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The Fifties

The Fifties( )
Author: Halberstam, David
ISBN:978-1-4532-8607-4
Publication Date:Dec 2012
Publisher:Open Road Integrated Media, Inc.
Book Format:Ebook
List Price:USD $9.99
Book Description:

This vivid New York Times bestseller about 1950s America from a Pulitzer Prize-winning journalist is "an engrossing sail across a pivotal decade" (Time). Joe McCarthy. Marilyn Monroe. The H-bomb. Ozzie and Harriet. Elvis. Civil rights. It's undeniable: The fifties were a defining decade for America, complete with sweeping cultural change and political upheaval. This decade is also the focus of David Halberstam's triumphant The...
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Pages:816
Author Biography
Halberstam, David (Author)
David Halberstam was born on April 10, 1934 in New York City and later attended Harvard University. After graduating in 1955, Halberstam worked at a small daily newspaper until he attained a position at the Nashville Tennessean.

Halberstam has written over 20 books including The Children, a written account of his coverage of the Civil Rights Movement; The Best and Brightest, which was a bestseller; and The Game and October, 1964, both detailing his fascination of sports. Halberstam also won a Pulitzer Prize for his reports on the Vietnam War while working for the New York Times. He was killed in a car crash on April 23, 2007 at the age of 73.

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