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The unwinding

an inner history of the new America

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434 pages

Through an examination of the lives of several Americans and leading public figures over the past three decades, Packer portrays a superpower in danger of coming apart at the seams, its elites no longer elite, its institutions no longer working, its ordinary people left to improvise their own schemes for success and salvation.

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Work Description

Through an examination of the lives of several Americans and leading public figures over the past three decades, Packer portrays a superpower in danger of coming apart at the seams, its elites no longer elite, its institutions no longer working, its ordinary people left to improvise their own schemes for success and salvation.

The unwinding

an inner history of the new America

First edition.

This edition was published in


Edition Description

Through an examination of the lives of several Americans and leading public figures over the past three decades, Packer portrays a superpower in danger of coming apart at the seams, its elites no longer elite, its institutions no longer working, its ordinary people left to improvise their own schemes for success and salvation.

Table of Contents

Part I. 1978
Dean Price
Total War : Newt Gingrich
Jeff Connaughton
1984
Tammy Thomas
Her Own : Oprah Winfrey
Jeff Connaughton
1987
Craftsman : Raymond Carver
Dean Price
Tammy Thomas
Mr. Sam : Sam Walton
1994
Jeff Connaughton
Silicon Valley
1999
Dean Price
Tammy Thomas
2003
Institution Man (1) : Colin Powell
Jeff Connaughton
Part II. Dean Price
Radish queen : Alice Waters
Tampa
Silicon Valley
2008
Institution Man (2) : Robert Rubin
Jeff Connaughton
Tammy Thomas
Dean Price
Just business : Jay-Z
Tampa
Part III. Jeff Connaughton
2010
Citizen journalist : Andrew Breitbart
Tampa
Dean Price
Tammy Thomas
Tampa
Prairie populist : Elizabeth Warren
Wall Street
2012
Silicon Valley
Jeff Connaughton
Tampa
Tammy Thomas
Dean Price.

Edition Notes

Includes bibliographical references (pages 431-434).

Classifications

Dewey Decimal Class
973.924
Library of Congress
E839 .P28 2013, E839.P28 2013

The Physical Object

Pagination
viii, 434 pages ;
Number of pages
434

ID Numbers

Open Library
OL26294370M
Internet Archive
isbn_9780374102418
ISBN 10
0374102414
ISBN 13
9780374102418
LC Control Number
2013004431
OCLC/WorldCat
812252804

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