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The time of our lives : collected writings, Peggy Noonan

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The time of our lives : collected writings
Title
The time of our lives
Title remainder
collected writings
Statement of responsibility
Peggy Noonan
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Language
eng
Summary
Witty, incisive, at times prophetic, and always original, this collection offers the best of Peggy Noonan's writing. The book travels the path of her remarkable career, showing how she became one of the most influential voices in America. It begins with an essay about Noonan's motivations as a writer and thinker, followed by a personal talk on the day the space shuttle Challenger exploded and the drafting of the speech Ronald Reagan would soon deliver. Then come chapters such as "People I miss, salutes to Tim Russert, Joan Rivers, Margaret Thatcher, and others; "Making trouble," Noonan's sharpest, funniest, and most critical columns about Democrats and Republicans, the idiocracy of government, and Beltway disconnect; "I just called to say I love you," her writing in the wake of 9-11, and clear-eyed foresight on what lay ahead in terms of war and sacrifice; "The loneliest president since Nixon," racking hope and change as it became disillusionment and disappointment with President Obama; and other sections where Noonan discerns the mood of the country, the melodrama of the historic 2008 election, her battles with the Catholic Church, and lighter meditations on baseball, a snowy afternoon in Brooklyn, and motherhood. Annotated throughout, The Time of our Lives articulates Noonan's conservative vision and provides readers with a majestic portrait of American life.--Adapted from book jacket
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DLC
Dewey number
973.927
Index
index present
LC call number
E903
LC item number
.N668 2015
Literary form
non fiction
The time of our lives : collected writings, Peggy Noonan
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The time of our lives : collected writings, Peggy Noonan
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Copyright
Note
Includes index
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volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
A lecture -- People I miss -- As I was telling Kate... -- America, America -- Having fun -- Making trouble -- What I told the bishops -- Uneasy pieces -- I just called to say I love you -- War -- What I saw at the evacuation -- My beautiful election -- The loneliest president since Nixon -- A republic, if we can keep it -- State of the Union
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24 cm
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Edition
First edition.
Extent
xliv, 445 pages
Isbn
9781455563111
Lccn
2015027852
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
System control number
ocn924682295

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