Contents: Preface: a generation's journey back to health -- Introduction -- Taking stock: how foresight can cut our losses -- Evolutionary income: an instinct for happiness -- Personal assets -- Personal growth: creating a rich life story -- Mindful money: more value from better stuff -- The bonds of social capital: the more we spend, the more we have -- Time affluence: how to save it and savor it --...
Publisher / Publication Date: St. Martin's Griffin 2008
Copies Available at Woodmere1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 306.0973 WAN
Summary: An analysis of the American consumer culture cites modern statistics in obesity, depression, and panic disorders, drawing on detailed case studies to explain how today's affluent society is directly related to key social and medical issues.
Publisher / Publication Date: W.W. Norton & Co. 2006
Copies Available at Woodmere1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 301 WHY
Summary: The story of two World War II concentration camp survivors, the life they build together, and the son who faces struggles of his own as a first generation American determined to be his own person and achieve success.
Format: sound recording-nonmusical
Publisher / Publication Date: Recorded Books 2018