The unwinding : an inner history of the new America /

Through an examination of the lives of several Americans and leading public figures over the past three decades, Packer portrays a superpower in danger of coming apart at the seams, its elites no longer elite, its institutions no longer working, its ordinary people left to improvise their own scheme...

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Main Author: Packer, George, 1960-
Format: Book
Language:English
Published: New York : Farrar, Straus and Giroux, 2013.
Edition:First edition.
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Table of Contents:
  • Pt. I : 1978 ; Dean Price ; Total War : Newt Gingrich ; Jeff Connaughton ; 1984 ; Tammy Thomas ; Her own : Oprah Winfrey ; Jeff Connaughton ; 1987 ; Craftsman : Raymond Carver ; Dean Price ; Tammy Thomas ; Mr. Sam: Sam Walton ; 1994 ; Jeff Connaughton ; Silicon Valley ; 1999 ; Dean Price ; Tammy Thomas ; 2003 ; Institution Man (1): Colin Powell ; Jeff Connaughton
  • Pt. II : Dean Price ; Radish queen: Alice Waters ; Tampa ; Silicon Valley ; 2008 ; Institution Man (2): Robert Rubin ; Jeff Connaughton ; Tammy Thomas ; Dean Price ; Just business: Jay-Z ; Tampa
  • Pt. III. Jeff Connaughton ; 2010 ; Citizen journalist: Andrew Breitbart ; Tampa ; Dean Price ; Tammy Thomas ; Tampa ; Prairie populist: Elizabeth Warren ; Wall Street ; 2012 ; Silicon Valley ; Jeff Connaughton ; Tampa ; Tammy Thomas ; Dean Price.