The Unwinding

Author: George Packer
Publisher: Macmillan
ISBN: 0374534608
Size: 10.76 MB
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Paints a picture of the last thirty years of life in America by following several citizens, including the son of tobacco farmers in the rural south, a Washington insider who denies his idealism for riches, and a Silicon Valley billionaire.

Blood Of The Liberals

Author: George Packer
Publisher: Macmillan
ISBN: 0374251428
Size: 37.79 MB
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The author discusses how such issues as the New Deal and the New Left influenced his grandfather's and father's political activism, and how both figures affected his own personal and political life.

The Assassins Gate

Author: George Packer
Publisher: Farrar, Straus and Giroux
ISBN: 9780374705329
Size: 50.14 MB
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THE ASSASSINS' GATE: AMERICA IN IRAQ recounts how the United States set about changing the history of the Middle East and became ensnared in a guerilla war in Iraq.

Political Awakenings

Author: Harry Kreisler
Publisher: ReadHowYouWant.com
ISBN: 1458731839
Size: 66.21 MB
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A fascinating new window into the revealing links between the personal and the political, Political Awakenings will engage readers across generations.

Contemporary America

Author: M. J. Heale
Publisher: John Wiley & Sons
ISBN: 9781444396874
Size: 23.26 MB
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Provides a substantial account of the dramatic history of America since 1980, covering the Reagan years, the Clinton presidency, the impact of 9/11, the War on Terror, and the election of Barack Obama Based on both secondary and primary ...

A Time Of Paradox

Author: Glen Jeansonne
Publisher: Rowman & Littlefield
ISBN: 9780742533776
Size: 35.97 MB
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Comprehensive in scope, A Time of Paradox analyzes the political, diplomatic, social and cultural developments of the last century while focusing on the diverse and sometimes contradictory human experiences that characterized this dynamic ...

Interesting Times

Author: George Packer
Publisher: Farrar, Straus and Giroux
ISBN: 1429935812
Size: 30.92 MB
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Whether exploring American policies in the wake of September 11, tracking a used T-shirt from New York to Uganda, or describing the ambivalent response in Appalachia to Obama, these essays hold a mirror up to our own troubled times and ...

Central Square

Author: George Packer
Publisher: Graywolf Pr
ISBN:
Size: 43.75 MB
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This beautifully wrought novel, about a city, a love affair, and the perpetual American hope for renewal, makes high art-- and compelling drama-- from the follies and compromises that attend all of those things.

The Payoff

Author: Jeff Connaughton
Publisher: Prospecta Press
ISBN: 9781935212966
Size: 51.29 MB
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In this book, we experience a U.S. senator's vigorous crusade against Wall Street's irresponsible risk-taking that destabilized the American economy.