Summary, Analysis, and Review of Ben Sasse's The Vanishing American Adult PLEASE NOTE: This is a key takeaways and analysis of the book and NOT the original book. Start Publishing Notes' Summary, Analysis, and Review of Ben Sasse's The Vanishing American Adult: Our Coming-of-Age Crisis?and How to Rebuild a Culture of Self-Reliance includes a summary of the book, review, analysis & key takeaways, and detailed About the Author section. PREVIEW: Ben Sasse, the junior United States Senator from Nebraska, is widely considered a rising star in the Republican Party. Sasse, who studied at Harvard and Oxford and later received a Ph.D. in History from Yale, also numbers among that party's most prominent intellectuals. However, he claims at the outset that The Vanishing American Adult is a nonpartisan book: he is diagnosing and attempting to solve a problem that affects both Democrats and Republicans alike, since a lack of self-reliance among young people threatens the future of the whole country.
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