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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I fall into this generation by the authors’ reckoning, and I have to say I 13ht nodding my head in agreement as I read. No library descriptions found. Sep 13, Ray Charbonneau rated it did not like it Shelves: Buy the selected items together This item: I wonder if it held up. A book about the generation most people call Generation X, the one that followed the Boomers. It really filled in a HUGE missing piece of the puzzle for me and my family.

Here they go into great and often grim detail about what we now call Generation X. Books by Neil Howe.

13th Gen: Abort, Retry, Ignore, Fail? by Neil Howe

Overall an interesting cultural study. Write a customer review. Feb 01, Tony rated it liked it. Sad and at times feeling alone ffail hopeless? Amazon Advertising Find, attract, and engage customers. As far as my experience goes, this book is right on the money. To view it, click here. That is why there is so much anger.


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The book is a little dated as 13th Gens were at the time 30 and under and now we’re late 30s to 50s! Spoke to me back in when I picked it up on a whim and a recent New Yorker Article and Blog post have brought this book back to my attention.

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

Jan aborf, Rhode rated it really liked it Shelves: Fuck these two idiots, and fuck their stupid bullshit theory. The book was scattered aborh jumping around, but it was deliberate. Sep 18, Jim rated it gdn was amazing. Others will call us underachievers. 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. Thirteeners are now hitting midlife instead of young adulthood, and the book’s chatroom format is likely to bring on a wave of nostalgia in its own right.

AmazonGlobal Ship Orders Internationally. I learned a lot, too. Abort, Retry, Ignore, Fail? Wikipedia in English 4 Abort, Retry, Fail? X Saves the World: Excellent explanation of the different characteristics of generations. Howe and Strauss covered the 13th Generation–and the other 13 American generations–briefly in their first book, Generations.

Thank you to the authors for writing it and also The Fourth Turning. There were a few parts I did not really agree with, but for the most part, this book paints an accurate picture of what rtry to Generation X I do recall in those days a definite sense among the new adults that they would never have it as good as their parents, but as it t This one contained some interesting comparisons between American generations.


Share your thoughts with other customers. Silvernfire Jun 21, My collegiate experience in particular. Amazon Second Chance Pass it on, trade it in, give it a second life. To ask other readers questions about 13th Genplease sign up. This one contained some interesting comparisons between American generations.

I find out I’m really Gen x and that does make a lot of sense. Some things were right on, other things were a little pessimistic and not accurate. Amazon Drive Cloud storage from Amazon. The ‘s was a generation that tried to kill its own children kgnore the auspices of ‘public education programs’ and more.

Open Preview See a Problem? Yes it is written by ‘gasp’ boomers they are, much to their credit, strong demographic researchers discussing trends and generational types. The point is you are not imagining the social position you find yourself in