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Slouching Toward Adulthood

Observations from the Not-So-Empty Nest

by Sally Koslow Author · Coleen Marlo Narrator

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   Not today
Millions of American parents sit down to dinner every night, wondering why fully grown children are joining them-or, more likely, grunting good-bye as they head out for another night of who knows what. Sally Koslow, a journalist, novelist, and mother of two "adultescents" digs deep to reveal what lies behind the current generation's unwillingness-or inability-to take flight.By delving into the latest research and conducting probing interviews with both frustrated parents and their frustrated offspring, Koslow uses humor, insight, and honest self-reflection to give voice to the issues of prolonged dependency. From the adultescent's relationship to work (or no work), money (that convenient parental ATM), or social life, Slouching Toward Adulthood is a provocative, razor-sharp, but heartfelt cri de coeur for all the parents who sent their kids to college only to have them ricochet home with a diploma in one hand and the DVR remote in the other.

Publication Details

Publisher:
Tantor Media, Inc.
Imprint:
Tantor Audio
Edition:
Unabridged
Publication Date:
2012

Format

  • OverDrive MP3 Audiobook 202.5 MB
  • OverDrive Listen 202.3 MB

Sally Koslow (Author)

Sally Koslow, who was born and raised in Fargo, North Dakota, is the former editor in chief of McCall's magazine.

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