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The great derangement : a terrifying true story of war, politics, and religion at the twilight of the American empire / Matt Taibbi.

By: Taibbi, Matt.
Material type: TextTextPublisher: New York : Spiegel & Grau, 2008Edition: 1st ed.Description: 269 p. ; 25 cm.ISBN: 9780385520348 (hardcover); 0385520344 (hardcover).Subject(s): United States -- Politics and government -- 2001-2009 | United States -- Description and travel | Political culture -- United States | Taibbi, Matt -- Travel | United States. Congress -- Decision making | Iraq War, 2003-2011 -- Personal narratives, American | Left-wing extremists -- United States | September 11 Terrorist Attacks, 2001 -- Causes | Big churches -- Texas -- San Antonio | End of the world -- Social aspects -- Texas -- San AntonioDDC classification: 973.93
Contents:
Born again -- Congressional interlude I, or Inside the halls of derangement -- The longest three days of my life -- Baghdad interlude, or The derangement at war -- Discover the difference -- Congressional interlude II, or Democrats seize the reins of the derangement -- Bible study -- Conspiracy interlude I, or 9/11 and the derangement of truth -- Peak experience -- Conspiracy interlude II, or The derangement of the American left -- Practice, practice, practice -- Conspiracy interlude III, or The derangement of the peace movement -- The end.
Summary: Rolling Stone's Matt Taibbi set out to describe the nature of George Bush's America in the post-9/11 era and ended up vomiting demons in an evangelical church in Texas, riding the streets of Baghdad in an American convoy to nowhere, searching for phantom fighter jets in Congress, and falling into the rabbit hole of the 9/11 Truth Movement.--From publisher description.
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Born again -- Congressional interlude I, or Inside the halls of derangement -- The longest three days of my life -- Baghdad interlude, or The derangement at war -- Discover the difference -- Congressional interlude II, or Democrats seize the reins of the derangement -- Bible study -- Conspiracy interlude I, or 9/11 and the derangement of truth -- Peak experience -- Conspiracy interlude II, or The derangement of the American left -- Practice, practice, practice -- Conspiracy interlude III, or The derangement of the peace movement -- The end.

Rolling Stone's Matt Taibbi set out to describe the nature of George Bush's America in the post-9/11 era and ended up vomiting demons in an evangelical church in Texas, riding the streets of Baghdad in an American convoy to nowhere, searching for phantom fighter jets in Congress, and falling into the rabbit hole of the 9/11 Truth Movement.--From publisher description.

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Matt Taibbi is a contributing editor for Rolling Stone and a columnist for RollingStone.com. He is the author of The Great Derangement, Spanking the Donkey,Smells Like Dead Elephants, and The Divide: American Injustice in the Age of the Wealth Gap. <p> (Bowker Author Biography)

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