THE ART OF GROWING by Robert E. Nixon
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Into a world daily burdened with more ponderous and erudite books on child psychology, juvenile delinquency and the problems of societal breakdown, Dr. Nixon's slim, wise book comes as a welcome relief. In a few short chapters, he puts into a whole new perspective the concept of utilization of the years 17-22 for more than simple education and pleasant leisure. He believes that by the time a youth has reached the full bloom of the cognitive stage of biological development, he will be ready to take his place as an adult. Parents and teenagers who explore this book together will find it one of the neatest, most comprehensible volumes available on the often-painful, but never before so urgent subject of growing up.

Pub Date: Oct. 16th, 1962
Publisher: Random House