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Old 07-06-14, 05:57 AM
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Books about people blossoming later in life?

I.e. change in careers, going back to something they used to do, etc. Real-life stories of people who didn't become known or didn't do what they're known for until their 30's, 40's, 50's, etc.
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Nothing to recommend but...

... you could look for a book about Colonel Sanders who by most accounts began cooking chicken at 40 and franchising at 65!

http://www.amazon.com/Colonel-John-E...ders+biography
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Re: Books about people blossoming later in life?

Time Enough for Love by Robert A. Heinlein.
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Re: Books about people blossoming later in life?

The Game (Neil Strauss)
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Re: Books about people blossoming later in life?

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Time Enough for Love by Robert A. Heinlein.
Methuselah's Children, surely!?
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Re: Books about people blossoming later in life?

Defying Gravity: A Celebration of Late-Blooming Women (by Prill Boyle)
The encouraging stories of twelve daring and determined women who accomplished incredible things at an age when most people are beginning to wind down.
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Re: Books about people blossoming later in life?

Various biographies of J. Robert Oppenheimer.

http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/J._Robert_Oppenheimer

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