Printer Friendly

My holy war; dispatches from the home front.

1590171756

My holy war; dispatches from the home front.

Raban, Jonathan.

New York Review Books

2005

193 pages

$21.95

Hardcover

New York Review Books collection

E902

Raban (a frequent contributor to The New York Review of Books and other publications) characterizes this collection as "an irregular personal diary of the period from September 11 [2001] to the beginning of George W. Bush's second term." His essays, written from the perspective of an Englishman living in the US for the past 15 years, documents the political and cultural transformation of the US in the "war on terror," a transformation that has made the public and official face of the country appear ever more foreign both to the author and to an increasing number of Americans.

([c]20062005 Book News, Inc., Portland, OR)
COPYRIGHT 2006 Book News, Inc.
No portion of this article can be reproduced without the express written permission from the copyright holder.
Copyright 2006 Gale, Cengage Learning. All rights reserved.

Article Details
Printer friendly Cite/link Email Feedback
Publication:Reference & Research Book News
Article Type:Book Review
Date:Aug 1, 2006
Words:132
Previous Article:Punctuated equilibrium and the dynamics of U.S. environmental policy.
Next Article:The revenge of Hatpin Mary; women, professional wrestling and fan culture in the 1950s.
Topics:


Related Articles
Book Review With respect to women.
Robert Hayden: Essays on the Poetry. (Reviews).
Reed, Ishmael. Another day at the front; dispatches from the race war.
A 'holy alliance'.
World War I.
The Life and Presidency of Franklin Delano Roosevelt: An Annotated Bibliography, 3 vols..
The American Civil War; 365 days.

Terms of use | Privacy policy | Copyright © 2021 Farlex, Inc. | Feedback | For webmasters |