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9788499924694, titled "El desmoronamiento/ The Unwinding: Una crónica íntima de la nueva américa/ An Inner History of the New America" | Italian edition edition (Debate Editorial, January 15, 2015), cover price $34.95

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Product Description: The 2013 National Book Award Winner A New York Times BestsellerAmerican democracy is beset by a sense of crisis. Seismic shifts during a single generation have created a country of winners and losers, allowing unprecedented freedom while rending the social contract, driving the political system to the verge of breakdown, and setting citizens adrift to find new paths forward...read more

Hardcover:

9780374102418 | Farrar Straus & Giroux, May 21, 2013, cover price $27.00

Paperback:

9780374534608 | Reprint edition (Farrar Straus & Giroux, March 4, 2014), cover price $16.00 | About this edition: The 2013 National Book Award Winner A New York Times BestsellerAmerican democracy is beset by a sense of crisis.

CD/Spoken Word:

9781427251404 | Unabridged edition (St Martins Pr, December 5, 2013), cover price $66.99

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By George Packer and Amy Pastan (editor)

Paperback:

9781904832898, titled "The Photographs of Arthur Rothstein: Photographs of Arthur Rothstein" | D Giles Ltd, August 16, 2011, cover price $12.95

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Product Description: As we approach the tenth anniversary of the 9/11 attacks, we have a chance to see more clearly how they were a turning point in America’s relationship with the world. America became more assertive abroad; its authority and legitimacy as the only superpower became more widely opposed; and the limitations of the U...read more
By George Packer (foreword by)

Hardcover:

9781597975407 | Potomac Books Inc, August 31, 2010, cover price $27.50 | About this edition: As we approach the tenth anniversary of the 9/11 attacks, we have a chance to see more clearly how they were a turning point in America’s relationship with the world.

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Product Description: Throughout his career as a journalist, George Packer has always been attuned to the voices and stories of individuals caught up in the big ideas and events of contemporary history. Interesting Times unites brilliant investigative pieces such as "Betrayed," about Iraqi interpreters, with personal essays and detailed narratives of travels through war zones and failed states...read more

Hardcover:

9780374175726 | Farrar Straus & Giroux, November 10, 2009, cover price $28.00 | About this edition: Throughout his career as a journalist, George Packer has always been attuned to the voices and stories of individuals caught up in the big ideas and events of contemporary history.

George Orwell was first and foremost an essayist. From his earliest published article in 1928 to his untimely death in 1950, he produced an extraordinary array of short nonfiction that reflected—and illuminated—the fraught times in which he lived and wrote. "As soon as he began to write something," comments George Packer in his foreword to this new two-volume collection, "it was as natural for Orwell to propose, generalize, qualify, argue, judge—in short, to think—as it was for Yeats to versify or Dickens to invent."Facing Unpleasant Facts charts Orwell's development as a master of the narrative-essay form and unites classics such as "Shooting an Elephant" with lesser-known journalism and passages from his wartime diary. Whether detailing the horrors of Orwell's boyhood in an English boarding school or bringing to life the sights, sounds, and smells of the Spanish Civil War, these narrative essays weave together the personal and the political in an unmistakable style that is at once plainspoken and brilliantly complex.
By George Packer (editor)

Hardcover:

9780151013616 | 1 edition (Houghton Mifflin, October 13, 2008), cover price $25.00 | About this edition: George Orwell was first and foremost an essayist.

Paperback:

9780156033138 | Mariner Books, October 14, 2009, cover price $15.95 | About this edition: George Orwell was first and foremost an essayist, producing throughout his life an extraordinary array of short nonfiction that reflected--and illuminated--the fraught times in which he lived.

Miscellaneous:

9780547417769 | Houghton Mifflin, October 14, 2009, cover price $14.95

Hardcover:

9780151013555 | 1 edition (Houghton Mifflin, October 13, 2008), cover price $25.00

Paperback:

9780156033077 | Mariner Books, October 14, 2009, cover price $15.95

Miscellaneous:

9780547417752 | Houghton Mifflin, October 14, 2009, cover price $14.95

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Product Description: Based on the journalist-playwrights original article in The New Yorker, Betrayed is the story of three young Iraqi translators who risk everything for America's promise of freedom while their country collapses around them. A L.A. Theatre Works full-cast performance featuring: Jeremy Beck, Kevin Daniels, Andrea Gabriel, John Getz, Sevan Greene, Sam Kanater and Waleed F...read more

Paperback:

9780573662874 | Samuel French Inc Plays, February 28, 2009, cover price $9.95

CD/Spoken Word:

9781580815918 | L A Theatre Works, September 25, 2009, cover price $29.95 | About this edition: Based on the journalist-playwrights original article in The New Yorker, Betrayed is the story of three young Iraqi translators who risk everything for America's promise of freedom while their country collapses around them.

