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You're Looking Very Well: The Surprising Nature of Getting Old

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We now live longer today than at any time in history. In the UK, more people are aged over sixty-five than under sixteen and by 2050, over a third of the developed world will be over sixty. How should we deal with this phenomenon? What are the scientific reasons for ageing? And can - or should - we prevent it?

Lewis Wolpert, distinguished biologist and octogenarian, explores the scientific background and the implications of our ageing population. In this engaging investigation, he tackles every aspect of the subject from ageism to euthanasia to anti-ageing cream and, through it all, tries to better understand his own ageing. Witty, frank and often inspiring, Lewis Wolpert is the perfect guide to 'looking very well'.

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Author(s):
Lewis Wolpert
Condition:
Used: good
Format:
Hardback
ISBN-10:
0571250645
ISBN-13:
9780571250646
Publisher:
Faber
Title:
You're Looking Very Well: The Surprising Nature of Getting Old

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We now live longer today than at any time in history. In the UK, more people are aged over sixty-five than under sixteen and by 2050, over a third of the developed world will be over sixty. How should we deal with this phenomenon? What are the scientific reasons for ageing? And can - or should - we prevent it?

Lewis Wolpert, distinguished biologist and octogenarian, explores the scientific background and the implications of our ageing population. In this engaging investigation, he tackles every aspect of the subject from ageism to euthanasia to anti-ageing cream and, through it all, tries to better understand his own ageing. Witty, frank and often inspiring, Lewis Wolpert is the perfect guide to 'looking very well'.

Author(s):
Lewis Wolpert
Condition:
Used: good
Format:
Hardback
ISBN-10:
0571250645
ISBN-13:
9780571250646
Publisher:
Faber
Title:
You're Looking Very Well: The Surprising Nature of Getting Old

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