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The Gran Tour : travels with my elders / Ben Aitken.

Aitken, Ben. (Author).

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  • 1 of 1 copy available at Town of Hanover Libraries.

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Etna Library 910.4 AIT 31257000288356 New items Available -

Record details

  • ISBN: 9781785787041 (pbk.)
  • Physical Description: 309 pages ; 20 cm
  • Publisher: London : Icon Books Ltd ; [2021]

Content descriptions

Formatted Contents Note:
Intro -- Title Page -- Dedication -- About the author -- Part 1: Scarborough, Yorkshire, England -- 1 We're hard to spot, aren't we? -- 2 There's an art to eating happily alone -- 3 Why aren't you in bed? -- 4 I'm the right side of 80, she says -- 81 -- Part 2: St Ives, Cornwall, England -- 5 Any student discount? -- 6 Well, pardon me, Mrs Robinson -- 7 Older people should be exploited -- 8 Although owls appear zen and wise, they're actually thick as sh*t -- Part 3: Llandudno, Wales -- 9 Just eat your bread roll and don't touch me -- 10 Ask your mother while you can
11 Alexa, find Facebook, says Nan -- 12 It sounds to me like you could do with some grief -- Part 4: Killarney, Ireland -- 13 I'm not used to the likes of you. On ye get -- 14 It's Judy bloody Garland -- 15 You can't take a picture of them. They're not us -- 16 These days, even babies don't know they're born -- Part 5: Lake Como, Italy -- 17 Life's not about living to 96. It's about living to 84 -- 18 They're talking of switching rooms because their neighbours were at it half the night -- 19 Now there's no whistling because he never comes home -- 20 They took him to hospital in a gondola
Summary, etc.:
One millennial, six coach trips, one big generation gap.
Subject: Aitken, Ben > Travel.
Aging > Social aspects.
Intergenerational relations > Social aspects.
Voyages and travels.
Tour buses > Great Britain.

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