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How to age disgracefully / Clare Pooley.

Pooley, Clare, (author.).


The quirky members of the Senior Citizen's Social Club join forces with the tiny members of the daycare next door to thwart the city council's planned sale of the building housing both centers.
"When Lydia takes a job running the Senior Citizens' Social Club three afternoons a week, she assumes she'll be spending her time drinking tea and playing gentle games of cards. The members of the Social Club, however, are not at all what Lydia was expecting. From Art, a failed actor turned kleptomaniac to Daphne, who has been hiding from her dark past for decades to Ruby, a Banksy-style knitter who gets revenge in yarn, these seniors look deceptively benign--but when age makes you invisible, secrets are so much easier to hide. When the city council threatens to sell the doomed community center building, the members of the Social Club join forces with their tiny friends in the daycare next door--as well as the teenaged father of one of the toddlers and a geriatric dog--to save the building. Together, this group's unorthodox methods may actually work, as long as the police don't catch up with them first"--

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  • ISBN: 9780593831496
  • ISBN: 0593831497
  • Physical Description: 337 pages ; 24 cm
  • Edition: First United States edition.
  • Publisher: [New York] : Pamela Dorman Books/Viking, [2024]
Subject: Clubs > Fiction.
Older women > Fiction.
Older men > Fiction.
Senior centers > Fiction.
Secrecy > Fiction.
Day care centers > Fiction.
City councils > Fiction.
Buildings > Fiction.
Teenage fathers > Fiction.
Dogs > Fiction.
London (England) > Fiction.
Subversive activities > Fiction.
Genre: Humorous fiction.

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  • 5 of 17 copies available at Missouri Evergreen. (Show)
  • 1 of 1 copy available at North Kansas City.


  • 2 current holds with 17 total copies.
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North Kansas City Public Library FICTION POOLEY 2024 (Text) 0001012553327 Fiction New Available -

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