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Location Call Number / Copy Notes Barcode Shelving Location Status Due Date
Fayette Co PL - Connersville 305.262 GUB (Text) 39230031923277 Adult New Books Checked out 12/26/2018
Fulton Co PL - Rochester Main Library 305.26 GUB (Text) 33187004444051 Nonfiction Available -
Melton PL - Melton FIC GUB (Text) 795910000109109 Adult-Fiction Available -
Plainfield-Guilford Twp PL - Plainfield 921 Gubar (Text) 31208912613660 new non-fiction Available -
Starke Co PL - Schricker Main Library (Knox) 921 GUB (Text) 30032010740428 NEW ADULT Available -

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  • ISBN: 9780393609578
  • ISBN: 039360957X
  • Physical Description: 337 pages ; 22 cm.
  • Edition: First edition.
  • Publisher: New York : W. W. Norton & Company, [2019]

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Includes bibliographical references (pages 309-334).
Formatted Contents Note:
Thanksgiving -- A second chance -- Signs of decline -- Falling in love -- The trace -- Props -- Alterations -- Lovesickness -- What's love got to do with it? -- Late-life lechery -- Sunsets -- Cupidity -- Wrinkled in time -- Give and take -- Tequila mockingbird -- Wintering -- Silver threads among the gold -- Recounting the ways -- Enormous changes at the last minute -- Chrisnukkah -- Later.
Summary, etc.:
"'Tender, unsparing, poignant. . . . [A] love story that braids together intimate self-revelation with a rich meditation on the literature of aging.'-- Stephen Greenblatt. On Susan Gubar's seventieth birthday, she receives a beautiful ring from her husband, a gift that startles her into an appreciation of their luck. As she contemplates their sustaining relationship, Susan considers how older lovers differ from their youthful counterparts--and from ageist stereotypes. When her husband encounters age-related disabilities, Susan procrastinates over moving from their burdensome house in the country to a more manageable town apartment by searching out literature on the longevity of desire by authors from Ovid and Shakespeare to Toni Morrison and Marilynne Robinson. During subsequent months of care-giving, her own ongoing cancer treatments, and apartment-hunting, Susan studies the obstacles many older couples overcome and marvels at the passion that buoys her own relationship. A memoir proving that love and desire have no expiration date, Late-Life Love is a resounding retort to negative valuations of old age and a celebration of second chances"-- Provided by publisher.
Subject: Gubar, Susan, 1944-
Older women > United States > Biography.
Love in old age.
Spouses.
Women college teachers > United States > Biography.
Love in literature.

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