The Glory and the Dream: A Narrative History of America, 1932-1972, Volume 2

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Little, Brown, 1974 - United States - 1697 pages
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User Review  - 5hrdrive - LibraryThing

A forty-year study of the American national character. At various times thrilling, grotesque, encouraging, depressing. What must be said about it is that it's spectacular - and all true. Easily the best book I've read in 2009. Read full review

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This is pop history that richly deserves its place on the shelf beside the deeper books of the higher brows. What they achieve through rigors of distillation, Manchester achieves through sheer ... Read full review


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