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The age of American unreason

Author: Susan Jacoby; Cassandra Campbell; Tantor Media.
Publisher: [Old Saybrook, Conn.] : Tantor Media, ℗2008.
Edition/Format:   Audiobook on CD : CD audio : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Combining historical analysis with contemporary observation, Susan Jacoby dissects a new American cultural phenomenon---the addiction to infotainment, from television to the Internet, which has resulted in a lazy and credulous public.
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Genre/Form: Audiobooks
Material Type: Audio book, etc.
Document Type: Sound Recording
All Authors / Contributors: Susan Jacoby; Cassandra Campbell; Tantor Media.
ISBN: 9781400107322 1400107326 9781400137329 1400137322
OCLC Number: 226304147
Notes: Unabridged.
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Performer(s): Read by Cassandra Campbell.
Description: 12 audio discs (15 hr.) : digital ; 4 3/4 in.
Responsibility: Susan Jacoby.

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Combining historical analysis with contemporary observation, Susan Jacoby dissects a new American cultural phenomenon---the addiction to infotainment, from television to the Internet, which has resulted in a lazy and credulous public.

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