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The Winter Of Our Disconnect: How one family pulled the plug on their technology and lived to tell/text/tweet the tale

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For any parent who has ever texted their child to the dinner table, or yanked the modem from its socket in a show of primal parental rage, this account of one family's self-imposed exile from the Information Age will leave you ROFLing (Roll on the Floor Laughing) with recognition. But it will also challenge you to take stock of your own family connections, to create a media ecology that encourages kids, and parents, to thrive. At the simplest level, The Winter Of Our Disconnect is the story of how one family survived six months of wandering through the desert - digitally speaking - and the lessons learned about themselves and technology along the way. At the same time, their story is a channel to a wider view into the impact of new media on the lives of families, into the very heart of the meaning of home. This 2011 paperback edition is in a good condition overall, although the cover is a little scuffed with a very small tear on the top edge of the front cover and slightly turned corners.

Item details

Author(s):
Susan Maushart
Condition:
Used: good
Dimensions:
22cmx14cmx2.5cm
Edition:
2011
Format:
Paperback
ISBN-10:
1846684641
ISBN-13:
9781846684647
Number of pages:
280
Publisher:
Profile
Title:
The Winter Of Our Disconnect

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For any parent who has ever texted their child to the dinner table, or yanked the modem from its socket in a show of primal parental rage, this account of one family's self-imposed exile from the Information Age will leave you ROFLing (Roll on the Floor Laughing) with recognition. But it will also challenge you to take stock of your own family connections, to create a media ecology that encourages kids, and parents, to thrive. At the simplest level, The Winter Of Our Disconnect is the story of how one family survived six months of wandering through the desert - digitally speaking - and the lessons learned about themselves and technology along the way. At the same time, their story is a channel to a wider view into the impact of new media on the lives of families, into the very heart of the meaning of home. This 2011 paperback edition is in a good condition overall, although the cover is a little scuffed with a very small tear on the top edge of the front cover and slightly turned corners.

Author(s):
Susan Maushart
Condition:
Used: good
Dimensions:
22cmx14cmx2.5cm
Edition:
2011
Format:
Paperback
ISBN-10:
1846684641
ISBN-13:
9781846684647
Number of pages:
280
Publisher:
Profile
Title:
The Winter Of Our Disconnect

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