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Author Clendinen, Dudley.
Title A place called Canterbury : tales of the new old age in America / Dudley Clendinen.
Publication Info. New York : Viking, c2008.
Open Library Cover
Location Call No. Status
 Stack 3  305.26 C    IN LIBRARY
Description xxv, 371 p. ; 24 cm.
Contents Good-bye, mother, hello -- The importance of the moment -- A place unto itself -- A reason to be alive -- The cocktail hour -- Last communion -- The dining room waltz -- In case of fire -- Going home -- The plumbing problem -- Meanwhile, back in the tower -- Looking for a man -- Sex and satisfaction -- "Laugh, even if your heart is breaking" -- Sleeping with the sweetso -- When they were children -- When they were in love -- Body parts -- War and survival -- I can't find my wife -- The best-laid plans -- Miss Osama -- He wants our ashes -- Hello, mother, good-bye.
Subject Older people -- United States -- Social life and customs -- Case studies.
Old age -- United States -- Case studies.
Retirement communities -- United States -- Case studies.
Old age homes -- United States -- Case studies.
Mothers and sons -- Florida -- Tampa -- Biography.
Clendinen, Dudley -- Family.
Tampa (Fla.) -- Biography.
Added Title Tales of the new old age in America
ISBN 9780670018840