Mission Adulthood: How the 20-Somethings of Today Are Transforming Work, Love, and Life [NOOK Book]

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Gen Y has been picked apart by analysts, statistics, and trend reports, which often portray 20-somethings in negative, one-dimensional terms like "entitled" and "whiners". In this thought-provoking new book that aims to dispel these stereotypes, journalist Hannah Seligson chronicles the lives of seven individuals who embody this generation, exploring their challenges and ambitions in vivid detail and sketching a picture, through their eyes, of what life is actually like for young adults. Through these first-hand ...
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Mission Adulthood: How the 20-Somethings of Today Are Transforming Work, Love, and Life

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Overview

Gen Y has been picked apart by analysts, statistics, and trend reports, which often portray 20-somethings in negative, one-dimensional terms like "entitled" and "whiners". In this thought-provoking new book that aims to dispel these stereotypes, journalist Hannah Seligson chronicles the lives of seven individuals who embody this generation, exploring their challenges and ambitions in vivid detail and sketching a picture, through their eyes, of what life is actually like for young adults. Through these first-hand stories, readers will discover the transformational effect this enterprising, open-minded, innovative, and diverse generation is having on society. 

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Editorial Reviews

New York Times Bestselling Author of The Happiness Project and Happier at Home - Gretchen Rubin
“Zeitgeist reporter Hannah Seligson details this new path to adulthood in a book that promises to be illuminating, surprising, and provocative—both for Gen Y readers themselves and for people who want to understand this charming yet sometimes infuriating, generation. I need this book. What is “nexting” and “jacked”?
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Product Details

  • BN ID: 2940015783711
  • Publisher: Diversion Books
  • Publication date: 11/24/2012
  • Sold by: Barnes & Noble
  • Format: eBook
  • Sales rank: 1,268,513
  • File size: 952 KB

Meet the Author

Hannah Seligson is a journalist who contributes regularly to The New York Times, where she writes about Gen Y, the workplace, and innovation. She also publishes in The Wall Street Journal, Forbes Asia, and other periodicals, and is the author of New Girl on the Job: A Career Guide for Young Women (2007) and A Little Bit Married (2010), which spotlights the long-term unmarried relationship. A graduate of Brown University, Hannah has been featured in news outlets such as The Today Show, Fox News, USA Today, and Glamour. Learn more at www.hannahseligson.com.
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