Before the Storm: Barry Goldwater and the Unmaking of the American Consensus

Rick Perlstein (Author)
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Product Details

Price
$21.99  $20.23
Publisher
Bold Type Books
Publish Date
March 01, 2009
Pages
671
Dimensions
5.5 X 8.22 X 1.84 inches | 1.54 pounds
Language
English
Type
Paperback
EAN/UPC
9781568584126

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About the Author

Rick Perlstein is the bestselling author of The Invisible Bridge: The Fall of Nixon and the Rise of Reagan and Nixonland: The Rise of a President and the Fracturing of America. His reviews, reporting, and essays have appeared in the New York Times, New York Observer, New Republic, Washington Post, London Review of Books, Columbia Journalism Review, the Nation, and the New Yorker. He has received a National Endowment for the Humanities grant for independent scholars. He lives in Chicago.

www.rickperlstein.org

Reviews

"Combining prodigious research with journalistic flair, Rick Perlstein. . .has produced a detailed and dramatic narrative of the rise of the modern right...It's an amazing story, and Perlstein, a man of the left, does it justice."--William Kristol, "The New York Times Book Review"
"Daring, virtuosic writing, and encyclopedic mastery make . . . [Before the Storm] one of the most stylish, riveting achievements in narrative history to appear in years . . . An exciting volume, an outstanding debut. It goes beyond conservatism. It ups the ante on what popular history can, and should, do."--Mark Greif, "The Village Voice"