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Title:
The quotable American
Author:
Barnett, Alex.
Publication Information:
Guilford, CT : Lyons Press, [2002]

©2002
Physical Description:
xvi, 368 pages ; 19 cm
General Note:
Includes index.
Language:
English
Added Author:
ISBN:
9781585745685
Format :
Book

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Summary

Summary

A spirited and wide-ranging collection drawn from the rich and colourful American tapestry.


Author Notes

Alex Barnett is a book editor and freelance writer. He grew up in New York City and graduated from Williams College. A cruising sailor, inveterate traveler, and student of Americana, he now divides his time between Princeton, New Jersey, and St. Petersburg, Russia


Table of Contents

Introductionp. ix
Defining Momentsp. 1
Sea to Shining Sea: The American Landscapep. 37
Democracyp. 71
The Melting Potp. 93
Politicsp. 117
American Ingenuityp. 141
Money and Businessp. 165
Warp. 207
America's Place in the Worldp. 237
The Arts in Americap. 265
The Sporting Lifep. 305
How We Livep. 335
Indexp. 361

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