The Tenth Home

TitleThe Tenth Home
Year for Search1966
AuthorsBennett, F[rancis] O[swald](1898-1976)
Tertiary AuthorsBennett, F. O.
Date Published1966
PublisherBlackwood & Janet Paul
Place PublishedAuckland, New Zealand
KeywordsNew Zealand author
Annotation

Fictional home for the elderly which is both an analysis of such homes and a description of an ideal one. Presented as combining fiction and the stories of actual people in such homes. The ideal home is one that is not simply warehousing its people but responding to their individual needs and interests, and in an opening eutopian vignette involving children, animals, and the neighborhood with the home.

Holding Institutions

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Author Note

New Zealand author (1898-1976).

Full Text

1966 Bennett, F[rancis] O[swald] (1898-1976). The Tenth Home. Auckland, New Zealand: Blackwood & Janet Paul. ATL

Fictional home for the elderly which is both an analysis of such homes and a description of an ideal one. Presented as combining fiction and the stories of actual people in such homes. The ideal home is one that is not simply warehousing its people but responding to their individual needs and interests, and in an opening eutopian vignette involving children, animals, and the neighborhood with the home. New Zealand author.