Leisureville: Adventures in a World Without Children

Leisureville: Adventures in a World Without Children


When his next-door associates in a old fashioned New England city all at once choose up and flow to a gated retired neighborhood in Florida known as The Villages, Andrew Blechman is astonished through their tales, so he is going to enquire. higher than long island, with a golfing path for each day of the month, downtowns, its personal newspaper, radio, and television station, The Villages is a urban of approximately 100000 (and growing to be) lacking just one factor: children.
In the seriously acclaimed Leisureville, Blechman delves into lifestyles within the senior utopia, delivering a hilarious firsthand document on every little thing from ersatz nostalgia to the citizens’ unusually lively intercourse lifestyles. yet this is often greater than only a romp via a retirement paradise; Blechman lines the historical past of the age-segregated retirement phenomenon, and travels to Arizona to teach what has occurred to the pioneering advancements after a long time of segregation. a desirable combination of great heritage, social statement, and hilarious, enticing reportage, Leisureville is a crucial ebook on an immense, underreported trend.

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