Coming apart: an informal history of America in the 1960's

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Ivan R. Dee, Jan 25, 2005 - History - 442 pages
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This masterly chronicle of the 1960s, the twentieth century's most confounding decade, is an immensely readable book that combines wit with learning and seriousness with entertainment. Marvelous, funny, and wise. --David Halberstam

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Coming Apart: An Informal History of America in the 1960's

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No decade since the 1920s has reached such mythological heights as the 1960s. O'Neill's 1971 study blows away some of the smokescreen surrounding that turbulent era. Read full review


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William L. O'Neill is Professor of History at Rutgers University. An authority on World War II, his numerous books include America's Fight at Home and Abroad in World War II and American High: The Years of Confidence, 1945-60.

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