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The invisible woman : taking on the vintage years
The invisible woman : taking on the vintage years
Walmsley-Johnson, Helen2016
Articles
Sixty is the new forty, we're constantly told. Or is it that seventy is the new fifty? Yet fashionable clothes shops cater for little but elfin twenty-year-olds; magazines carry little but articles about appearing younger. Heaven forbid you try to apply for a job. Older women are permitted to be either part of the slippers and cardigans brigade, or to cling desperately to their youth and insist on being 'young at heart'. Can't there be a third way? A way to age with grace, security, beauty, and adventure, and a way to keep your identity against a growing tide of voices telling you how you'd be happier if only you looked ten years younger. Covering topics from family, finances and work to cosmetics, fashion and sex, this is a new sort of book about ageing; one that teaches us not how to avoid it, but how to enjoy it, grow with it, and thrive.
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Imprint:
London : Icon, 2016.London : Icon, 2016.
Collation:
232 pages ; 20 cm
Notes:
Originally published: 2015.Includes bibliographical references.
ISBN:
9781785780523 (pbk)
Dewey class:
305.262305.262 WAL
Local class:
305.262 WAL
Language:
English
BRN:
2326851
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