Becoming A Nonagenarian
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9781098312497
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Geraldine M. Winkler., & Geraldine M. Winkler|AUTHOR. (2020). Becoming A Nonagenarian. BookBaby.

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Geraldine M. Winkler and Geraldine M. Winkler|AUTHOR. 2020. Becoming A Nonagenarian. BookBaby.

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But this book mainly chronicles the author's childhood, how she met the man of her dreams, losing him for a time, but passionately coming together again. This began a lifetime of living, loving, and laughing, on their way to becoming nonagenarians. Now all of her lofty childhood dreams have been fulfilled and she is ready to share her wonderful life with other readers.
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