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The Overworked American: The Unexpected Decline of Leisure

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A publishing phenomenon--the subject of enormous media attention, lavish acclaim from reviewers, and extraordinary sales--this national bestseller ... Show synopsis

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Felice T

Overworked American

by Felice T on Dec 9, 2010

this was a great book which described the conditions of the American worker and the value of time in our lives. It was written 20 years ago but the point is still the same today. We must take time and give it the value it deserves in our lives and not equate time with money. More

teacherdude

unusual and insightful perspective

by teacherdude on Jan 29, 2009

This book provides an unusual perspective on the unexpected loss of leisure time in America. The focus is on how materialism of individuals and corporations has trumped leisure. She has insightful perspectives and facts about how life has changed with the advent of industrialzation, urbanization, two ... More

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