Great Lives, Great Deeds
Jack Adler is an author, playwright and screenwriter in North Hollywood,
In addition to Splendid Seniors: Great Lives, Great Deeds, he is the author of
five nonfiction books: Consumer's Guide to Travel; There's A Bullet Hole in Your
Window; Southern India; Exploring Historic California; and
Travel Safety (co-authored); as well as the novels Blackmail
High and Parthian Retreat. The Library of Congress selected
Travel Safety for translation into Braille.
Adler has received a grant from the Yaddo Foundation as a playwright; seven
of his one-act plays have been produced Off-Off Broadway, with one of the plays published. A
co-authored screenplay was optioned for a feature film.
He has had articles published in Shape, Let's Live,
Home & Away, Off Duty, Gentlemen, Friendly
Exchange, Venture, Discovery, Transitions
Abroad, the San Francisco Examiner, Chicago Tribune,
and Dallas Times Herald.
Adler is a columnist for Travel World International, an
electronic magazine, and an instructor in nonfiction writing for the UCLA Extension and Writer's
Digest School. He has been the board leader for Internet travel forums for Prodigy
and Excite, and runs the travel forum on the Antares bulletin
He was a weekly columnist for the Los Angeles Times Travel
section for almost 15 years, and has also written columns for Westways
Adler is a member of the Society of American Travel Writers and the
North American Travel Journalists Association. He is married and the father of two
Midwest Book Review's September 2007 Small Press Bookwatch calls Splendid
Seniors "a source of inspiration for seniors everywhere."
"Splendid Seniors: Great Lives, Great Deeds is an anthology featuring brief
biographical profiles of fifty-two people who made great and lasting achievements after age sixty-five. From
Mother Teresa to Alexander Graham Bell, Albert Einstein, Charles de Gaulle,
Pablo Picasso, Grandma Moses and many more, Splendid Seniors offers true tales of
inspirational deeds as well as memorable quotes from each individual profiled. A source of inspiration for
seniors everywhere, and proof that greatness, creativity, passion, and intelligence can bloom their brightest
with age and experience."
Click here to
go to Jack Adler's page in the Pearlsong Press newsroom
Click here to go to the
Splendid Seniors: Great Lives, Great Deeds webpage.
Click here for the
Splendid Seniors book flyer PDF
Click here for a PDF
of facts about seniors' accomplishments (Splendid Accomplishments)
you can reprint or share with attribution
Click here for a PDF of the back
cover of Splendid Seniors
Splendid Seniors Among Us program webpage