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The unwinding : an inner history of the new America

Author: George Packer
Publisher: New York : Farrar, Straus and Giroux, 2013.
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : Biography : English : First editionView all editions and formats
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Through an examination of the lives of several Americans and leading public figures over the past three decades, Packer portrays a superpower in danger of coming apart at the seams, its elites no longer elite, its institutions no longer working, its ordinary people left to improvise their own schemes for success and salvation.
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Genre/Form: Electronic books
Biography
History
Additional Physical Format: Print version:
Packer, George, 1960-
Unwinding.
New York : Farrar, Straus and Giroux, 2013.
(OCoLC)812252804
Material Type: Biography, Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: George Packer
ISBN: 9781466836952 1466836954 9780571280339 0571280331
OCLC Number: 868894886
Description: 1 online resource (viii, 434 pages)
Contents: Part I --
1978 --
Dean Price --
Total War : Newt Gingrich --
Jeff Connaughton --
1984 --
Tammy Thomas --
Her Own : Oprah Winfrey --
1987 --
Jeff Connaughton --
Dean Price --
Mr. Sam : Sam Walton --
1994 --
Jeff Connaughton --
Tammy Thomas --
Just Business : Jay-Z --
Silicon Valley --
1999 --
Biography : Alice Waters --
Dean Price --
Tammy Thomas --
2003 --
Institution Man (1) : Colin Powell --
Jeff Connaughton --
Part II --
Dean Price --
Biography : Andrew Breitbart --
Tampa --
2008 --
Silicon Valley --
Institution Man (2) : Robert Rubin --
Jeff Connaughton --
Tammy Thomas --
Dean Price --
Tampa --
Part III --
Jeff Connaughton --
2010 --
Biography : Elizabeth Warren --
Tampa --
Dean Price --
Tammy Thomas --
Tampa --
Wall Street --
2012 --
Silicon Valley --
Jeff Connaughton --
Tampa --
Tammy Thomas --
Dean Price.
Responsibility: George Packer.

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Through an examination of the lives of several Americans and leading public figures over the past three decades, Packer portrays a superpower in danger of coming apart at the seams, its elites no longer elite, its institutions no longer working, its ordinary people left to improvise their own schemes for success and salvation.

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