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Sixty-Five Plus, The Joy and Challenge of the Years of Retirement


reviewed by Robert W. Kleemeier 1963

coverTitle: Sixty-Five Plus, The Joy and Challenge of the Years of Retirement
Author(s): C. B. Randall
Publisher: John Wiley, New York
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"Many a man in the mid-seventies still goes on safari in Kenya or in Tanganyika, or sits out all night in a machan in Uttar Pradesh, crouched above a bullock on the off-chance that a hungry tiger might come by," Clarence Randall says gamely. This startling sentence, so obviously out of any imaginable context, suggests that Randall does indeed offer with this volume a heady contribution to a burgeoning retirement literature. Certainly, the activities usually suggested for the oldster stand wan and pale beside exotic safaris and tiger hunts. Randall, although a stout-hearted bird watcher himself, defends the hunter of big game as well as the follower of equally extraordinary retirement pursuits, holding that challenging new activity which breaks with the rut-bound middle years of working life is the key to successful living past age 65. The retired president of Inland Steel, management expert, writer, and lecturer, thinks big about retirement activities.... (preview truncated at 150 words.)


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Cite This Article as: Teachers College Record Volume 65 Number 2, 1963, p. 191-191
http://www.tcrecord.org ID Number: 2803, Date Accessed: 12/11/2017 6:31:00 AM

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