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The Great Unraveling: Losing Our Way in the New Century
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Bibliographic Detail
Publisher W W Norton & Co Inc
Publication date September 1, 2003
Pages 320
Binding Hardcover
Edition 1
Book category Adult Non-Fiction
ISBN-13 9780393058505
ISBN-10 0393058506
Dimensions 1.50 by 6.50 by 9.50 in.
Weight 1.80 lbs.
Availability§ Out of Print
Original list price $25.95
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Summary
A respected economist and columnist for The New York Times shares a collection of his most influential columns, along with commentary, that critically analyzes the course of the American economy, looking at the collapse of fiscal responsibility, corporate scandals, political dishonesty, and what the nation needs to get back on track. 125,000 first printing.
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The national bestseller: A galvanizing work from America's leading economic critic―a book that will set the terms of the political debate for years to come.

No one has more authority to call the shots the way they really are than Paul Krugman, whose provocative New York Times columns are keenly followed by millions. One of the world's most respected economists, Krugman has been named America's most important columnist by the Washington Monthly and columnist of the year by Editor and Publisher magazine.

In this long-awaited work containing Krugman's most influential columns along with new commentary, he chronicles how the boom economy unraveled: how exuberance gave way to pessimism, how the age of corporate heroes gave way to corporate scandals, how fiscal responsibility collapsed. From his account of the secret history of the California energy crisis to his devastating dissections of dishonesty in the Bush administration, Krugman tells the uncomfortable truth about how the United States lost its way. And he gives us the road map we will need to follow if we are to get the country back on track.

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Hardcover
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1 edition from W W Norton & Co Inc (September 1, 2003)
9780393058505 | details & prices | 320 pages | 6.50 × 9.50 × 1.50 in. | 1.80 lbs | List price $25.95
About: A respected economist shares a collection of his colums from 'The New York Times' that analyzes the course of the American economy, looking at the collapse of fiscal responsibility, corporate scandals, and how the nation can get back on track.
Paperback
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Reprint edition from W W Norton & Co Inc (August 30, 2004)
9780393326055 | details & prices | 516 pages | 5.50 × 8.00 × 1.00 in. | 1.10 lbs | List price $15.95
About: A respected economist shares a collection of his columns from 'The New York Times' that analyzes the course of the American economy, looking at the collapse of fiscal responsibility, corporate scandals, and how the nation can get back on track.
CD/Spoken Word
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Unabridged edition from Harperaudio (September 1, 2003)
9780060581787 | details & prices | 5.00 × 5.50 × 0.50 in. | 0.34 lbs | List price $29.95
About: A respected economist shares a collection of his columns from 'The New York Times' that analyzes the course of the American economy, looking at the collapse of fiscal responsibility, corporate scandals, and how the nation can get back on track.
Cassette/Spoken Word
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Abridged edition from Harperaudio (September 1, 2003)
9780060581770 | details & prices | 4.00 × 7.00 × 0.75 in. | 0.38 lbs | List price $25.95
About: A respected economist shares a collection of his columns from 'The New York Times' that analyzes the course of the American economy, looking at the collapse of fiscal responsibility, corporate scandals, and how the nation can get back on track.

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