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Where We Stand: 30 Reasons for Loving Our Country
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Bibliographic Detail
Publisher Thorndike Pr
Publication date November 1, 2002
Pages 184
Binding Hardcover
Edition Large print
Book category Adult Non-Fiction
ISBN-13 9780786247073
ISBN-10 078624707X
Dimensions 0.75 by 5.75 by 8.75 in.
Weight 0.80 lbs.
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Original list price $29.95
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In these 30 essays, Roger Rosenblatt draws on his 27 years of reporting and commenting on America to reaffirm the core values of our complex and wonderful country. Famous for his ability to put wise and important ideas into witty and instructive prose, the prize-winning journalist and commentator provides comfort and resolve for Americans in a time of threat. With his charm and humor, Rosenblatt reminds us of the fundamental political and moral strengths of America.

During the last 30 years, Rosenblatt believes, we have been living outside history in a bubble of wealth and power. The events of September 11, 2001, have gives us a chance to reacquaint ourselves with what the country stands for and what it should become. If we have lost our way as a country, it is because we have lost sight of the idealism on which America was founded. The fundamentals of American justice and society are more than America's virtues—they are standards by which a civilization measures its worth.




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Large print edition from Thorndike Pr (November 1, 2002)
9780786247073 | details & prices | 184 pages | 5.75 × 8.75 × 0.75 in. | 0.80 lbs | List price $29.95
About: In these 30 essays, Roger Rosenblatt draws on his 27 years of reporting and commenting on America to reaffirm the core values of our complex and wonderful country.
1 edition from Harcourt (June 1, 2002)
9780151007226 | details & prices | 194 pages | 5.75 × 7.75 × 1.00 in. | 0.90 lbs | List price $16.95
About: In thirty essays, the author affirms the fundamental values, ideas, and strengths that shape the United States, reflecting on the events of September 11, 2001, and offering solace in a difficult period in the country's history.
Paperback
from Mariner Books (January 1, 2011)
9780156028783 | details & prices | 208 pages | List price $11.00

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