Looking for the Good War: American Amnesia and the Violent Pursuit of Happiness

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$28.00  $26.04
Publisher
Farrar, Straus and Giroux
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Pages
368
Dimensions
5.6 X 8.4 X 1.4 inches | 1.1 pounds
Language
English
Type
Hardcover
EAN/UPC
9780374219925

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About the Author

Elizabeth D. Samet is the author of No Man's Land: Preparing for War and Peace in Post-9/11 America; Soldier's Heart: Reading Literature Through Peace and War at West Point, which won the Los Angeles Times Book Prize for Current Interest and was named one of the 100 Notable Books of 2007 by The New York Times; and Willing Obedience: Citizens, Soldiers, and the Progress of Consent in America, 1776-1898. Samet is the editor of Leadership: Essential Writings by Our Greatest Thinkers, The Annotated Memoirs of Ulysses S. Grant, and World War II Memoirs: Pacific Theater. The recipient of a National Endowment for the Humanities Public Scholar Grant and the Hiett Prize in the Humanities, she was also awarded a Guggenheim Fellowship to support the research and writing of Looking for the Good War. She is a professor of English at West Point.