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Pity the billionaire : the hard-times swindle and the unlikely comeback of the right

Author: Thomas Frank
Publisher: London : Harvill Secker, 2012.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Takes us on a road-trip through the strange landscape of the American Right, the Tea Party and Glenn Beck, makes sense of a topsy-turvy world and shows how instead of complying with the new speed  Read more...

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Genre/Form: History
Named Person: Glenn Beck; Glenn Beck
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Thomas Frank
ISBN: 9781846556029 1846556023 9780099570363 009957036X
OCLC Number: 754168751
Notes: Includes index.
Description: 225 pages ; 24 cm
Contents: Machine generated contents note: 1.End Times --
2.1929: The Sequel --
3.Hold the Note and Change the Key --
4.Nervous System --
5.Making a Business of It --
6.A Mask for Privilege --
7.Mimesis --
8.Say, Don't You Remember --
9.He Whom a Dream Hath Possessed Knoweth No More of Doubting --
10.The Silence of the Technocrats.
Responsibility: Thomas Frank.

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