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Long recognized for his work with young people, the prominent child psychiatrist and Pulitzer Prize-winning author Robert Coles explores the lives of the elderly in "Old and On Their Own". Eleven older men and women share their thoughts, memories, aspirations, and worries, and tell us what it means to be old. Their stories are full of humor and hope, told with courage and dignity. 40 photos.

Old and on Their Own 1999, Doubletake Book

ISBN-13: 9780393319125

Trade paperback

Old and on Their Own 1998, W. W. Norton & Company

ISBN-13: 9780393046069