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Late Bloomers

CONRAD, JOSEPH;NESBITT, CATHLEEN; (SUBJECTS) Gill, Brendan (AUTHOR)

Published by Artisan, New York, New York, U.S.A., 1996
ISBN 10: 1885183488 / ISBN 13: 9781885183484
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Title: Late Bloomers

Publisher: Artisan, New York, New York, U.S.A.

Publication Date: 1996

Binding: Hardcover

Book Condition: Fine

Dust Jacket Condition: No Jacket

Edition: 1st Edition

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BORIS KARLOFF, JOHN HOUSEMAN, RUTH GORDON, 60 MORE. Bookseller Inventory # 006027

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Synopsis: Late Bloomers applauds seventy-five individuals whose greatest achievements occurred or were recognized later in their lives. The people profiled have come from different countries and diverse social backgrounds, yet all have one thing in common: They refused to give up their dreams just because they were no longer young, and thus managed to make the second half of their lives rich and fulfilling for themselves and for others.

In sparkling profiles written by veteran New Yorker contributor Brendan Gill, the stories of these resilient people unfold. Some, such as Raymond Kroc (the founder of McDonalds) and Harry Truman changed careers relatively late in life. Others, such as botanist George Washington Carver, worked for years in their profession, finding recognition only later. Many of those profiled, including Julia Child and Gertrude Jekyll, didn't even begin producing their life's work until middle age.

At once timely and timeless, Late Bloomers is an inspiration for everyone who wants to believe that it's never too late.

From the Back Cover: Late Bloomers looks at 75 remarkable individuals whose greatest achievements occurred or were recognized in the second half of their lives. Although these late bloomers come from various countries and social backgrounds, they have one thing in common: They all succeeded in making their later years productive and fulfilling.

Through entertaining profiles by veteran New Yorker writer Brendan Gill, the stories of these resilient people unfold. Many, including Julia Child, didn't begin producing their life's work until middle age. Some, such as Harry Truman, changed careers after many years. Still others, such as actor Boris Karloff, worked for years in their chosen professions before finding recognition.

At once timely and timeless, Late Bloomers is an inspirational book for everyone who wants to believe that it's never too late.

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