The Unwinding: An Inner History of the New America
Publish date: May 21st 2013
Publisher: Farrar, Straus and Giroux
Pages no: 448
Edition language: English
, American History
, Political Science
I did like the book enough to listen to it all. There are about 20 people whose stories are told. Most of the people stories are from non-famous people with exceptions such as Colin Powell, Oprah Winfrey and Newt Gingrich.Each person's story was interesting and the author tells them very nicely. I'm...
There was a kind of competition to swallow American life whole--to mirror and distort in prose the social facts of a country that had a limitless capacity for flux and shock.For a good stretch, I thought Packer was racing away from the pack, stealing the brass ring from all comers in the attempt to ...