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The book of Charlie : wisdom from the remarkable American life of a 109-year-old man / David Von Drehle.


A veteran Washington journalist recounts his long friendship with Charlie White, the centenarian next door who, sharing his good and meaningful life, mastered survival strategies that reflect thousands of years of human wisdom as his sense of adventure guided him through a century of upheaval.

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  • ISBN: 9781476773926
  • ISBN: 1476773920
  • Physical Description: 194 pages ; 22 cm
  • Edition: First Simon & Schuster hardcover edition.
  • Publisher: New York : Simon & Schuster, 2023.
Subject: White, Charlie, 1905-2014.
Centenarians > United States > Biography.
Older men > United States > Biography.
Conduct of life.
Genre: Biographies.

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  • 14 of 42 copies available at NC Cardinal. (Show)
  • 1 of 1 copy available at Fontana Regional Library.


  • 28 current holds with 42 total copies.
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