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What happened here : Bush chronicles

Author: Eliot Weinberger
Publisher: New York, NY : New Directions Books, ©2005.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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"What Happened Here takes us through the first term of the "Bush junta": the deep history of the neo-conservative "sleeper cell," the invention of the War on Terror, the real wars in Afghanistan and Iraq (in the astonishing "What I Heard About Iraq"), and bizarre Republican beliefs and practices. Written for publication in magazines abroad, translated into sixteen languages, and collected here for the first time,
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Named Person: George W Bush; George W Bush
Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Eliot Weinberger
ISBN: 0811216381 9780811216388
OCLC Number: 60550511
Description: 184 pages ; 18 cm
Contents: Prelude : the city of peace --
Un Coup d'Etat Toujours Abolira le Hasard --
Bush speaks --
New York : the day after --
New York : three weeks after --
New York : four weeks after --
New York : one year after --
New York : sixteen months after --
Where is the west? --
Two years after --
Bush the poet --
A few facts & questions --
Republicans : a prose poem --
Freedom is on the march --
What I heard about Iraq.
Responsibility: by Eliot Weinberger.
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"What Happened Here takes us through the first term of the "Bush junta": the deep history of the neo-conservative "sleeper cell," the invention of the War on Terror, the real wars in Afghanistan and Iraq (in the astonishing "What I Heard About Iraq"), and bizarre Republican beliefs and practices. Written for publication in magazines abroad, translated into sixteen languages, and collected here for the first time, Eliot Weinberger's chronicles of the Bush era range from first-person journalism to political analysis to a kind of documentary prose poetry. The book begins with the inauguration of George W.

Bush in January 2001 - and an eerie prediction of the invasion of Iraq - and picks up on September 12, with an account of downtown Manhattan, where Weinberger lives, on the "day after.""--Jacket.

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