This book takes place in the not too distant future where people are given a secnd lifetime to live. They are given some kind of medicine that rejuvenates their bodies and are re trained for a different 80 year profession. Actually the choice is either accept this and live another 160 years or die a natural death. I know which I would choose (let me go naturally PLEASE!)--and I know what my Mom would choose (another 160 years please.).
Now remember, you may have lost the love of your life, had a job that you either loved or despised, had a wonderful life or a not so wonderful life. This choice is not as easy as you might think! Can you change all you've known whether you want to or not--because the choice isn't really a choice. The ending of this book came as a total surprise to me! Yes, I enjoyed reading this book and I truly hope that this type of thing never ends up becoming reality!!
About the Book: (from Amazon)
In 2033, every senior citizen is offered a second chance and a second career. At 65, John Sinclair, a life-long teacher, faces two choices—a second career or permanent retirement and early death. The state will pay for his genetic rehabilitation, university education, and an extended life span of 160 years. It’s guaranteed! All Sinclair has to do is to mentor his young apprentice, commit to a new career, and avoid any dealings with a daft and spiteful school janitor, Fernando Smith. Like all incredible offers, Sinclair’s new career comes with a toxic price tag. The question is—is he willing to pay?
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About the Author: (from USA Book Author)
RM DAmato received a B.A. from California State University, Northridge in 1982 and an M.A. from U.S.C. in 1983. He worked as an assistant editor for the Los Angeles Times but spent most of his career as a teacher in California and Florida. He is married with one daughter. Currently, he is an adjunct professor at Florida International University. His second novel, I Have Three Things to Tell You, will be completed in 2014 and will illustrate the state of the public educational system in the near future.A collection of poetry will soon follow: The Random Musings of a Late Baby Boomer.
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