The True Believer by Eric Hoffer
Thoughts on the Nature of Mass Movements (Perennial Classics)

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A stevedore on the San Francisco docks in the 1940s, Eric Hoffer wrote philosophical treatises in his spare time while living in the railroad yards. The True Believer -- the first and most famous of his books -- was made into a bestseller when President Eisenhower cited it during one of the earliest television press conferences.Completely relevant and essential for understanding the world today, The True Believer is a visionary, highly provocative look into the mind of the fanatic and a penetrating study of how an individual becomes one.
 

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Martha Tod Dudman served as President and General Manager of Dudman Communications, a group of radio stations, from 1990 to 1999. Now a professional fundraiser, she lives in Northeast Harbor, Maine, with her son and daughter.
 
Published May 10, 2011 by HarperCollins e-books. 196 pages
Genres: Political & Social Sciences, Law & Philosophy, Health, Fitness & Dieting, Religion & Spirituality, Education & Reference, Professional & Technical. Non-fiction

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