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This year about four million people in the United States will turn 30. If youre one of them, the bad news is that youre older than 42 percent of Americans. Youve already lost 10 percent of your muscle mass. And, on average, youre almost $20,000 in debt. But dont despair. At 30, Harrison Ford was working as a carpenter, and neither Oprah nor Jane Austen had found fame. Edvard Munchs famous painting The Scream? Created at 30. And, most heartening, youre still gettin it on— 2.24 times a week.
These are but a few of the factoids, demographic stats, quotes, biographical sketches, and sage and not-so-sage observations in this illustrated celebration of this landmark birthday and the decade that follows. Featuring everything you ever wanted to know about your 30s— and a few things you probably didnt— Book of Ages 30 offers a chance to reflect on past accomplishments, look ahead to future successes, and completely freak out — all at the same time.
If you're 30, the bad news is that you're older than 42% of America. You've already lost 10% of your muscle mass. And 62% of you think you're overweight. But don't despair. Neither Oprah nor Jane Austen started on the path to fame until turning 30. Edward Munch's famous "The Scream" painting? Created at 30. At age 30, Mr. T had yet to pity one fool. And, most heartening, 99.003% of you will reach your late 30s. These are but a few of the factoids, demographic stats, biographical sketches, quotes, sage and not-so-sage observations in this illustrated celebration of the dreaded landmark birthday. Featuring everything you ever wanted to know about turning 30, and a few things you probably didn't, Book of Ages 30 offers a chance to reflect on past accomplishments, look ahead to future success, and completely freak out, all at the same time. A required gift for your favorite ex-29-year old.
This rollicking hybrid of "If" and "The Secret Language of Birthdays" examines in hilarious detail just who people really are at 30, and how they stack up against everyone else of that age. Two-color text & illustrations.