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by Alex Barnett


The Quotable American captures that spirit: hopeful, wry, irreverent, democratic, unpretentious, funny, resolute .

The Quotable American captures that spirit: hopeful, wry, irreverent, democratic, unpretentious, funny, resolute, ambitious, and tenacious. This collection brings together the richest examples of that color, wit, and depth. It is the best of the best. A cruising sailor, inveterate traveler, and student of Americana, he lives in Princeton, New Jersey.

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Not all of us paid attention in high school English class, but . Miriam Tuliao, assistant director of central collection development at the New York Public Library, helped us create a list of 25 American classics everyone should read.

Not all of us paid attention in high school English class, but that doesn't mean the assigned books weren't worth reading (or re-reading). And maybe it's finally time to enjoy "The Grapes of Wrath" and other classics, instead of just the CliffsNotes version.

I wrote the book to encourage historical literacy and by that I also mean historical curiosity.

Readers may start with the first chapter, on the National Mall in Washington, DC, a central place where these themes come together. As a public historian, how easy is it to get people interested in history? How do you set about doing it? I wrote the book to encourage historical literacy and by that I also mean historical curiosity.

The Quotable Rogue brings that into stunning clarity. This book of quotes captures the independent spirit of Palin and is a great resource for all of us who are ‘going rogue’ alongside her. ?

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Barnett most of all explored the crumbling and collapse of Britain’s once .

Like modern Americans, they laid exaggerated importance on theoretical university education in the humanities and on liberal theories of economics and politics, while their ruling elites were pathetically ignorant of what today are known in the United States as the STEM subjects – Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics.

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A spirited and wide-ranging collection drawn from the rich and colorful American tapestry that will inspire, provoke, amuse, entertain, energize, and enrich any reader."You can get more with a nice word and a gun than you can with a nice word."--Al Capone"That's one small step for man, one giant leap for mankind."--Neil A. Armstrong"There is no king who has not had a slave among his ancestors, and no slave who has not had a king among his."--Helen Keller"I have found out in later years we were very poor, but the glory of America is that we didn't know it then."--Dwight D. Eisenhower"All I was doing was trying to get home from work."--Rosa ParksDespite its widely varied geography and melting pot population, the United States has forged a spirit in its people that is uniquely, well, American. It is more than a simple sense of place. Born of a sense of adventure, of enterprise and optimism, of the search for freedom, that spirit has long inspired people the world over, drawn millions to its shores, and sparked admiring imitation, perhaps even envy. The Quotable American captures that spirit: hopeful, wry, irreverent, democratic, unpretentious, funny, resolute, ambitious, and tenacious.The Quotable American brings together the richest examples of that color, wit, and depth. It is the best of the best. And while selections or omissions just might spark some argument (And why not? It's one of the things Americans do best), what you'll find here is nothing but pure entertainment and inspiration.
The Quotable American ebook
Author:
Alex Barnett
Category:
Humanities
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Publisher:
Lyons Press; 1st edition (October 1, 2003)
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384 pages
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4.3
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