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The Winter of Our Disconnect - Susan Maushart
The Winter of Our Disconnect
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Format: paperback
ISBN: 9781741669640 (1741669642)
Publisher: Random House Australia
Pages no: 296
Edition language: English
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Wyvernfriend Reads
Wyvernfriend Reads rated it
4.0 The Winter of Our Disconnect: How One Family Pulled the Plug and Lived to Tell/Text/Tweet the Tale: How One Family Pulled the Plug on Their Technology and Lived to Tell/Text/Tweet the Tale
An interesting story about a woman who disconnects herself and her family from home laptop/ipod/digital devices and TV for six months, starting cold turkey with no electricity. While it says Winter she's actually dealing with Australian summer, starting in January 2009 she disconnects them all from ...
halfmanhalfbook rated it
5.0 Winter of Our Disconnect
Excellent book about getting the mix of technology and family life right
DesireesShelves rated it
Interesting story of a mother and her three teenagers who pull the plug on technology! I learned a new word: Thaasophobia, the fear of boredom.... another disease I have, lol! It is hard to get bored with all the technology we have today, but turning it all off = thaasophobia!According to Thoreau, "...
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Chew & Digest Books rated it
5.0 The Winter of Our Disconnect
I really enjoyed the sense of humor that Maushart through into this. Seriously, we all spend too much time glued to one screen or another and she found just how much we are giving up to do so. The research that she did was a fabulous bonus. I also have to give her kids a pat on the back for going al...
carey rated it
I loved the idea of this, bit not very well written and rather repetitive.
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