America Again: Re-becoming the Greatness We Never Weren't (Google eBook)

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Grand Central Publishing, Oct 2, 2012 - Humor - 240 pages
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Book store nation, in the history of mankind there has never been a greater country than America. You could say we're the #1 nation at being the best at greatness.

But as perfect as America is in every single way, America is broken! And we can't exchange it because we're 236 years past the 30-day return window. Look around--we don't make anything anymore, we've mortgaged our future to China, and the Apologist-in-Chief goes on world tours just to bow before foreign leaders. Worse, the L.A. Four Seasons Hotel doesn't even have a dedicated phone button for the Spa. You have to dial an extension! Where did we lose our way?!

It's high time we restored America to the greatness it never lost!

Luckily, AMERICA AGAIN will singlebookedly pull this country back from the brink. It features everything from chapters, to page numbers, to fonts. Covering subject's ranging from healthcare ("I shudder to think where we'd be without the wide variety of prescription drugs to treat our maladies, such as think-shuddering") to the economy ("Life is giving us lemons, and we're shipping them to the Chinese to make our lemon-flavored leadonade") to food ("Feel free to deep fry this book-it's a rich source of fiber"), Stephen gives America the dose of truth it needs to get back on track.
  

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Friendly advice: don't read this all at once. - Goodreads
It was a long joke based on a faulty premise. - Goodreads
His writing is precise, clever and ripe with sarcasm. - Goodreads
Well, except the ending, which seemed a little weak... - Goodreads
I enjoyed the pictures and silly little comments. - Goodreads
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Review: America Again: Re-becoming the Greatness We Never Weren't

User Review  - Michael Sova - Goodreads

In America Again: Re-Becoming the Greatness We Never Weren't, author, comedian and soon-to-be Late Show host Stephen Colbert discusses all the things that make this country, well, great. He tackles ... Read full review

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User Review  - Tiffany Day - Goodreads

If you like the show and the previous book, then you will like one. While I enjoyed reading it - and laughed out load some - I had a tough time getting through it. For me, this was just better fare in small doses, as opposed to reading in chunks at a time. 4-ish stars Read full review

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Stephen Colbert was born in Washington, D.C. on May 13, 1964 and grew up in Charleston, South Carolina. He is a published author, comedian, and television host who is well-known for his spin-off series of The Daily Show, The Colbert Report. In 1986, Colbert graduated with a theatre degree from Northwestern University. After graduation, he joined the Second City comedy improv troupe in Chicago. While there, he met Amy Sedaris and Paul Dinello with whom he developed the award-winning sketch comedy series Exit 57. In 1997, Colbert joined Comedy Central's The Daily Show where he was a correspondent and writer for eight years. He, along with the other writers of the Daily Show, received three Emmy Awards in 2004, 2005, and 2006. In 2005, he left The Daily Show and began hosting his own television show, The Colbert Report. He was nominated for three Emmys for The Colbert Report in 2006, and in 2008, he won the award as a writer for The Colbert Report. He is also the recipient of three Peabody Awards. Colbert is published author whose 2007 book, I Am America (And So Can You!) made number one on The New York Times Best Seller list. His 2012 title America Again: Re-Becoming the Greatness We Never Weren't: Now in 3-D High-Def Depthiness! also made the New York Times Best Seller List.

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