Celebrating the Achievements of the Older Generation: Living Life to the Full

This book celebrates the achievement and talent of those in advanced years across a wide range of activities. Some of the people included made amazing achievements throughout their lives and into very old age, while others picked up skills again and developed them in different ways later in life. Then there are those who embarked upon entirely new activities and enterprises to great acclaim. The book includes a fascinating mix of familiar names and hidden gems, and emphasises the limitless possibilities of life, where “age is only a number” and positivity is a common theme. International in nature, this book will be of great interest as a point of reference for academics from all fields. In addition, it is fascinating reading for anyone who wants to be inspired by the astonishing feats of over 100 people who have triumphed in their golden years.


Professor John Croucher is one of Australia’s most prominent academics and has been recognised with multiple international, national, state and university awards for outstanding teaching. He has four separate doctorates and an international reputation that has also led to invitations from many prestigious overseas universities to present his research. John is a scholarly researcher, and has published over 30 books and over 120 papers in refereed journals, along with more than 1000 other articles in newspapers and magazines. His research has attracted large grants and he is a much sought-after consultant, media commentator and after-dinner speaker. In 2013, Professor Croucher won the Prime Minister’s Award for the University Teacher of the Year as the best lecturer in any discipline in Australia. In 2015, he was made a member of the Order of Australia (AM) for his outstanding services to mathematics, statistics and education.

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ISBN: 1-5275-3933-4

ISBN13: 978-1-5275-3933-4

Release Date: 16th October 2023

Pages: 366

Price: £69.99

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