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The baby boom : how it got that way and it wasn't my fault and I'll never do it again

Author: P J O'Rourke
Publisher: New York : Atlantic Monthly Press, [2014] ©2014
Edition/Format:   Print book : English : First editionView all editions and formats
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With his typical wit and keen analysis, O'Rourke looks at the way the post-war generation somehow came of age by never quite growing up and somehow created a better society by turning society upside down.
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Genre/Form: History
Humorous fiction
Nonfiction
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: P J O'Rourke
ISBN: 9780802121974 0802121977
OCLC Number: 852223518
Description: xviii, 263 pages ; 24 cm
Contents: A regular old Baby Boomer speaks --
A good and happy place --
Life as we imagined it --
In the doldrums of fun --
Mere anarchy is loosed --
Ends and means --
All that glisters --
Agents of influence --
The prelude --
The man is father to the child --
The great disconnect --
Era of good feelings --
The Baby Boom's Garden of Eden --
thanks for the snake --
There shall no sign be given unto this generation --
Dawn's early light --
Real life --
Ripeness is all --
Big damn messy bundle of joy.
Responsibility: P.J. O'Rourke.

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With his typical wit and keen analysis, O'Rourke looks at the way the post-war generation somehow came of age by never quite growing up and somehow created a better society by turning society upside down.

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