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Paperback:

9780865479913 | Faber & Faber, January 22, 2008, cover price $13.00

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Named one of the Best Books of 2005 by The New York Times, The Washington Post Book World, The Boston Globe, The Chicago Tribune, The San Francisco Chronicle Book Review, The Los Angeles Times Book Review, The New York Times Book Review, USA Today, Time, and New York magazine.  The Assassins’ Gate: America in Iraq recounts how the United States set about changing the history of the Middle East and became ensnared in a guerrilla war in Iraq. It brings to life the people and ideas that created the Bush administration’s war policy and led America to the Assassins’ Gate—the main point of entry into the American zone in Baghdad.  The Assassins’ Gate also describes the place of the war in American life: the ideological battles in Washington that led to chaos in Iraq, the ordeal of a fallen soldier ’s family, and the political culture of a country too bitterly polarized to realize such a vast and morally complex undertaking. George Packer’s best-selling first-person narrative combines the scope of an epic history with the depth and intimacy of a novel, creating a masterful account of America’s most controversial foreign venture since Vietnam.

Hardcover:

9780786284511 | Large print edition (Thorndike Pr, April 10, 2006), cover price $30.95 | About this edition: Named one of the Best Books of 2005 by The New York Times, The Washington Post Book World, The Boston Globe, The Chicago Tribune, The San Francisco Chronicle Book Review, The Los Angeles Times Book Review, The New York Times Book Review, USA Today, Time, and New York magazine.
9780374299637 | Farrar Straus & Giroux, September 22, 2005, cover price $26.00 | About this edition: Reconstructs America's entry in the Iraq War, focusing particular attention on the cultural misunderstandings on both sides that made the war possible, as well as the missteps that have shaped its outcome.

Paperback:

9780374530556 | Farrar Straus & Giroux, September 1, 2006, cover price $16.00 | About this edition: The Assassins' Gate: America in Iraq

Miscellaneous:

9780374705329 | 1 edition (Farrar Straus & Giroux, April 1, 2006), cover price $9.99

Prebinding:

9781435277069 | Reprint edition (Paw Prints, May 16, 2008), cover price $24.00

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Nine distinguished authors--including Paul Berman, Kana Makiya, and William Finnegan--take a close-up, sometimes hard, look at American life, politics, and America's role in the world, covering such topics as globalization, economic inequality, secularism, and the war against terrorism. Original.
By George Packer (editor)

Paperback:

9780060532499 | Perennial, August 1, 2003, cover price $13.95 | About this edition: Nine distinguished authors--including Paul Berman, Kana Makiya, and William Finnegan--take a close-up, sometimes hard, look at American life, politics, and America's role in the world, covering such topics as globalization, economic inequality, secularism, and the war against terrorism.

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The author describes his experiences working as a Peace Corps instructor in Togo, and depicts the daily life of African villagers (view table of contents)

Paperback:

9780374527808 | 1 edition (Farrar Straus & Giroux, August 1, 2001), cover price $23.00
9780394757544 | 1 edition (Vintage Books, August 1, 1988), cover price $13.00 | About this edition: The author describes his experiences working as a Peace Corps instructor in Togo, and depicts the daily life of African villagers

An acclaimed writer uses his own politically active family to dissect American liberalism, carefully tracing the various forces that have divided and unified liberals throughout American history. Reprint. 15,000 first printing. (view table of contents)

Hardcover:

9780374251420 | Farrar Straus & Giroux, August 1, 2000, cover price $26.00 | About this edition: The author discusses how such issues as the New Deal and the New Left influenced his grandfather's and father's political activism, and how both figures affected his own personal and political life.

Paperback:

9780374527785 | Reprint edition (Farrar Straus & Giroux, August 1, 2001), cover price $16.00 | About this edition: An acclaimed writer uses his own politically active family to dissect American liberalism, carefully tracing the various forces that have divided and unified liberals throughout American history.

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When Joe is mistaken for African, rather than African American, he realizes that letting the illusion stand opens up a whole new world

Hardcover:

9781555972776 | Graywolf Pr, October 1, 1998, cover price $24.95 | About this edition: When Joe is mistaken for African, rather than African American, he realizes that letting the illusion stand opens up a whole new world

Covering the civil war on an island nation off the coast of Asia, ambitious journalist Daniel Levin abandons his visting American fiancee to interview the leader of the guerilla movement and becomes an unwitting player in the political events

Hardcover:

9780394581927 | Random House Inc, November 1, 1991, cover price $20.00 | About this edition: Covering the civil war on an island nation off the coast of Asia, ambitious journalist Daniel Levin abandons his visting American fiancee to interview the leader of the guerilla movement and becomes an unwitting player in the political events

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