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SELECTED AS A 2018 SUMMER READ BY THE SUNDAY TIMES, OBSERVER, I-PAPER AND THE BIG ISSUE'Enormously entertaining' SUNDAY TIMES'Fascinating' NEW STATESMAN'Excoriating, brilliant' ALI SMITH'Enthralling' GUARDIAN'My number one contributor when it comes to US politics' DAN SNOW'The American dream is dead,' Donald Trump said when announcing his candidacy for president in 2015. How would he revive it? By putting 'America First'. The 'American Dream' and 'America First' are two of the most loaded phrases in America today - and also two of the most misunderstood. As divides within America widen, Sarah…mehr

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SELECTED AS A 2018 SUMMER READ BY THE SUNDAY TIMES, OBSERVER, I-PAPER AND THE BIG ISSUE'Enormously entertaining' SUNDAY TIMES'Fascinating' NEW STATESMAN'Excoriating, brilliant' ALI SMITH'Enthralling' GUARDIAN'My number one contributor when it comes to US politics' DAN SNOW'The American dream is dead,' Donald Trump said when announcing his candidacy for president in 2015. How would he revive it? By putting 'America First'. The 'American Dream' and 'America First' are two of the most loaded phrases in America today - and also two of the most misunderstood. As divides within America widen, Sarah Churchwell looks to the past to reveal what the surprising history of these two phrases can tell us about today.
  • Produktdetails
  • Verlag: Bloomsbury Trade
  • Artikelnr. des Verlages: 368800
  • Erscheinungstermin: Februar 2019
  • Englisch
  • Abmessung: 198mm x 126mm x 30mm
  • Gewicht: 272g
  • ISBN-13: 9781408894774
  • ISBN-10: 1408894777
  • Artikelnr.: 54263256
Autorenporträt
Churchwell, Sarah
Sarah Churchwell is Professor of American Literature and Chair of Public Understanding of the Humanities at the School of Advanced Study, University of London. She is the author of Careless People: Murder, Mayhem and The Invention of The Great Gatsby and The Many Lives of Marilyn Monroe. Her literary journalism has appeared widely in newspapers including the Guardian, New Statesman, Financial Times, Times Literary Supplement and New York Times Book Review, and she comments regularly on arts, culture, and politics for television and radio, where appearances include Question Time, Newsnight and The Review Show. She has judged many literary prizes, including the 2017 Baillie Gifford Prize for Nonfiction, the 2014 Man Booker Prize for Fiction, and she was a co-winner of the 2015 Eccles British Library Writer's Award. Her new book, Behold, America: A History of America First and the American Dream, will be published by Bloomsbury in May 2018.
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A ripping yarn ... Behold, America is an enthralling book ... Passionate, well-researched and comprehensive Guardian