Last Wills

ECU Author/Contributor (non-ECU co-authors, if there are any, appear on document)
John Loonam (Creator)
East Carolina University (ECU )
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Luke Whisnant

Abstract: This short story collection LAST WILLS portrays four individuals' transitions into late adulthood. "Dan's Man Otto": an aging socially estranged man attempts to cope with later-life struggles due to another man's fatal decision. "Yardsticks": a solitary woman confronts aging for whom late adulthood becomes a sentence of life imprisonment with no possibility for parole. "Balance Notification Nine": a career man encounters young buck against old stag workplace competition. "Deathbed Testament": an aging daughter's struggle to develop at last a way to cope with a lifelong identity crisis. 

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Date: 2013
Literature, Modern literature, Aging, Fiction, Identity, Initiation, Late Adulthood, Life Complications, Short Story Collection

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