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The Resource A colossal wreck : a road trip through scandal, political corruption, and American culture, Alexander Cockburn

A colossal wreck : a road trip through scandal, political corruption, and American culture, Alexander Cockburn

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A colossal wreck : a road trip through scandal, political corruption, and American culture
Title
A colossal wreck
Title remainder
a road trip through scandal, political corruption, and American culture
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Alexander Cockburn
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Subject
Language
eng
Summary
"Alexander Cockburn was one of the most influential journalists of his generation. As the Atlantic noted, he was a towering figure who 'would say all the outrageous things his bland counterparts lacked the wit, courage, erudition, or epater-spirit to utter on their own.' In A Colossal Wreck, written prior to his death in July 2012, Cockburn reveals his great literary spirit, incisive reading of the situation, and campaigning vim into a single volume that will undoubtedly be seen as his masterpiece. Whether ruthlessly exposing the hypocrisy of Washington from Clinton to Obama, pricking the pomposity of those in power, or tirelessly defending the rights of the oppressed or silenced, Cockburn was the most gifted contrarian of his generation"--
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contains biographical information
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Cockburn, Alexander
Index
index present
Literary form
non fiction
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  • Cockburn, Alexander
  • Politics, Practical
  • Political culture
  • Political corruption
  • World politics
  • World politics
  • United States
  • United States
  • United States
  • United States
Label
A colossal wreck : a road trip through scandal, political corruption, and American culture, Alexander Cockburn
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Publication
Dimensions
24 cm.
Extent
xiii, 586 p.
Isbn
9781781681190
Isbn Type
(hardback)
Lccn
2013018400
System control number
  • (OCoLC)828484151
  • (OCoLC)ocn828484151
  • 609363
Label
A colossal wreck : a road trip through scandal, political corruption, and American culture, Alexander Cockburn
Publication
Dimensions
24 cm.
Extent
xiii, 586 p.
Isbn
9781781681190
Isbn Type
(hardback)
Lccn
2013018400
System control number
  • (OCoLC)828484151
  • (OCoLC)ocn828484151
  • 609363

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