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Midlifeman : a book for guys and the women who want to understand them
Krotz, Larry, 1948-
Personal Author:
First American edition.
Publication Information:
Sterling, VA : Capital Books, [2002]

Physical Description:
x, 230 pages ; 23 cm
General Note:
Originally published: Canada: McClelland & Stewart Ltd., c2000.
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HQ1059.4 .K76 2002 Adult Non-Fiction Non-Fiction Area

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With provocative insights and humor Larry Krotz ventures through midlife or as he describes it, "halftime in the locker room." Too old now to recover easily from colossal mistakes, too young to rest on his laurels, Midlifeman feels a sense of urgency to do it now (whatever it is) and to do it right, a sense that this is the last kick at the can. Krotz's book is part memoir, part advice and inspiration---all in all a great read.

Author Notes

Larry Krotz is a writer and award-winning documentary filmmaker. His previous books include Indian Country (1990) and Tourists (1996). His documentary films have been seen on CBC and PBS. He lives in Toronto, Canada

Table of Contents

Carol Shields
Forewordp. ix
Introductionp. 1
1 Passing the Age of My Fatherp. 7
2 1989p. 19
3 When Your Friends Run the Worldp. 25
4 Ambition: The Itch a Man Can't Scratchp. 37
5 Work, Money, and Toys: The Professional IDp. 51
6 1991p. 65
7 The Annual Meetingp. 71
8 Love Forty: What I Learned from Tennisp. 82
9 The Face I Deservep. 88
10 1993p. 94
11 Life with Hugh Hefnerp. 100
12 Dating at Midlifep. 109
13 Trying to Understand Women Trying to Understand Men Trying to Understand How to Keep It All Goingp. 126
14 1995p. 139
15 Parenting Our Parentsp. 145
16 Between Generationsp. 155
17 Mortalityp. 165
18 Going to the AIDS Memorial with Neilp. 177
19 Super Bowl Sundayp. 189
20 Cars and Cigarsp. 203
21 1997p. 214
22 To Save the Planetp. 220
Acknowledgmentsp. 229