The Older the Fiddle, the Better the Tune: The Joys of Reaching a Certain Age

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A humorous and touching look at the joys of getting older, introduced by one of the Today show's beloved weathermen, now available in paperback.

Millions of people watch the exuberant Willard Scott each week on the Today show, where he acts as weatherman and wishes a "Happy Birthday!" to centenarians all across the country. In his book The Older the Fiddle, the Better the Tune, Willard asks a wide range of people of various ages, "What are some of the greatest things about ...

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Overview

A humorous and touching look at the joys of getting older, introduced by one of the Today show's beloved weathermen, now available in paperback.

Millions of people watch the exuberant Willard Scott each week on the Today show, where he acts as weatherman and wishes a "Happy Birthday!" to centenarians all across the country. In his book The Older the Fiddle, the Better the Tune, Willard asks a wide range of people of various ages, "What are some of the greatest things about getting older" From the delight of having grandchildren to the joys of senior citizen discounts to sage advice on life's challenges, the answers are always surprising, often moving, and sometimes very funny.

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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9780786890392
  • Publisher: Hyperion
  • Publication date: 4/7/2004
  • Edition description: Reprint
  • Pages: 224
  • Sales rank: 911,385
  • Product dimensions: 5.18 (w) x 8.00 (h) x 0.00 (d)

Meet the Author

Willard Scott, the Today show's weatherman since 1980, is also the host of Willard Scott's Home and Garden Almanac on Home & Garden Television. He has distinguished himself with his public service efforts and was recognized by President Ronald Reagan with the Private Sector Award for Public Service in 1985. Born March 7, 1934, in Alexandria, Virginia, he was married to the late Mary Dwyer Scott for 43 years. They are the parents of two daughters, Mary and Sally, and the proud grandparents of John and Sally Marie. Willard lives in the Washington, D.C., area.

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  • Anonymous

    Posted June 8, 2003

    WILLARD DOES IT AGAIN

    AS a 56 YEAR OLD FORMER RADIO ANNOUNCER, WILLARDS NEW BOOK IS GREAT...LOVE EVERY QUOTE AND IT NEEDS TO BE IN EVERY HOME....

    1 out of 1 people found this review helpful.

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