The Resource American : beyond our grandest notions, Chris Matthews, (electronic resource)

American : beyond our grandest notions, Chris Matthews, (electronic resource)

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American : beyond our grandest notions
Title
American
Title remainder
beyond our grandest notions
Statement of responsibility
Chris Matthews
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Language
eng
Summary
From Chris Matthews, host of MSNBC's Hardball, star of NBC's The Chris Matthews Show, and the New York Times bestselling author of Now, Let Me Tell You What I Really Think comes this celebration of the American Spirit. Fiercely independent, in love with freedom, convinced we can make it, we are like no other people on earth. We are a people reluctant to fight who become ferocious warriors when threatened or attacked. We are suspicious of governmental power, yet quick to embrace our flag in times of danger. A deeply practical nation, we loom as the world's great optimists. What unites us Americans is not so much language or ethnicity, but a set of distinct notions about ourselves that comprise our American-ness. The self-made country. The constant rebel. The reluctant warrior. The lone hero. The pioneer. The optimist. You see them all in the movies we make, the books we write, the history we have lived. What stirred the souls of our ancestors two centuries ago -- and all the generations in between -- still does. In American, Matthews presents a portrait of a country that enters the world arena even today armed with an extremely potent weapon, the collective notions we carry of America at its best. We have saluted them in our popular culture, from The Great Gatsby to Casablanca to Rocky, and throughout our American history, from 1776 to 9/11. Matthews paints a picture of more than just a nation challenged but a people ready and eager to prevail
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Matthews, Chris
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Political science
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adult
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American : beyond our grandest notions, Chris Matthews, (electronic resource)
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MWT11371841
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Unabridged.
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1 online resource (1 audio file (240 min.))
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  • electronic
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9780743541268
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MWT11371841
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Label
American : beyond our grandest notions, Chris Matthews, (electronic resource)
Link
Publication
Antecedent source
unknown
Capture and storage technique
digital storage
Color
not applicable
Configuration of playback channels
unknown
Control code
MWT11371841
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  • not applicable
  • unknown
Edition
Unabridged.
Extent
1 online resource (1 audio file (240 min.))
File format
unknown
Form of item
  • online
  • electronic
Governing access note
Digital content provided by hoopla
Groove width / pitch
not applicable
Isbn
9780743541268
Isbn Type
(sound recording : hoopla Audio Book)
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not applicable
Kind of disc cylinder or tape
not applicable
Kind of material
unknown
Level of compression
unknown
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digital.
Publisher number
MWT11371841
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unknown
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access
Sound
sound
Special playback characteristics
digital recording
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  • other
  • remote
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other
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Mode of access: World Wide Web
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not applicable
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