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- DescriptionIt's July, 1963. A group of American teens-army brats-are living with their parents on a tiny military outpost in Verona, Italy. They spend the next six months hanging out in Venice, searching for answers. Tumultuous events are occurring back home-the civil rights march on Washington; the church bombing in Birmingham, Alabama; and the assassination of the President-and they want to kw what it will all mean for them and for their generation. Then, it's July, 2007. The teens, w middle-aged Baby Boomers, are leading the life of 1-percenters on the Gold Coast of Connecticut. They spend the next six months debating how and why they came to be who they are. Tumultuous events are occurring on Wall Street; an epidemic of insider trading, the collapse of venerable banks, and the financial ruin of millions of Americans. Legions of social scientists have decried the faults of Baby Boomers, and A Prescription for the Soul doesn't flinch from depicting them. Its portrait, however, is more balanced, more compassionate and ultimately more hopeful. It envisions a generation that is t yet done, that has yet to finish its turn, that still has the capacity to forge a great legacy.
- Author BiographyPeter Weddle is the CEO of WEDDLE's, a specialty publisher in the fields of employment and leadership. He writes a biweekly column on employment for The Wall Street Journal and has previously written columns about job search and career management for CNN and Dow Jones's National Business Employment Weekly. He is the author of Career Fitness, CliffsNotes: Finding a Job on the Web, and Internet Resumes. He lives in Stamford, Connecticut.
- Author(s)Peter Weddle
- Date of Publication01/04/2016
- SubjectHistorical & Mythological Fiction
- Place of PublicationStamford
- Country of PublicationUnited States
- Weight316 g
- Width107 mm
- Height190 mm
- Spine23 mm
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