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The Daily Show with Jon Stewart Presents America (The Audiobook): A Citizen's Guide to Democracy Inaction - Jon Stewart, Rob Corddry
The Daily Show with Jon Stewart Presents America (The Audiobook): A Citizen's Guide to Democracy Inaction
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Jon Stewart, host of the Emmy and Peabody Award-winning The Daily Show, and his coterie of patriots, deliver a hilarious look at American government.American-style democracy is the world"s most beloved form of government, which explains why so many other nations are eager for us to impose it on... show more
Jon Stewart, host of the Emmy and Peabody Award-winning The Daily Show, and his coterie of patriots, deliver a hilarious look at American government.American-style democracy is the world"s most beloved form of government, which explains why so many other nations are eager for us to impose it on them. But what is American democracy? In America (The Book), Jon Stewart and The Daily Show writing staff offer their insights into our unique system of government, dissecting its institutions, explaining its history and processes, and exploring the reasons why concepts like one man, one vote, government by the people, and every vote counts have become such popular urban myths. Topics include: Ancient Rome: The First Republicans; The Founding Fathers: Young, Gifted, and White; The Media: Can it Be Stopped?; and more!
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ISBN: 9781594831515 (1594831513)
Publisher: Grand Central Publishing
Edition language: English
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Ecletic Reader
Ecletic Reader rated it
4.0 America (The Book): A Citizen's Guide to Democracy Inaction (Teacher's Edition)
Amusing and relevant even if the textbook format made it a bit tedious to read. I always enjoy the forward by Thomas Jefferson.
VeganCleopatra
VeganCleopatra rated it
3.0 The Daily Show with Jon Stewart Presents America (The Book) Teacher's Edition: A Citizen's Guide to Democracy Inaction
This was a fun audiobook from the old gang of the Daily Show with Jon Stewart. Stephen Colbert plays a role in the audiobook as well, which was a plus. A humorous audiobook, although not quite as entertaining as Earth. I read the book version of this years ago, when details about current events of t...
The Curious Curator's Book Blog
The Curious Curator's Book Blog rated it
5.0 America (The Book): A Citizen's Guide to Democracy Inaction
I'm a big fan of Jon Stewart and The Daily Show, but for some reason I'd never felt curious to read any of their books until this year. I considered starting with Earth (the book): A Visitor's Guide to the Human Race, but thought I'd go through this older one first.I have to admit, when I started I ...
AmySea
AmySea rated it
Very funny!
JasonKoivu
JasonKoivu rated it
4.0 America (The Book): A Citizen's Guide to Democracy Inaction
America (The Book) is not the Daily Show, but it's damn close. It provides a few LOLs (oh those LOLs...love 'em!) and is a great read for the show's fans, a good one for liberals in general and a tolerable one for Republicans who can take a joke.I listened to the audiobook, because I wanted to hear ...
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