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The Resource The unwinding : an inner history of the new America, George Packer

The unwinding : an inner history of the new America, George Packer

Label
The unwinding : an inner history of the new America
Title
The unwinding
Title remainder
an inner history of the new America
Statement of responsibility
George Packer
Creator
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
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
Summary
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
Tone
Writing style
Award
  • Booklist Editors' Choice, 2013.
  • National Book Award for Nonfiction, 2013.
  • New York Times Notable Book, 2013
Biography type
contains biographical information
http://library.link/vocab/ext/novelist/bookUI
10181819
Cataloging source
DLC
http://library.link/vocab/creatorDate
1960-
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Packer, George
Dewey number
973.924
Index
no index present
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
http://library.link/vocab/resourcePreferred
True
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Social problems
  • Celebrities
  • Politicians
  • Crises
  • United States
  • United States
  • United States
  • United States
  • United States
  • United States
  • USA
Target audience
adult
http://bibfra.me/vocab/lite/titleRemainder
an inner history of the new America
Label
The unwinding : an inner history of the new America, George Packer
Instantiates
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages 431-434)
Carrier category
volume
Content category
text
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
Control code
000050551485
Dimensions
24 cm.
Edition
First edition.
Extent
viii, 434 pages
Isbn
9780374102418
Isbn Type
(hardcover)
Label
The unwinding : an inner history of the new America, George Packer
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages 431-434)
Carrier category
volume
Content category
text
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
Control code
000050551485
Dimensions
24 cm.
Edition
First edition.
Extent
viii, 434 pages
Isbn
9780374102418
Isbn Type
(hardcover)

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