Witness

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Regnery Publishing, Aug 1, 1987 - Biography & Autobiography - 808 pages
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First published in 1952, Witness was at once a literary effort, a philosophical treatise, and a bestseller. Whittaker Chambers had just participated in America's trial of the century in which Chambers claimed that Alger Hiss, a full-standing member of the political establishment, was a spy for the Soviet Union. This poetic autobiography recounts the famous case, but also reveals much more. Chambers' worldview--e.g. "man without mysticism is a monster"--went on to help make political conservatism a national force.
  

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Although a page turner, some of the book is tedious. - Goodreads
He was also a writer of extraordinary brilliance. - Goodreads
In our day and age Chambers' insight is essential. - Goodreads

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Come for a riveting blow by blow retelling of essential American history and stay for the profound political, philosophical, and spiritual insights. In our day and age Chambers' insight is essential ... Read full review

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My mom told me for years that I would love this book. She also said that, as a writer, I would be underlining every other word. Whittaker Chambers doesn't simply have an astounding story to tell (ex ... Read full review

Contents

FOREWORD IN THE FORM
3
FLIGHT
25
THE STORY OF
89
THE OUTRAGE
189
THE COMMUNIST PARTY
207
the child
325
COLONEL BORIS BYKOV
405
THE DIVISION POINT
449
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Milton Hindus was professor emeritus at Brandeis Univers

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