With time running short, the lively and intrepid residents of the Sunset Village retirement community in Florida continue to thirst for life. But the true beating heart in these acclaimed short stories is the love of family and friends and the finding of joy in the very act of being alive. In America, where "old" is a dirty word and people over sixty-five are often treated as if they had a contagious disease, these humorous, jewel-like stories prove our older folks still have a taste for sex, romance, excitement and living. Join the thousands of readers who have let the Sunset Gang into their hearts. They will teach you a lot about the aging process and about life itself - a subject on which they, after all, are the experts. A three hour mini-series on PBS's American Playhouse, starring Uta Hagen, Harold Gould, Doris Roberts, Anne Meara, and Jerry Stiller.
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With time running short, the residents of Sunset Village, a Florida retirement community, prove that sex, love, intrigue and vitality continue to salt the so-called golden years. These acclaimed and timeless short stories have become a primer for the twilight years and a message of hope for a rich extended life in today's world. Sunset Village's intrepid inhabitants continue to thirst for life and love, teaching us all a lot about living—a subject on which they are, after all, experts.
A three hour mini-series on PBS's American Playhouse, starring Uta Hagen, Harold Gould, Doris Roberts, Anne Meara, and Jerry Stiller.About the Author:
Warren Adler is best known for The War of the Roses , his masterpiece fictionalization of a macabre divorce turned into the Golden Globe and BAFTA nominated dark comedy hit starring Michael Douglas, Kathleen Turner and Danny DeVito. In addition to the success of the stage adaptation of his iconic novel on the perils of divorce, Adler has optioned and sold film rights to more than a dozen of his novels and short stories to Hollywood and major television networks. Random Hearts (starring Harrison Ford and Kristen Scott Thomas) , The Sunset Gang (starring Jerry Stiller, Uta Hagen, Harold Gould and Doris Roberts), Private Lies, Funny Boys, Madeline's Miracles, Trans-Siberian Express and his Fiona Fitzgerald mystery series are only a few titles that have forever left Adler's mark on contemporary American authorship from page to stage to screen. Learn more at warrenadler.com.
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Book Description The Viking Press, 1977. Hardcover. Book Condition: New. 1st. Bookseller Inventory # DADAX0670684376
Book Description The Viking Press, 1977. Hardcover. Book Condition: New. Bookseller Inventory # P110670684376