The Adult Years is a compelling look at adulthood as an opportunity for continual revitalization, reorientation, and positive change. In this revised edition, Frederic Hudson updates and refines his vision, reflecting the extraordinary challenges we all face in today's fast-paced, ever-changing society. Whether you are eighteen or eighty-eight, this classic best-selling guide will inspire you to unlock the power of personal renewal.
Praise for the First Edition
"The most compelling book ever written on personal transition and transformation. If you are concerned about your own renewal and the renewal of our planet, you must read this book."--James M. Kouzes, coauthor of The Leadership Challenge, Second Edition
FREDERIC M. HUDSON, Ph.D. is founder of the Hudson Institute, which offers training programs for adult renewal, empowerment, and leadership. For more than 30 years, Hudson has worked with hundreds of corporations and governmental agencies and more than 17,000 individuals, coaching and conducting seminars for adults seeking fulfillment and a clearer direction in life.
"The most compelling book ever written on personal transition and transformation. If you are concerned about your own renewal and the renewal of our planet, you must read this book." --James M. Kouzes, coauthor of The Leadership Challenge, Second Edition
"The Adult Years will help you to think about your life-and to stay vital all your life." --John W. Gardner, consulting professor, Stanford University, former secretary of Health, Education and Welfare
"If you want to sustain personal empowerment throughout your adult years, read this book. Whether you are young or old, up or down, married or divorced, you will be inspired and informed by this book." --Harville HAndrix, author of Getting the Love You Want: A Guide for Couples
"I recommAnd Hudson's book with great enthusiasm to all who are interested in quality of life and peak performance in life's middle years." --Charles A. Garfield, author of Peak Performers: The New Heroes of American Business
"A rare blAnd of personal experience and testimony from people of many ages. This book provides a refreshingly optimistic perspective on age and aging." --Judy Stevens-Long, author of Adult Life, fourth edition
"I have taught adult development for years, and there simply is no book that is more informative about the growth and development of adults than Hudson's Adult Years. It is an amazing distillation of the field, and so exciting to read. It should be a text in adult development courses everywhere." --Judy Stevens-Long, author of Adult Life, This Andorsement was supplied specifically for the second edition