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1000 Unforgettable Senior Moments by Tom Friedman

1000 Unforgettable Senior Moments by Tom Friedman

Presents 1,000 unforgettable senior moments in history, with embarrassing and true stories of major mental lapses and famous acts of forgetfulness: President Carter leaving the codes for nuclear missile strike in a suit sent to the dry-cleaners; Ralph Waldo Emerson forgetting Henry Wadsworth Longfellow's name at Longfellow's funeral; and so on.
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"1,000 Unforgettable Senior Moments in History", of which we could remember only 249, is filled with excruciatingly embarrassing and totally true stories of major mental lapses and famous acts of forgetfulness. How about President Jimmy Carter leaving the codes needed to launch a nuclear missile strike in a suit sent to the dry-cleaners? Or Ralph Waldo Emerson forgetting Henry Wadsworth Longfellow's name at Longfellow's funeral? Did you know that Rod Stewart's "Maggie Mae" was inspired by Stewart's first love, a woman whose full name he can longer recall. Sir Isaac Newton, Harpo Marx, Toscanini, Pope John XXIII - they've all had it worse than you.

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Sku
GOR000422759
Title
1000 Unforgettable Senior Moments
Author
Condition
Very Good
Binding type
Hardback
Publisher
Workman Publishing
Year published
Number of pages
192
ISBN 10
076114076X
ISBN 13
9780761140764
Prizes
N/A
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