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The anguished American

William J. Lederer

The anguished American

by William J. Lederer

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Published by Gollancz in London .
Written in English

    Places:
  • United States.
    • Subjects:
    • Vietnamese Conflict, 1961-1975 -- United States

    • Edition Notes

      Statement[by] William J. Lederer.
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsDS557.A63 L4 1969
      The Physical Object
      Pagination254 p.
      Number of Pages254
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL4362504M
      ISBN 100575001887
      LC Control Number78417198
      OCLC/WorldCa33960

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      America (The Book): A Citizen's Guide to Democracy Inaction is a humor book written by Jon Stewart and other writers of The Daily Show that parodies and satirizes American politics and worldview. It has won several awards, and generated some controversy. An updated trade paperback edition was published in as a "Teacher's Edition", with updated coverage of Genre: Humor. American Girl WellieWishers Barbie Brio Calico Critters Frozen Harry Potter Hatchimals LEGO L.O.L. Surprise! Excerpted from The Anguished Dawn by James P. Hogan Excerpted by permission. Excerpts are provided by Dial-A-Book Inc. solely for the personal use of .


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Richard Lederer is an American author, speaker, and teacher, best known for his books on the English language and on wordplay such as puns, oxymorons, and anagrams. He has written more than 30 books and was the cohost of a national radio show, A Way with Words/5(20). American Girl WellieWishers Barbie Brio Calico Critters Frozen Harry Potter Hasbro Hatchimals LEGO L.O.L.

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The first edition of the novel was published inand was written by Richard Lederer. The book was published in multiple languages including English, consists of pages and is available in Paperback format/5.

The Quiet American is a novel by English author Graham Greene. Narrated in the first person by journalist Thomas Fowler, the novel depicts the breakdown of French colonialism in Vietnam and early American involvement in the Vietnam : Graham Greene. The Anguished Dawn is the sequel to Cradle of Saturn.

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It sold “well over two million copies worldwide” and was a finalist for the Pulitzer Prize as well as the National Book Critics Circle Award. “The Things They Carried has. Mohsin Hamid's second novel, The Reluctant Fundamentalist, is a quietly told, cleverly constructed fable of infatuation and disenchantment with America, says James Lasdun.