The Resource Pity the billionaire : the hard times swindle and the unlikely comeback of the Right, Thomas Frank, (electronic resource)

Pity the billionaire : the hard times swindle and the unlikely comeback of the Right, Thomas Frank, (electronic resource)

Label
Pity the billionaire : the hard times swindle and the unlikely comeback of the Right
Title
Pity the billionaire
Title remainder
the hard times swindle and the unlikely comeback of the Right
Statement of responsibility
Thomas Frank
Creator
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
In Pity the Billionaire, Frank examines the peculiar mechanism by which dire economic circumstances have delivered unexpected political results. Using firsthand reporting, a knowledge of the American Right, and a wicked sense of humor, he gives us the first full diagnosis of the cultural malady that has transformed collapse into profit, reconceived the Founding Fathers as heroes from an Ayn Rand novel, and enlisted the powerless in a fan club for the prosperous
Summary
Discusses how conservative Republicans have rebounded after the election of Barack Obama, outlining their strategy of total opposition to the liberal state while arguing that their policies further injure victims of the recession
Writing style
Audio
http://library.link/vocab/ext/novelist/bookUI
10080699
Cataloging source
ZS3
Characteristic
sound
http://library.link/vocab/creatorDate
1965-
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Frank, Thomas
Dewey number
973.932
PerformerNote
Read by the author
http://library.link/vocab/resourcePreferred
True
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • United States
  • Political culture
  • Conservatism
  • Global Financial Crisis, 2008-2009
  • Global Financial Crisis, 2008-2009
  • United States
  • United States
  • Rich people
  • Free enterprise
  • Public opinion
Target audience
adult
Label
Pity the billionaire : the hard times swindle and the unlikely comeback of the Right, Thomas Frank, (electronic resource)
Link
http://goldcoast.lib.overdrive.com/ContentDetails.htm?ID=B685B16C-2097-4A10-BA91-E694CEB47749
Instantiates
Publication
Note
  • Duration: 05:47:42
  • Downloadable audio file
Capture and storage technique
unknown
Color
not applicable
Configuration of playback channels
unknown
Contents
End Times -- 1929 : The Sequel -- Hold the Note and Change the Key -- Nervous System -- Making a Business Of It -- A Mask for Privilege -- Mimesis -- Say, Don't You Remember -- He Whom a Dream Hath Possessed Knoweth No More of Doubting -- The Technocratic Silence
Dimensions
  • not applicable
  • unknown
Edition
Unabridged.
Extent
1 online resource (1 sound file)
Form of item
online
Groove width / pitch
not applicable
Isbn
9781427223128
Isbn Type
(electronic audio bk.)
Other physical details
digital.
Sound
sound
Special playback characteristics
digital recording
Specific material designation
  • other
  • remote
Speed
unknown
Stock number
B685B16C-2097-4A10-BA91-E694CEB47749
System control number
  • (Sirsi) o775666075
  • (OCoLC)775666075
Tape configuration
not applicable
Tape width
not applicable
Label
Pity the billionaire : the hard times swindle and the unlikely comeback of the Right, Thomas Frank, (electronic resource)
Link
http://goldcoast.lib.overdrive.com/ContentDetails.htm?ID=B685B16C-2097-4A10-BA91-E694CEB47749
Publication
Note
  • Duration: 05:47:42
  • Downloadable audio file
Capture and storage technique
unknown
Color
not applicable
Configuration of playback channels
unknown
Contents
End Times -- 1929 : The Sequel -- Hold the Note and Change the Key -- Nervous System -- Making a Business Of It -- A Mask for Privilege -- Mimesis -- Say, Don't You Remember -- He Whom a Dream Hath Possessed Knoweth No More of Doubting -- The Technocratic Silence
Dimensions
  • not applicable
  • unknown
Edition
Unabridged.
Extent
1 online resource (1 sound file)
Form of item
online
Groove width / pitch
not applicable
Isbn
9781427223128
Isbn Type
(electronic audio bk.)
Other physical details
digital.
Sound
sound
Special playback characteristics
digital recording
Specific material designation
  • other
  • remote
Speed
unknown
Stock number
B685B16C-2097-4A10-BA91-E694CEB47749
System control number
  • (Sirsi) o775666075
  • (OCoLC)775666075
Tape configuration
not applicable
Tape width
not applicable

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