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Strange days indeed : the golden age of paranoia

Author: Francis Wheen
Publisher: London : Fourth Estate, 2009.
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"Strange Days Indeed tells the story of the decade that a young Francis Wheen walked into having pronounced he was dropping out to join the alternative society. Instead of the optimistic dreams of the Sixties he found a world on the verge of a collective nervous breakdown, huddled over candles waiting for the next terrorist bomb, kidnapping or food shortage warning." "Whether it was Nixon's demented behaviour in the  Read more...
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Genre/Form: History
Additional Physical Format: Online version:
Wheen, Francis.
Strange days indeed.
London : Fourth Estate, 2009
(OCoLC)706007542
Named Person: Richard M Nixon; Harold Wilson; Richard M Nixon; Harold Wilson
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Francis Wheen
ISBN: 9780007244270 0007244274 9780007294862 0007294867
OCLC Number: 298596781
Description: 344 pages ; 24 cm
Responsibility: Francis Wheen.
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Priase for 'Mumbo Jumbo': 'A brilliant, eccentric book.' Observer 'Wheen has a Swiftian relish for exposing the cant that attends the 'new rationality'!bullshit's enema number one.' Tim Adams, Read more...

 
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