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Author: Lee Burns Narrator: Robert Morris Publisher: Blackstone Publishing Format: Unabridged Audiobook Delivery: Instant Download Audio Length: Release Date: May 2017 ISBN: 9781538462393
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In our affluent society, technology was supposed to free us for greater leisure time and creativity. Instead, the demands of our increasingly complex lives have come up against the unyielding 24-hour day. Today many Americans are harried and frustrated with their lives, despite being richer in material goods. We have become “busy bodies,” working frantically to maintain our standard of living but not seeming to get much satisfaction.

Lee Burns explains what he calls “the paradox of the good life.” With humor and wit, he shows how this obsession with time has crept into every aspect of our lives, from our changing romantic and eating habits to the way we run our economy and politics.

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  • “A witty look at how a perceived shortage of time is mishaping American society…Burns’ survey offers much to enjoy—for those who have the time.”

    Publishers Weekly

  • “An anecdotal, wry, clever—and deeply disturbing—critique of the way Americans use and abuse time…Essential reading.”

    Kirkus Reviews

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About the Narrator

Robert Morris is the founding senior pastor of Gateway Church, a multi-campus, evangelistic, spirit-empowered church in the Dallas-Fort Worth Metroplex. He is featured on the weekly television program The Blessed Life, broadcast to approximately ninety million homes in the United States and more than two hundred countries around the world. He is the bestselling author of ten books, including From Dream to Destiny, The Power of Your Words, and The God I Never Knew.