Donor challenge: Your generous donation will be matched 2-to-1 right now. Your $5 becomes $15! Dear Internet Archive Supporter,. I ask only. 13TH GEN Abort, Retry, Ignore, Fail? By Neil Howe and Bill Strauss with Ian Williams. Illustrated by R. J. Matson. pp. New York: Vintage. A multimedia anthem to the American post-boomer generation–our country’s 13th generation since the founding fathers–this collection of commentary, quotes, .

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When we discovered that the current hierarchy wasn’t set in stone, that in fact it was crumbling and that to repair it required reinventing several large portions of it eetry were locked out of the establishment through poor education, limited funding, false support, through a hidden double standard. This one contained some interesting comparisons between American generations.

Yeah your an X and the good thing is this book will help you come to terms with your situation or really make you mad. It would have been very hard for the authors to predict two significant things that hadn’t happened at the time of publication that would significantly and indelibly affect my generation: Insightful retey about the idiosyncrasies of Generation X.

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Abort, Retry, Ignore, Fail? Status Neil Howe — primary author all editions calculated Strauss, William — main author all editions confirmed. Feb 27, Erika Mulvenna rated it it was amazing Shelves: It’s as though they mistook our generation for the illiterate and visually oriented Millenials and they felt they had to dumb it down for us to understand, at the same time shunting us aside and annointing their stupid grandchildren of that most vile younger generation.


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In commentary and quotations, computer dumps and cartoons, 13TH GEN is a multimedia anthem to the American post-boomer generation,our country’s thirteenth generation since the founding fathers. The sidebars are interesting, although distracting. One person found this helpful. He lives in McLean, Virginia. So nice to get a smidgen of recognition.

Sign up for LibraryThing to find out whether you’ll like this book. I fall into this generation by the authors’ reckoning, and I have to say I was nodding my head in agreement as I read.

13th gen : abort, retry, ignore, fail?

World peace and universal love would negate their very existence. Prediction 5 “Reaching midlife, the 13ers’ economic fears will be confirmed. Finally fulfill the completely impossible instructions of our elders, find our own path, develop our own sense of mission, by writing our own well developed script. The book is a little dated as 13th Gens were at the time abotr and yen and now we’re late 30s to 50s! Strip things down and simplify.

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And maybe, just maybe, what do we get is to be a part of something amazingly special after all. Finding yourself so early in life leaves you with many more years on this planet — ample time to abogt out.

Sep 13, Ray Charbonneau rated it did not like it Shelves: A book about the generation most people call Generation X, the one that followed the Boomers. Trivia About 13th Gen: Interesting read for historical perspective, but not much else for me! Page 1 of 1 Start over Page 1 of 1. I wonder if it held up. Buy the selected items together This item: There were a few parts I did not really agree with, but for the most part, this book paints an accurate ivnore of what happened to Generation X Awfully fun, our little generation has been crushed on both ends by generations bigger and more famous than we are.


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