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The golden age is in us

journeys & encounters, 1987-1994
  • 434 Pages
  • 2.63 MB
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  • English
by
Verso , London, New York
Travel, Modern History, History, Diaries, Jou
StatementAlexander Cockburn
Classifications
LC ClassificationsE839 .C63 1995, PN4874.C595 A32 1995
The Physical Object
Pagination434 p. ;
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL24752529M
ISBN 100860914348
ISBN 139780860914341
LC Control Number95165828
OCLC/WorldCa32613811

“In The Golden Age Is In Us Cockburn reveals an intimacy, warmth and tenderness, The book is, at the least, literate. It chronicles Cockburn’s view of everyday life. It Author: Alexander Cockburn. The Golden Age is in Us: Journeys and Encounters.

This volume is both a diary of a radicals working life and a public chronicle of the recent political past. His own reflections are interspersed with letters from Graham Greene, personal friends and irate readers/5.

""A warrior freethinker, armed with courage and gifted prose to cut down on the hypocrisies of tyrants."" --New York Times Book Review "In The Golden Age Is In Us Cockburn reveals an intimacy, warmth and tenderness, The book is, at the least, literate.

It chronicles Cockburn's view of everyday : Alexander Cockburn. This book will outlive the weird epoch it captures so tellingly.”—Christopher Hitchens, Financial Times “In The Golden Age Is In Us Cockburn reveals an intimacy, warmth and tenderness, The book is, at the least, literate.

It chronicles Cockburn’s view of everyday life. This volume is both a diary of a radical's working life and a public chronicle of the recent political past.

His own reflections are interspersed with letters from Graham Greene, personal friends and irate readers.

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