Rendezvous With Oblivion: Reports From A Sinking Society

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What Does A Middle-class Democracy Look Like When It Comes Apart? When, After Forty Years Of Economic Triumph, America's Winners Presuade Themselves That They Owe Nothing To The Rest Of The Country? In This Collection Of Interlocking Essays, Thomas Frank Takes Us On A Wide-ranging Tour Through Present-day America, Showing Us A Society In The Late Stages Of Disintegration And Describing The Qworlds Of Both The Winnesr And The Losers.--book Jacket. Introduction : The First Shall Be First -- Part 1: Many Vibrant Mansions -- Servile Disobedience -- The Architecture Of Inequality -- Home Of The Whopper -- Meet The Dykwias -- Dead End On Shakin' Street -- Part 2: Too Smart To Fail -- Academy Fight Song -- A Matter Of Degrees -- Course Corrections -- Part 3: The Poverty Of Centrism -- Beltway Trifecta -- The Animatronic Presidency -- Bully Pulpit -- The Powers That Were -- Part 4: The Explosion -- Why Millions Of Ordinary Americans Support Donald Trump -- Rendezvous With Oblivion -- How The Democrats Could Win Again, If They Wanted -- Main Street Usa -- America Made Great Again. Thomas Frank.

Author : Frank, Thomas , 1965- (author.)

Publisher : Metropolitan Books, Henry Holt And Company,

Published Year : 2018

Edition : 1

Format : print - Hardcover, 240 pages

Subject : Political culture, Political culture--United States, Polarization (Social sciences)--Political aspects, Polarization (Social sciences)--Political aspects--United States, JK1726 .F665 2018, 306.20973

Language : English

Dimensions : viii, 228 pages ; 22 cm

ISBN : 1250293669

ISBN13 : 9781250293664