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Thoughts Eighty and Still Learning

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ISBN-10: 1491708875

ISBN-13: 9781491708873

Edition: 2013

Authors: Ira Presslaff

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Ira Presslaff's Thoughts: Eighty and Still Learning presents a memoir by a strong-minded eighty-year-old man living with his dog, Rocky, in a small apartment on the east side of Indianapolis. He wonders how it got this way and how he got there.Writing in a conversational style, Presslaff speaks to those who have had a good marriage gone bad and to those who were the bad kids in the back of the classroom but learned to overcome their problems. He talks about his love for and marriage to his former wife, Mimsie Price Presslaff; they had twenty-three very good years before it all went south. Presslaff also unflinchingly describes his efforts to discover why his children choose to have no…    
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Book details

List price: $48.95
Copyright year: 2013
Publisher: iUniverse, Incorporated
Binding: Hardcover
Pages: 724
Size: 6.00" wide x 9.00" long x 1.75" tall
Weight: 2.684
Language: English

Ira Presslaffearned his bachelor science degree in Animal Husbandry from the University of Vermont, and latter a degree in Fashion Textile Management from the Institute of Technology (F.I.T.). He had careers in a variety of industries including fashion and insurance. Ira also worked as the head of sales for a number of companies. Since his (almost) retirement wanting to work with young people he was employed as a counselor in a foster home for hard to place teenagers, and as a prison guard at a maximum juvenile prison, as well has been a substitute teacher at various Indiana middle schools and high schools. He now lives in Indianapolis with his constant companion Rocky his four-legged…