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Author Olds, Jacqueline.

Title The lonely American : drifting apart in the twenty-first century / Jacqueline Olds and Richard S. Schwartz.

Publication Info. Boston : Beacon Press, [2009]


Location Call No. Status
 Avon Free Public Library - Adult Department  302.5 OLDS    Check Shelf
 Glastonbury, Welles-Turner Memorial Library - Adult Department  302.5 OLDS    Check Shelf
 Manchester, Main Library - Circulation Desk    Check Shelf
 Newington, Lucy Robbins Welles Library - Adult Department  302.545 OLDS    Check Shelf
Description 228 pages ; 24 cm
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references (pages 197-211) and index.
Contents The elephant in the room -- Frantic without a peep: busyness as a virtue and a curse -- Self-reliance: do lonesome cowboys sing the blues? -- Left out: an organism under stress -- Free at last: American living arrangements -- The technology of relationships: a brief review -- Love and marriage in a busy world -- The ripple effects of increasing social isolation -- Social disconnection and the mental health industry -- Staying limber.
Subject Social isolation -- United States.
Loneliness -- United States.
Added Author Schwartz, Richard (Richard S.)
ISBN 9780807000342 hardcover alkaline paper
0807000345 hardcover alkaline paper
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