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The Powers That Be

Halberstam, David

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ISBN 10: 0394503813 / ISBN 13: 9780394503813
Editorial: Knopf, Toronto, ON, Canada, 1979
Usado Condición: Good Encuadernación de tapa dura
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Signed by Author 0394503813 2nd printing. Spine letters rubbed and faded. An Inscribed presentation copy signed by the author. Quality, Value, Experience. Media Shipped in New Boxes. N° de ref. de la librería LD1258

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Título: The Powers That Be

Editorial: Knopf, Toronto, ON, Canada

Año de publicación: 1979

Encuadernación: Hardcover

Condición del libro:Good

Condición de la sobrecubierta: No Jacket

Ejemplar firmado: Signed by Author(s)

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Gives an account of power at work in America.

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"The book provided manna for political, history, political science and journalism junkies and groupies. It bared the warts -- biases, politically partisan maneuverings, egos, dollars-and-cents motivations, personality clashes, society maneuvers, internal political wars, insecurities, chauvinistic behaviors and restricted realities of the news organizations as seen through the people who owned and ran them. Stories galore."--Australasian Journal of American Studies "Halberstam deploys a stunning novelistic skill in showing how his scores of characters feel about one another... Every page carries a graphic revelation of some piece of subtle delineation, flashes of insight struck off by the adjacencies of power. So understanding is the reporting that the skeletons, once hauled from their closets, don't rattle much." -- Anthony Smith, The Nation "[An] important and admirable book ... The Powers That Be will remain stirring history." -- Richard Rovere, New York Times Book Review "Extremely good reading. It builds a lucid and engaging narrative about important people and important events and ... will keep readers up after bedtime. It is also crammed with anecdotes available only to insiders." -- American Journal of Sociology

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