts. Born in Atlanta, Georgia, in 1949, Alex Harris, acclaimed photographer, Duke University professor, and Pulitzer Prize finalist for River of Traps, lives in Durham, North Carolina. Thomas Roma's work has been widely exhibited and is in permanent collections of major museums in the United States and abroad. He lives in Brooklyn, New York.

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