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Vidal, Gore

The Last Empire

Essays 1992-2000

€ 22.94

In a provocative and witty new anthology of essays, the author of the award-winning United States shares his thoughts on a wide range of literary, historical, political, and personal subjects, from appreciations of Edmund Wilson and Mark Twain to the distressing developments in American politics to autobiographical vignettes. Reprint. 15,00


Taal / Language : English

Inhoudsopgave:
PART I
Edmund Wilson: Nineteenth-Century Man
3(13)
Dawn Powell: Queen of the Golden Age
16(14)
Lost New York
30(16)
The Romance of Sinclair Lewis
46(22)
Twain on the Grand Tour
68(11)
Reply to a Critic
79(4)
Twain`s Letters
83(4)
Rabbit`s Own Burrow
87(27)
A Note on The City and the Pillar and Thomas Mann
114(8)
Anthony Burgess
122(3)
Pride
125(4)
Lindbergh: The Eagle Is Grounded
129(20)
Sinatra
149(4)
C. P. Cavafy
153(8)
PART II
George
161(5)
Amistad
166(13)
FDR: Love on the Hudson
179(11)
Wiretapping the Oval Office
190(12)
Clare Boothe Luce
202(15)
Truman
217(3)
Hersh`s JFK
220(18)
Nixon R.I.P
238(2)
Clinton-Gore I
240(7)
Bedfellows Make Strange Politics
247(7)
Clinton-Gore II
254(11)
Honorable Albert A. Gore, Junior
265(18)
Kopkind
283(9)
Bad History
292(9)
Blair
301(6)
PART III
How We Missed the Saturday Dance
307(6)
The Last Empire
313(21)
In the Lair of the Octopus
334(5)
With Extreme Prejudice
339(2)
Time for a People`s Convention
341(10)
The Union of the State
351(6)
Mickey Mouse, Historian
357(11)
U.S. out of UN-UN out of U.S.
368(4)
Race Against Time
372(7)
Chaos
379(18)
PART IV
Shredding the Bill of Rights
397(22)
The New Theocrats
419(5)
Coup de State
424(2)
Starr Conspiracy
426(5)
Birds and Bees and Clinton
431(5)
A Letter to Be Delivered
436(8)
Democratic Vistas
444(4)
Three Lies to Rule By
448(9)
Japanese Intentions in the Second World War
457
Extra informatie: 
Paperback / softback
480 pagina's
Januari 2002
340 gram
203 x 133 x 25 mm
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