The American Myth of Success

The American Myth of Success : From Horatio Alger to Norman Vincent Peale

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  • Paperback | 288 pages
  • 139.7 x 203.2 x 22.86mm | 362.87g
  • University of Illinois Press
  • Baltimore, United States
  • English
  • Reprint
  • 0252060431
  • 9780252060434
  • 1,315,322

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"An exceptionally perceptive history of the cult of striving and success in American culture written with great clarity, and with a keen sense of the social and intellectual currents of the late nineteenth and twentieth centuries." -- Joseph Boskin, author of Sambo: The Rise and Demise of an American Jestershow more

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