One man's America / by Alistair Cooke.


1st American ed.. New York : A.A. Knopf, 1952.

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Other Title Published in England as: Letters from America
Letter from America (Radio program) http://id.loc.gov/authorities/names/n79089548
Subjects Psychologische aspecten.
Sociale aspecten.
United States.
Description vi, 268 pages, [1] leaf of plates : portrait ; 22 cm
Copyright Date 1952.
Notes Twenty-nine of a series of weekly talks called Letters from America, broadcast by the British Broadcasting Corporation.
Summary A collection of essays written by a British journalist about his experiences and observations of Americans immediately post-World War II.
Contents Getting away from it all -- The immigrant strain -- My first Indian -- Roughing it -- What's the matter with America? -- Some of our best citizens -- A Long Island duck -- Damon Runyon's America -- Joe Louis -- A big shot -- Washington, D.C. -- New York, New York -- Winter and Florida -- Spring, backdrop for history -- Spring, the ninth of April -- American summer -- The fall of New England -- Siren sounds -- Will Rogers -- The case of the November sun-tan -- Moving a home -- A baby is missing -- Margaret and Missouri -- The big brain -- A bell for Father Serra -- Six typical Americans -- No sympathy for apathy -- It's a democracy, isn't it? -- Letter to an intending immigrant.
Geographic Area United States
Network Numbers (OCoLC)5326109
(OCoLC)ocm05326109
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WorldCat Identities Cooke, Alistair, 1908-2004.
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