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Last best hope : America in crisis and renewal / George Packer.

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  • 2 of 5 copies available at Evergreen Indiana.

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Hagerstown Jefferson Twp PL - Hagerstown 973.93 PACK (Text) 39213000928311 New Adult Nonfiction Available -
Jackson Co PL - Seymour Main Library 305 PACKER (Text) 9780374603663S On Order On order -
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Record details

  • ISBN: 9780374603663
  • ISBN: 0374603669
  • Physical Description: 226 pages ; 22 cm
  • Edition: First edition.
  • Publisher: New York : Farrar, Straus and Giroux, 2021.

Content descriptions

General Note:
"Portions of this work originally appeared in The Atlantic and The New Yorker"--Copyright page.
Bibliography, etc. Note:
Includes bibliographical references (pages 221-224).
Formatted Contents Note:
Prologue -- Strange defeat -- Four Americas -- Equal America -- Equalizers -- Make America again -- Epilogue.
Summary, etc.:
"George Packer diagnoses America's descent into a failed state, and envisions a path toward overcoming our injustices, paralyses, and divides. He explores the four narratives that now dominate American life: 'Free America,' which imagines a nation of separate individuals and serves the interests of corporations and the wealthy; 'Smart America,' the world view of Silicon Valley and the professional elite; 'Real America,' the white Christian nationalism of the heartland; and 'Just America,' which sees citizens as members of identity groups that inflict or suffer oppression." -- Provided by publisher.
Subject: Crises > United States.
United States > Politics and government > 21st century.
United States > Social conditions > 21st century.
United States > History > 21st century.
Genre: Creative nonfiction.

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