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How to grow old : ancient wisdom for the second half of life

Author: Marcus Tullius Cicero; Philip Freeman
Publisher: Princeton : Princeton University Press, [2016] ©2016
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : EnglishView all editions and formats
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"The great Roman orator and statesman eloquently describes how you can make the second half of your life the best part of all--and why you might discover that reading and gardening are actually far more pleasurable than sex ever was."--Page [2] of cover.
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Genre/Form: Electronic books
Early works
Early works to 1800
Additional Physical Format: Print version:
Cicero, Marcus Tullius.
How to grow old
(DLC) 2015024460
(OCoLC)928115670
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Marcus Tullius Cicero; Philip Freeman
ISBN: 9781400880393 1400880394
OCLC Number: 938018052
Language Note: In English and Latin.
Description: 1 online resource
Contents: Frontmatter --
Contents --
Introduction --
How to grow old --
Notes --
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Responsibility: Marcus Tullius Cicero ; translated and with an introduction by Philip Freeman.
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"The great Roman orator and statesman eloquently describes how you can make the second half of your life the best part of all--and why you might discover that reading and gardening are actually far more pleasurable than sex ever was."--Page [2] of cover.

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"Provides useful tips on how to age well."--Wan Lixin, Shanghai Daily "[A] covetable little translation."--Karen Shook, Times Higher Education

 
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