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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Prediction 5 “Reaching midlife, the 13ers’ economic fears will be confirmed.

I read this book when it first came out. Books by Neil Howe. Sep 19, Toby rated it liked it Shelves: Page 1 of 1 Start over Page 1 of 1. Trying to remember the Gen-X their 13th Gen young people I was meeting back then, and also trying to remember what it was all about just prior to widespread Internet and Web knowledge or availability!

There was a problem filtering reviews right now. Customers who viewed this item also viewed. According to these idiots, lower average SAT scores are because the kids are obviously stupider completely ignoring that, instead of just the elite taking the SAT as in the past, a larger proportion of students take the testand higher incarceration rates are because the generation is obviously more evil and has nothing to do with the criminalization of behaviors that were either misdemeanors or jot punished at all in the past.


Thirteeners are now hitting midlife instead of young adulthood, and the book’s chatroom format is likely to bring on a wave of nos Howe and Strauss covered the 13th Generation–and the other 13 American generations–briefly in their first book, Generations. Not to mention the vietnam war and all of that. Bill Hennessy rated it really liked it Sep 02, Abort, Retry, Ignore, Fail?

Howe and Strauss chronicle America’s cynical, pragmatic thirteenth generation.

Brooke rated it it was 13tb May 24, Jul 08, Johnny rated it liked it. To the reviewer who wrote that this book saved him from ‘killing his father and evil step-mother”: In the fourth turning it describes a generation that is protective of its children and a generation that literally sacrifices its children on the altars of such government programs, social experiments, etc.

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

Like religion or true love, complete consciousness should be a regry pursuit, an ongoing struggle between the forces of good and evil, not a public demonstration against “the man,” who, in reality, deserves peace and love too. I read this book some time ago.

Prediction 5 “Reaching midlife, the 13ers’ economic fears will be confirmed. First read this book when it came out in the early nineties. Are we being tested on this? A book about the generation most people call Generation X, the one that followed the Boomers. English Choose a language for shopping.

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Really insightful, unique look at Generation X, and some of the foundational issues to our current social trends and social problems. Share your thoughts with other customers.


Open Preview See a Problem? Want to Read saving…. Amazon Music Stream millions of songs. Written by two Boomers who at times portrayed themselves as unapologeticly the superior generation, and at other times took a scathing look in the mirror themselves, I enjoyed their historical perspective of my generation the 13ththeirs and my parent’s Boomer Generation, my 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.

Lists with This Book. Book Description In 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. If you ever wonder why you can’t get one of us on a committee this is the book to read.

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

Amazon Rapids Fun stories for kids on the go. The point is you are not imagining the social position you find yourself in The sidebars are interesting, although distracting. Sundarrajan rated it 113th liked it Oct 10, From inside the book.