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Elder grace : the nobility of aging / Chester Higgins, Jr. ; foreword by Maya Angelou ; text by Chester Higgins Jr. and Betsy Kissam.

Author/Creator:
Higgins, Chester.
Edition:
First Edition
Publication:
Boston : Bulfinch Press/Little, Brown and Company, 2000.
Format/Description:
Book
127, [1] pages : portraits ; 26 cm
Subjects:
Older African Americans -- Portraits -- Exhibitions.
Older people -- United States -- Portraits -- Exhibitions.
Older African Americans -- Conduct of life -- Exhibitions.
Aging -- Quotations, maxims, etc.
Older African Americans -- Biography.
Place of Publication:
United States Massachusetts Boston.
Contents:
Foreword / Maya Angelou
Introduction / Chester Higgins
In Their Hearts
The Generations of Us
Divine Works in Progress
Until Such Time
Epilogue.
Notes:
"A Bulfinch Press book."
"This powerful book based on the traveling photographic exhibition of the same name features personal portraits of African-American elders and their thoughts about the experience of aging."--Dustjacket.
"Designed by Jrean Wilcox."
Local notes:
Kislak Center Banks Collection copy presented to the Penn Libraries in 2018 by Joanna Banks.
Banks Collection copy: dustjacket retained.
Banks Collection copy inscribed "To Joanna. May the notion of aging gracefully be ever in your mind with the pictures distributed throughout this book -- Truly your face is one of nobility and elder grace. We love you & I cherish your friendship. Cheryl & Mary. Dec. 2000".
Penn Provenance:
Banks, Joanna (donor) (inscription) (Banks Collection copy)
Penn Chronology:
2000
Contributor:
Kissam, Betsy, author.
Angelou, Maya, writer of foreword.
Joanna Banks Collection of African American Books (University of Pennsylvania)
ISBN:
0821226878 (hc) :
OCLC:
43729035
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