"Friedman produces cogent analyses of the most important developments of our time. . . . A convincing case for the green revolution required to rescue us from an unsustainable course."--"USA Today "
"Friedman has made himself a major interpreter of the confusing world we inhabit. . . . He gets the big issues right."--"The Washington Post Book World """ "A compelling manifesto that deserves a wide reading, especially by members of Congress."--"The Boston Globe ""If Friedman's profile and verve take his message where it needs to be heard, into the boardrooms of America and beyond, that can only be good--for all our sakes."--"The New York Times Book Review "" """"Tom Friedman has done it again. . . . He has lit upon what he might describe as another Big Idea, and, given his track record as a zeitgeist thermometer, we should all pay attention. . . . He has a gift for weaving anecdotes and examples from around the world into his broader tapestry."--"Financial Times """Hot, Flat, and Crowded "may make it official, for many, that ecology-mindedness is the character of our times. . . . I hope everyone reads it."--"The Philadelphia Inquirer ""Required reading"--"Business Week"""New York Times" columnist and globalization exponent Thomas Friedman pleads for Americans to wake up to the perils and opportunities of an emerging resource-strapped world. The author comes across as a blend of Will Rogers, Jack Welch and Norman Vincent Peale--a plain-spoken citizen outraged at the bullheadedness of U.S. politicians, yet optimistic about the power of ingenuity and finely crafted policy to avert disaster."--"Newsweek"show more