Lawrence Rodness

Location: Toronto


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Greedy for Life: A Memoir on Aging with Gratitude by Lori Stevic-Rust
4.0 out of 5 stars A Fine Read, 22 April 2013
After reading the first few pages of "Greedy For Life" I felt I was in the hands of a professional author who had a clear command of the language and a keen sense of storytelling. As the memoir unfolded the book felt like a nice Sunday read, a gentle telling of the author's life of 50 years to date contrasted against the perspective of her grandmother of 100 years of age. The fact that the author was a therapist led me to expect that she would impart some of her professional wisdom somewhere along the way as part of the commentary. I was not disappointed and I am happy to say that the messages sprinkled throughout the story were not heavy-handed or preachy. The more I read the more I warmed… Read more