Second Drafts of History by Lance Morrow

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A collection of Morrow's best essays

About Lance Morrow

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Lance Morrow, twice winner of the National Magazine Award, is a longtime essayist for TIME magazine. He contributes essays and articles to other publications and is the author of eight books, including Evil: An Investigation and The Best Year of Their Lives: Kennedy, Johnson, and Nixon in 1948. He lives in Chatham, New York.
Published August 1, 2007 by Basic Books. 336 pages
Genres: History, Literature & Fiction. Non-fiction

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Clinton is the circus.” Against a vaguely dissatisfied take on politics and modern life, though, Morrow offers a humane and even hopeful vision: Remarking on the red state/blue state divide, for instance, he notes that “Americans have always been each other’s evil twins,” which ought to inspire a...

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Covering the 1980s through the present, these finely honed, clear-eyed essays by Time magazine columnist Morrow are largely successful attempts to make sense of an increasingly splintered American consciousness.

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