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973 M
Descript.
x, 419 pages ; 24 cm
text txt rdacontent
unmediated n rdamedia
volume nc rdacarrier
Bibliog.
Includes bibliographical references (pages 359-403) and index.
Summary
"What does it take to be a good American? And who gets to decide? Journalist Jess McHugh examines thirteen seemingly innocuous, mega-bestselling reference books, guidebooks, and self-help books that have become blueprints for core American values and shaped our national story"-- Provided by publisher.
Subject
Title
Unexpected U.S. history in thirteen bestselling books
ISBN/ISSN
9781524746636 (hardcover)
1524746630 (hardcover)
Call #
394.2 H
Descript.
xi, 148 p. : illus. ; 23 cm.
Subject
Alt Author
Stelten, Gene, 1928-
Habitat for Humanity, Inc.
ISBN/ISSN
1561451142
Call #
CD 818 V
Edition
Unabridged.
Descript.
5 sound discs (5 hr., 30 min.) : digital ; 4 3/4 in.
Note
Compact disc.
Cast
Rip Torn ; introduction read by Mark Vonnegut.
Contents
Letter from PFC Kurt Vonnegut, Jr., to his family, May 29, 1945 -- Kurt Vonnegut at Clowes Hall, Indianapolis, April 27, 2007 -- Wailing shall be in all streets -- Great day -- Guns before butter -- Happy birthday, 1951 -- Brighten up -- Unicorn trap -- Unknown soldier -- Spoils -- Just you and me, Sammy -- Commandant's desk -- Armageddon in retrospect.
Summary
Twelve previously unpublished writings on war and peace include such pieces as an essay on the destruction of Dresden, a story about the first-meal fantasies of three soldiers, and a meditation on the impossibility of shielding children from the temptations of violence.
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Genre
Subject
Alt Author
Vonnegut, Mark.
Torn, Rip, 1931-
ISBN/ISSN
9780143143154
0143143158
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