Far and away one of the best discussions of the pervasiveness and consequences of consumerism in our culture. First rate.Published 23 days ago by Alan G. Nasser Sr.
As parents who were raised in the 80's "boom" of commercial culture, it was essential for us to read this book. Read morePublished 10 months ago by Kendra Patocki
As a childhood studies student I give this book a great five star rating! Great material and references and stories within. Highly recommend thisPublished 17 months ago by Sara J. Delp
This book was interesting in Marketing class to understand the psyche behind the art of getting people to buy products. Why some brands were successful and others were not.Published 19 months ago by M. Turturro
Although the material is meaningful and helpful.
Only a motivated parent with finish reading it. Read more
I had to read this for a class I was taking. It is thought provoking and makes you think about how twisted the U.S. consumer system behaves.Published on September 11, 2010 by Statik1221
First of all, this is a very good book. I feel like this review is going to come off as critical, but overall, the message is great.
This book was published in 2004. Read more
Anyone living in the industrialized world these days is born to buy. Today's form of rampant consumerism probably has more people in its grip than either politics or religion... Read morePublished on January 11, 2010 by ewomack
This book says a lot of the same thing right through it. Quite a boring book.
That is my opinion.