Leisureville

Adventures in a World Without Children
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Audio (7.53 hours)
Product Number: Z100137609
Released: May 08, 2018
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ISBN: #9781541494718
Narrator/s: Johnny Heller
Publisher: Tantor Media, Inc
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When his next-door neighbors in a quaint New England town suddenly pick up and move to a gated retired community in Florida called The Villages, Andrew Blechman is astonished by their stories, so he goes to investigate. Larger than Manhattan, with a golf course for every day of the month, two downtowns, its own newspaper, radio, and TV station, The Villages is a city of nearly one hundred thousand (and growing) missing only one thing: children. In the critically acclaimed Leisureville, Blechman delves into life in the senior utopia, offering a hilarious firsthand report on everything from ersatz nostalgia to the residents' surprisingly active sex life. But this is more than just a romp through a retirement paradise; Blechman traces the history of the age-segregated retirement phenomenon, and travels to Arizona to show what has happened to the pioneering developments after decades of segregation. A fascinating blend of serious history, social commentary, and hilarious, engaging reportage, Leisureville is an important book on a major, underreported trend.

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Author(s): Andrew D. Blechman
Original Publish Date: May 08, 2018

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Product Number:Z100137609
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Author(s): Andrew D. Blechman
Narrator(s): Johnny Heller
Product Number DD38195
Released: May 08, 2018
Business Term: Purchase
Publisher: Tantor Media, Inc
ISBN: #9781541414716
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Author(s): Andrew D. Blechman
Product Number EB00645662
Released: Mar 11, 2016
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ISBN: #9781555848446

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