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If you slog through the first part of the book where the self-absorbed author whines about whether he should retire after all his planning, having to give up his office, and loss... Read morePublished on August 31, 2013 by Discriminating Reader
How I wish I had begun reading this sooner! I found myself relieved that someone else had experienced things that I was experiencing.Published on February 26, 2013 by PPP
Anything written by Carl Klaus is worth a purchase; each sentence is carefully constructed and some of his compound/complex sentences are masterful. Read morePublished on June 22, 2011 by billdalton
This book is a soft approach to facing the emotional side of ending one's working life and becoming retired. I found it useful even many years ahead of retirement. Read morePublished on September 18, 2010 by Louise Carlson
The author begins recording the events of his upcoming retirement on a regular, almost daily basis. I wanted to read this book because of my interest in the effect of retirement... Read morePublished on August 6, 2010 by Linda F. Kurtz
If we are healthy and fortunate, most of us end up in retirement. Klaus's book suggests a more proactive attitude ("taking retirement") which he displays in his daily narrative as... Read morePublished on February 26, 2010 by Marshall Frederick
Both my wife and I enjoyed Taking Retirement. Although I won't retire for another 25 months I can relate to many of Klaus's fears and concerns and was happy to witness his coming... Read morePublished on December 7, 2007 by Mark L
It is difficult to credit that Mr. Klaus spent his entire career teaching non-fiction writing, given that this book is so poorly written. Read morePublished on March 16, 2006 by ragwing
I've been to two week-long workshops at the University of Iowa and found them extremely useful and well organized. Read morePublished on March 9, 2004 by Joan Creager