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Speaking of Galbraith

a personal portrait

by Peggy Lamson

  • 352 Want to read
  • 21 Currently reading

Published by Ticknor & Fields in New York .
Written in English

    Places:
  • United States
    • Subjects:
    • Galbraith, John Kenneth, 1908-,
    • Economists -- United States -- Biography.

    • Edition Notes

      Includes index.

      StatementPeggy Lamson.
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsHB119.G33 L36 1991
      The Physical Object
      Paginationxvi, 236 p. :
      Number of Pages236
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL1530677M
      ISBN 100899199135
      LC Control Number91008088

        Speaking of The Who, I considered reviewing this wonderful book as a Saturday Odds & Sods segment, but thought better of it. I think it’s time for a Galbraith revival. He was a witty and wise man who was usually right. He was an uncommonly good, decent, and intelligent human being; qualities we are badly in need of as we endure an uncommonly bad, indecent, . In his 90th year, Galbraith has produced his 31st book: a slight but enjoyable remembrance of the great, and not-so-great, he has encountered in his adventures in politics. Galbraith first came to Washington, D.C., in to serve under FDR and the New Deal. He takes us from that time, when his own liberalism and the country's were being forged, to the end of the s, when .   Review copy was received from Publisher. This does not affect my opinion of the book or the content of my review. Lethal White by Robert Galbraith Series: Cormoran Strike #4 Published by Mullholland Books on Septem Genres: Mystery Pages: Format: Hardcover Source: Publisher Goodreads/5.


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