Gift of Age
A blend of touching stories, fascinating facts, and rollicking humor is presented in this entertaining look at the jaunt towards senior citizenship. Guaranteed to stir souls, stimulate minds, and tickle funny bones, the chapters include: · Why It’s Great to Be Chronologically Endowed · Grandkids Say the Darnedest Things · The Lighter Side of Aging · Jest for the Health of It Advice on enjoying one’s golden years is featured, from how to accumulate happiness and social wisdom to the delights of retirement. With puns, jokes, riddles, and puzzles illuminating important aspects on the aging process, this uproarious guide also lists outstanding achievements by “chronologically gifted” leaders, artists, writers, and athletes.
‘Someone should declare Richard Lederer a national treasure.’ - Richmond Times - Dispatch ‘Lederer beguiles and bedazzles.’ - The Los Angeles Times ‘Richard Lederer is the true King of Language Comedy.’ - Sidney Sheldon ‘Columnist Extraordinaire.’ - The New Yorker
Richard Lederer is the author of more than 35 books about language, history, and humour, including his best-selling Anguished English series. He contributes to many newspapers and magazines and frequently appears on radio as a commentator on language. He has been named International Punster of the Year and Toastmasters International’s Golden Gavel winner. He lives in San Diego with his wife, Simone van Egeren.