Promised land : thirteen books that changed America /

From the Publisher: "These thirteen books must be seen as representative, not definitive, works. They are nodal points, places where vast areas of thought and feeling gathered and dispersed, creating a nation as various and vibrant as the United States, which must be considered one of the most...

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Main Author: Parini, Jay.
Format: Book
Language:English
Published: New York : Anchor Books, [2010]
Edition:First Anchor Books edition.
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Table of Contents:
  • Acknowledgments
  • Introduction
  • 1: Of Plymouth Plantation
  • 2: Federalist Papers
  • 3: Autobiography of Benjamin Franklin
  • 4: Journals of Lewis and Clark
  • 5: Walden
  • 6: Uncle Tom's Cabin
  • 7: Adventures of Huckleberry Finn
  • 8: Souls of black folk
  • 9: Promised land
  • 10: How to win friends and influence people
  • 11: Common sense book of baby and child care
  • 12: On the road
  • 13: Feminine mystique
  • Conclusion
  • Appendix: One hundred more books that changed America
  • Notes
  • Photo credits.