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America the anxious : how our pursuit of happiness is creating a nation of nervous wrecks / Ruth Whippman.

Whippman, Ruth, author. (Author).
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  • 3 of 7 copies available at Evergreen Indiana.

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Location Call Number / Copy Notes Barcode Shelving Location Status Due Date
Butler Public Library - Butler 306.0973 WHI (Text) 73174005028729 Adult: Nonfiction Checked out 10/25/2016
Greenwood Public Library - Greenwood 306.0973 WHI (Text) 36626103776951 New Adult Nonfiction Checked out 11/01/2016
Mooresville Public Library - Mooresville 306.097 WHI (Text) 37323005286094 NEW-BKS Checked out 11/10/2016
North Webster Community Public Library - North Webster 306.097 WHI (Text) 72436000117687 Adult nonfiction Available -
Plainfield-Guilford Township Public Library 306.0973 Whippman (Text) 31208912489111 new non-fiction Checked out 11/05/2016
Schricker Main Library 306.0973 WHI (Text) 30032010684410 NEW ADULT Available -
Switzerland County Public Library - Vevay PSYCHOLOGY ANXIETY (Text) 33710721748056 Adult Non-Fiction: Psychology Available -

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  • ISBN: 9781250071521 (hardcover)
  • Physical Description: 247 pages ; 22 cm
  • Edition: First U.S. Edition.
  • Publisher: New York : St. Martin's Press, 2016.

Content descriptions

Bibliography, etc. Note: Includes bibliographical references (pages 225-236) and index.
Formatted Contents Note: Coming to America: obsessed with happiness, but nobody's happy -- Personal journey? it's not all about you -- Happiness for sale: self-help America -- Workaholics -- "I don't care as long as he's happy": dispatches from the parenting happiness rat race -- God's plan of happiness -- I'm not a happy person, I just play one on facebook -- Positive psychology (or if you're not happy, it's your own fault, you lazy schmuck) -- Star-spangled happy.
Summary, etc.: In America the Anxious, Whippman embarks on an uproarious pilgrimage to explore the American happiness machine, tackling both the ridiculous and the sublime. Her search to discover what, if anything, actually does make us happy unveils a startlingly straightforward, rigorously-researched universal answer that requires no hot yoga and comes absolutely free of charge.
Subject: National characteristics, American.
Happiness > United States.
United States > Civilization > 21st century.
United States > Social conditions > 21st century.

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