The Forgotten Man

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HarperCollins, Oct 13, 2009 - History - 512 pages
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In The Forgotten Man, Amity Shlaes, one of the nation's most-respected economic commentators, offers a striking reinterpretation of the Great Depression. She traces the mounting agony of the New Dealers and the moving stories of individual citizens who through their brave perseverance helped establish the steadfast character we recognize as American today.

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Review: The Forgotten Man: A New History of the Great Depression

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The Forgotten Man is an excellent history of the Great Depression, complete with all the characters, personalities, etc. for a great TV program, without the comedy. One of the surprises for me was ... Read full review

Review: The Forgotten Man: A New History of the Great Depression

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Leftist intellectuals and FDR prolonged the Great Depression. Looks like history repeats itself. Read full review

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About the author (2009)

Amity Shlaes writes a column for Forbes and serves as the chairman of the Calvin Coolidge Presidential Foundation. She is the author of the New York Times bestsellers Coolidge, The Forgotten Man, and The Greedy Hand. She chairs the jury for the Hayek Book Prize of the Manhattan Institute. She lives in Brooklyn, New York.

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