America Again: Re-becoming the Greatness We Never Weren't

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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
OMFG its got 3D pictures!!! - Goodreads

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

About the author (2012)

Stephen Colbert was The Daily Show's longest-running and most diverse correspondent. His personality, insight and overall rightness could only lead to The Colbert Report, a half-hour nightly platform for him to give his take on the issues of the day, and, more importantly, to tell you why everyone else's take is just plain wrong. The show has been hugely successful.

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