The vanishing American adult : our coming-of-age crisis--and how to rebuild a culture of self-reliance / Ben Sasse.
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|Huntingburg PL - Huntingburg||CD 649.1 SAS (Text)||39970001402337||CD||Available||-|
|Perry Co PL - Tell City Main Library||AUDIO CD 305.24 SAS (Text)||70621000216650||Adult - Audio CD||Available||-|
- ISBN: 9781427283092
- Physical Description: [9 audio discs (approximately 11 hours)?] : digital, CD audio ; 4 3/4 in.
- Edition: Unabridged.
- Publisher: [New York, New York?] : [Macmillan Audio], c.
- Distributor: Old Saybrook, Connecticut : www.micromarketing.org
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"America's youth are in crisis. Raised by well-meaning but overprotective parents and coddled by well-meaning but misbegotten government programs, they are ill-equipped to survive in our highly-competitive global economy. Many of the coming-of-age rituals that have defined the American experience since the Founding: learning the value of working with your hands, leaving home to start a family, becoming economically self-reliant--are being delayed or skipped altogether. The statistics are daunting: 30% of college students drop out after the first year, and only 4 in 10 graduate. One in three 18-to-34 year-olds live with their parents. From these disparate phenomena: Nebraska Senator Ben Sasse who as president of a Midwestern college observed the trials of this generation up close, sees an existential threat to the American way of life."-- Provided by Publisher
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