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American vertigo : traveling America in the footsteps of Tocqueville / Bernard-Henri Lévy.

Author/Creator:
Lévy, Bernard-Henri.
Standardized Title:
American vertigo. English
Edition:
1st ed.
Publication:
New York : Random House, c2006.
Format/Description:
Book
308 p. ; 25 cm.
Subjects:
United States -- Description and travel.
United States -- Social conditions -- 1980-
Lévy, Bernard-Henri -- Travel -- United States.
Tocqueville, Alexis de, 1805-1859 -- Travel -- United States.
National characteristics, American.
Contents:
First visions (from Newport to Des Moines)
Moving west (from Kalona to Livingston)
The Pacific wall (from Seattle to San Diego)
Desert vertigo (from Vegas to Tempe)
Gone with the South (from Austin to Little Rock)
Eye of the hurricane (from Miami to Pittsburgh)
The beautiful and the damned (from Washington, D.C., back to Cape Cod)
What does it mean to be an American?
American ideology and the question of terrorism (the current state of affairs)
Has America gone mad?
Postscript.
ISBN:
1400064341 (hardcover)
OCLC:
62118425
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