Late to the Ball

Late to the Ball

An award-winning author attempts to become a nationally competitive tennis player—at the age of sixty—in this “soulful meditation on aging, companionship, and the power of self-improvement” (The Wall Street Journal).

Being a man or a woman in your early sixties is different than it was a generation or two ago, at least for the more fortunate of us. We aren’t old…yet. But we sense it coming: Careers are winding down, kids are gone, parents are dying (friends,… (more)

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Editorial reviews (1 review)

Someone, maybe not the author, has chopped the book into short chapters, many just a page and a half long. You are jarred by the abrupt end of a chapter, turn the page to the next, and find the same line of thought continuing. It’s grating and feels somehow connected with the market-driven subtitle.

Book Details  

Publisher: Scribner (May 17, 2016)

Collection: Scribner

Parent ISBN: 9781476737416

Page count: 288 pages

File size: 844 KB

Language: English

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