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A colossal wreck : a road trip through political scandal, corruption, and American culture

Author: Alexander Cockburn
Publisher: Brooklyn, NY : Verso, 2013.
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"Alexander Cockburn was one of the most influential journalists of his generation. As the Atlantic noted, he was a towering figure who 'would say all the outrageous things his bland counterparts lacked the wit, courage, erudition, or epater-spirit to utter on their own.' In A Colossal Wreck, written prior to his death in July 2012, Cockburn reveals his great literary spirit, incisive reading of the situation, and  Read more...
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Named Person: Alexander Cockburn; Alexander Cockburn
Material Type: Biography
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Alexander Cockburn
ISBN: 9781781681190 1781681198
OCLC Number: 828484151
Description: xiii, 586 pages ; 25 cm
Other Titles: Essays.
Responsibility: Alexander Cockburn.
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