This Chair Rocks: A Manifesto Against Ageism

Applewhite, Ashton

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From childhood on, we’re barraged by messages that it’s sad to be old. That wrinkles are embarrassing, and old people are useless. Author and activist Ashton Applewhite believed them too – until she realised where this prejudice comes from and the damage it does. Lively, funny, and deeply researched, ‘This Chair Rocks’ traces Applewhite’s journey from apprehensive boomer to pro-ageing radical, and in the process debunks myth after myth about late life.

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From childhood on, we’re barraged by messages that it’s sad to be old. That wrinkles are embarrassing, and old people are useless. Author and activist Ashton Applewhite believed them too – until she realised where this prejudice comes from and the damage it does. Lively, funny, and deeply researched, This Chair Rocks traces Applewhite’s journey from apprehensive boomer to pro-ageing radical, and in the process debunks myth after myth about late life.

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Weight0.008 kg
Dimensions21.6 × 13.8 × 2 cm
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