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Happiness Is a Choice You Make

Lessons from a Year Among the Oldest Old

John Leland


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Other Editions of This Title:
Digital Audiobook (1/22/2018)
Paperback (1/8/2019)
Hardcover (1/23/2018)
CD-Audio (1/23/2018)
Library Binding, Large Print (1/17/2018)
Paperback, Chinese (12/11/2019)


A New York Times Bestsellerr

Happiness Is a Choice You Make, based on award-winning journalist John Leland�'s New York Times series, weaves the stories and lessons of six New Yorkers who number among the � oldest old� � those over the age of 85. What Leland learns from the elders upends contemporary notions of aging, revealing the late stages of life as unexpectedly rich and the elderly as incomparably wise. Happiness Is a Choice You Make is an extraordinary look at what it means to grow old and heartening guide to � living better.�

PIM 23-APR-19 01.

Large Print Press, 9781432861292, 342pp.

Publication Date: May 1, 2019

About the Author

John Leland is a reporter at The New York Times, where he wrote a yearlong series that became the basis for Happiness Is a Choice You Make, and the author of Hip: The History and Why Kerouac Matters: The Lessons of "On the Road" (They're Not What You Think). Before joining the Times, he was a senior editor at Newsweek, editor in chief of Details, a reporter at Newsday, and a writer and editor at Spin magazine.