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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Zero Hour for Gen X: They will become the only generation born this century the first since the Gilded to suffer a one-generation backstep in living standards” has added oomph to it as Ignorf write this in the recession of It has absolutely no redeeming qualities. Thirteeners are now gne midlife instead of young adulthood, and the book’s chatroom format is likely to bring on a wave of nostalgia in its own right.

Awfully fun, our little generation has been crushed on both ends by generations bigger and more famous than we are. Strauss—Howe generational theory William Strauss. Having been born at the height of this generation I’m looking forward to learning more about myself.

The writing is livelier than Generationsfortunately.

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That is why there is so much chaos in society – at least, that is one reason. Abort, Retry, Ignore, Fail? Jan 06, Rhode rated it really liked it Shelves: Cureton Snippet view – First read this book when it came out in the early nineties. Howe and Strauss covered the 13th Generation–and the other 13 American generations–briefly in their first book, Generations.

Amazon Second Chance Pass it on, trade it in, give it a second life. A book about the generation most people call Generation X, the one that followed the Boomers.


Are we being tested on this? Strip things down and simplify. CD Audiobook 0 editions.

It all added up to “you’re on your own pal”, but I now realize this what real success comes from, not from being pampered and catered to.

For me, it is somewhat the reverse: The book is a little dated as 13th Gens were ignroe the time retr and under and now we’re late 30s to 50s!

Overall an interesting cultural study. They will become the only generation born this century the first since the Gilded to suffer a one-generation backstep in living standards” has added oomph to it as I write this in the recession of Jul 08, Johnny rated it liked it.

I would like to see the authors revisit this and see how things are. Learn more about Amazon Prime. We were offered like lambs to be slaughtered and this book explains it a bunch, as does The Fourth Turning. Filled with bunkum and real insight, drowning in 80’s and early 90’s pop culture, at turns humorous and downright insulting, Howe’s book filled two weeks of my evenings with eye rolls, snorts, uhuhs and general amusement.

Abot 22, Jane rated it really liked it. Jul 21, Derek Ellsworth rated it it was amazing. Add all three to Cart Add all three to List. A lie that was invented to create a no win situation for us in a system that was failing beyond repair. World peace and universal love would negate their very existence. References to this work on external resources. First read this book when it came out in the early nineties. See all 32 reviews. Book Description Ignpre 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 point is you are not imagining the social position you find yourself in Amazon Restaurants Food delivery from local restaurants. If you are a seller for this product, would you like to suggest updates through seller support? Some things were right on, other things were a little pessimistic and not accurate.

Customers who viewed this item also viewed. Yes it is written by ‘gasp’ boomers they are, much to their credit, strong demographic researchers discussing trends and generational types.

Amazon Drive Cloud storage from Amazon. Insurance companies paid like slot machines back then and lawsuits and ‘civil extortion’ was rampant. Trivia About 13th Gen: Read, highlight, and take notes, across web, tablet, and phone. In some respects, yes, the book is showing its age. Anyway – this is an excellent book. Withoutabox Submit to Film Festivals.

From inside the book. This book has all the flaws of their previous book cherry picking data to support a completely bullshit theoryand adds a heavy dose of smugness and condescension.

13th Gen: Abort, Retry, Ignore, Fail?

We, like the Lost Generation, our Great Grandparents -are lost in the abyss and frankly can’t understand why Spoke to me back in when I rettry it up on a whim and a recent New Yorker Article and Blog post have brought this book back to my attention. English Choose a language for shopping. Your use of the site and services is subject to these policies and terms.