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Slouching Toward Adulthood: Observations from the Not-So-Empty Nest

Koslow, Sally

Editore: Tantor Audio, 2012
ISBN 10: 1452607443 / ISBN 13: 9781452607443
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Titolo: Slouching Toward Adulthood: Observations ...

Casa editrice: Tantor Audio

Data di pubblicazione: 2012

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Riassunto: Millions of American parents sit down to dinner every night, wondering why fully grown children are joining them?or, more likely, grunting good-bye as they head out for another night of who knows what. Sally Koslow, a journalist, novelist, and mother of two "adultescents" digs deep to reveal what lies behind the current generation's unwillingness?or inability?to take flight.

By delving into the latest research and conducting probing interviews with both frustrated parents and their frustrated offspring, Koslow uses humor, insight, and honest self-reflection to give voice to the issues of prolonged dependency. From the adultescent's relationship to work (or no work), money (that convenient parental ATM), or social life, Slouching Toward Adulthood is a provocative, razor-sharp, but heartfelt cri de coeur for all the parents who sent their kids to college only to have them ricochet home with a diploma in one hand and the DVR remote in the other.

L'autore: Sally Koslow, who was born and raised in Fargo, North Dakota, is the former editor in chief of McCall's magazine.

Coleen Marlo is an accomplished actor and multi-award-winning audiobook voice artist and producer. In 2010 she was named Audiobook Narrator of the Year by Publishers Weekly, and she won the Audie Award for Literary Fiction in 2011. She has won numerous Publishers Weekly Listen-Up Awards and is an AudioFile Earphones Award winner.

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