THE UNWINDING: AN INNER HISTORY OF THE NEW AMERICA

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Libro del gran escritor GEORGE PACKER , 2014 autor de 448 paginas completamente en español y traducidas a diferentes idiomas de la mano de la editorial y distribuidora STRAUS AND GIROUX FARRAR sobre el genero Historia titulado THE UNWINDING: AN INNER HISTORY OF THE NEW AMERICA, disponible en varios formatos como epub o PDF listos para leer. 9780374534608

  • Categoria Historia
  • Autor GEORGE PACKER , 2014
  • Editorial STRAUS AND GIROUX FARRAR
  • Paginas 448
  • ISBN 9780374534608

Sinopsis y resumen del libro THE UNWINDING: AN INNER HISTORY OF THE NEW AMERICA

American democracy is beset by a sense of crisis.

Seismic changes over a single generation have created a country of winners and losers, allowing unprecedented freedom while breaking the social contract, driving the political system to the brink of collapse and leaving citizens adrift to find new ways forward.

In The Unwinding, George Packer tells the story of the last three decades traveling through the lives of several Americans, including a son of tobacco growers who becomes an evangelist of a new economy in the rural South, a factory worker in the Corruption Belt trying to survive the collapse of the

his city, a person from Washington who oscillates between political idealism and the appeal of organized money, and a billionaire from Silicon Valley who comes to a radical vision of the future.

Packer interweaves these stories with sketches of public figures, from Newt Gingrich to Jay-Z, and collages made from newspapers.

headlines, advertising slogans and song lyrics.

Packer's novelistic and kaleidoscopic history of the new America is his most ambitious work to date.

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