George S. K. Rider’s The Rogue’s Road to Retirement takes a unique approach to growing old—don’t do it! After retiring, Rider embarks on a bumpy journey to find himself and a new lease on life. For the first time, he gets in touch with his creative side—an unusual direction indeed, since he spent seventy years of his life as a college athlete turned Navy officer turned Wall Street trader and weekend jock.
Told through a series of uproariously humorous and sometimes
poignant adventures, The Rogue’s Road to Retirement is about getting back in
touch with your inner rascal and getting off your duff (George ends up in an
MTV video, a Pepsi ad doing the polka, and Sports Illustrated)!
Rider’s adventures and stories reflect on finding a new passion in retirement by:
The Rogue’s Road to Retirement is about the rebels, raconteurs, and roués who refuse to grow old gracefully, who want to grow old the way they grew up—raising hell, having fun, and giving their kids and grandkids a run for their money.
George S. K. Rider attended Phillips Academy Andover and Yale University before enlisting in the U.S. navy. He spent many years on Wall Street as a trader. At age seventy-four, he began writing and has published articles in The Tin Can Sailor, the Great South Bay Magazine, andThe Southampton Review. He lives in Essex, Connecticut.
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