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Things that matter : three decades of passions, pastimes, and politics

Author: Charles Krauthammer
Publisher: New York, NY : Crown Forum, [2013]
Edition/Format:   Book : English : First EditionView all editions and formats
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America's preeminent columnist presents his penetrating and surprising reflections on everything from embryo research to entitlement reform, from Halley's Comet to border collies, from Christopher Columbus to Martin Luther King, from drone warfare to American decline. Features a special, highly autobiographical introduction.

Selected essays previously published in various periodicals and journals.

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Genre/Form: History
Named Person: Charles Krauthammer; Charles Krauthammer
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Charles Krauthammer
ISBN: 9780385349178 0385349173 0385349181 9780385349185
OCLC Number: 827973760
Notes: Selected essays previously published in various periodicals and journals.
Includes index.
Description: x, 387 pages ; 25 cm
Contents: Part one: Personal. The good and the great ; Manners ; Pride and prejudices ; Follies ; Passions and pastimes ; Heaven and Earth --
Part two: Political. Citizen and state ; Conundrums ; Body and soul ; Man and God ; Memory and monuments --
Part three: Historical. The Jewish question, again ; The golden age ; The age of holy terror ; The age to come --
Part four: Global. Three essays on America and the world.
Other Titles: Essays.
Responsibility: Charles Krauthammer.

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America's preeminent columnist presents his penetrating and surprising reflections on everything from embryo research to entitlement reform, from Halley's Comet to border collies, from Christopher Columbus to Martin Luther King, from drone warfare to American decline. Features a special, highly autobiographical introduction.

Selected essays previously published in various periodicals and journals.

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