Best American Political Writing 2008 (Large Print 16pt)

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ReadHowYouWant.com, Mar 1, 2011 - 696 pages
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The Best American Political Writing 2008 draws from a variety of publications and political viewpoints to present the year's most insightful, entertaining, and thought-provoking pieces on the current political scene. This year's edition will include full coverage of the presidential candidates and conventions, and will offer incisive reporting o...
 

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User Review  - mahallett - LibraryThing

this is not from "the best" series just "best". a bit of a boon doggle? it wasn't bad exactly. some stories were great, many were boring, some were too long. i don't think i will read any more in the ... Read full review

Best American Political Writing 2008

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Verdict: This collection of 26 previously published essays spans the political spectrum and includes critical assessments of the 2008 election that will be consulted for decades to come. Accompanied ... Read full review

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Contents

THE FOURTH WAVE
71
FIELD OPERATION OF BARACK OBAMA
117
THE DEAD AGAIN
135
WHO WE ARE NOW
194
CAN YOU COUNT ON VOTING MACHINES?
373
DEVOURED AMERICAN POLITICS
408
THE ROVE PRESIDENCY
451
INSIDE THE SURGE 489 WHAT WE TALK ABOUT WHEN WE TALK ABOUT WAR
490
THE HISTORY BOYS
548
AFTER MUSHARRAF
567
THE BLACK SITES A RARE LOOK INSIDE THE C I A S SECRET INTERROGATION PROGRAM
598
EUPHEMISM AND AMERICAN VIOLENCE
637
PERMISSIONS
657
CONTRIBUTORS
662
Back Cover Material
670
Copyright

ANATOMY OF THE SURGE
531

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Royce Flippin is the series editor of "The Best American Political Writing," A former senior editor at "American Health magazine," he has written for periodicals, including the "New York Times," "Men's Journal," "Self," and "Parents magazine," This is his fifth year as the editor of the series. He lives in New York City.

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