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Author Pierce, Charles P. (Charles Patrick), 1953-
Title Idiot America : how stupidity became a virtue in the Land of the Free / by Charles P. Pierce
Imprint New York : Doubleday, c2009
Edition 1st ed
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 Adult Nonfiction  973.93 PIE     AVAILABLE
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Call # 973.93 PIE
Phys. Description x, 293 p.
Bibliog. Includes bibliographical references
Summary An assessment of the "glorification of ignorance" in the United States traces how uneducated buffoonery became popular to the point of representing American culture, and expresses the author's hope that the nation will eventually value intellect more than reality television
Subject United States -- Politics and government -- Philosophy
Stupidity -- Political aspects -- United States
ISBN 0767926145