Another Country: Navigating the Emotional Terrain of Our Elders

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Penguin Publishing Group
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5.47 X 8.25 X 1.0 inches | 0.7 pounds

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About the Author
Mary Pipher, Ph.D., is a psychologist and the author of nine books, including the New York Times bestsellers Women Rowing North, Reviving Ophelia, The Shelter of Each Other, and Another Country, as well as Seeking Peace and Writing to Change the World. She lives in Nebraska.
"Totally accessible . . . [Another Country] is a compassionate . . . look at the disconnect between baby boomers and their aging parents or grandparents".

-- USA Today
"Well written and sensitive...a wealth of information about the problems of growing older."
-- Publisher's Weekly
"[Pipher] observes that to grow old for many people in today's fragmented, age-phobic, age-segregated America is to inhabit a foreign country, isolated, disconnected, and misunderstood."
--"The New York Times"

"Pipher explores how today's mobile, individualistic, media-drenched culture prevents so many dependent old people, and the relatives trying to do right by them, from getting what they need...Her insights will help people of several generations."
--"The Washington Post"

"Totally accessible...["Another Country"] is a compassionate...look at the disconnect between baby boomers and their aging parents or grandparents."
--"USA"" Today"

"A field guide to old age, combining personal stories with social theory."
--"The Boston Globe"

"Passionate and eloquent...There's a profound depth to this wise and moving book. Go read."
--"Lincoln"" Star-Journal "

"Rich in stories and full in details."
--"St. Louis"" Post-Dispatch"

"Older men and women, as well as their children and grandchildren, will find this well-written and a sensitive investigation of aging...Enlightening and engrossing."
--"Publishers Weekly"