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The unwinding : an inner history of the new America / George Packer
Nonfiction Nonfiction | Farrar, Straus and Giroux | 2013 | 1st ed.
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Imprint
New York : Farrar, Straus and Giroux, 2013.
Edition
1st ed.
Descript
viii, 434 p. ; 24 cm.
Bibliog.
Includes bibliographical references.
Contents
Pt. 1. 1978 ; Dean Price ; Total War : Newt Gingrich ; Jeff Connaughton ; 1984 ; Tammy Thomas ; Her Own : Oprah Winfrey ; Jeff Connaughton ; 1987 ; Dean Price ; Tammy Thomas ; Mr. Sam : Sam Walton ; 1994 ; Jeff Connaughton ; Silicon Valley ; 1999 ; Dean Price ; Tammy Thomas ; 2003 ; Institution Man (1) : Colin Powell -- Jeff Connaughton -- pt. 2. Dean Price ; Radish queen : Alice Waters ; Tampa ; Silicon Valley ; 2008 ; Institution Man (2) : Robert Rubin ; Jeff Connaughton ; Tammy Thomas ; Dean Price ; Just business : Jay-Z ; Tampa -- pt. 3. Jeff Connaughton ; 2010 ; Citizen journalist : Andrew Breitbart ; Tampa ; Dean Price ; Tammy Thomas ; Tampa ; Prairie populist : Elizabeth Warren ; Wall Street ; 2012 ; Silicon Valley ; Jeff Connaughton ; Tampa ; Tammy Thomas ; Dean Price.
Summary
Through an examination of the lives of several Americans and leading public figures over the past three decades, Packer portrays a superpower in danger of coming apart at the seams, its elites no longer elite, its institutions no longer working, its ordinary people left to improvise their own schemes for success and salvation.
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Inner history of the new America
ISBN
9780374102418 (hbk.)
0374102414 (hbk.)
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