A Life In Our Times

Paperback | April 12, 1982

byJohn Kenneth Galbraith

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The richly adventurous memoirs of one of the most dazzling public figures to dominate the American scene over the last decades
 
“As a raconteur and a literary stylist he stands with the best. . . . As entertainment, the book is a total success.”The New York Times Book Review
 
“Absorbing and irresistible.”The New Yorker
 
“A highly perceptive commentary on all our yesterdays . . . anecdotal, amusing, animated and above all, illuminating.”John Barkham Reviews
 
“An enjoyable book, full of fun, full of wisdom, and full of rare insights into the history of our times.”The New Republic
 
“A delightfully teeming book . . . [John Kenneth] Galbraith’s comic voice is a distinctive and durable literary achievement.”Atlantic Monthly

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The richly adventurous memoirs of one of the most dazzling public figures to dominate the American scene over the last decades   “As a raconteur and a literary stylist he stands with the best. . . . As entertainment, the book is a total success.”—The New York Times Book Review   “Absorbing and irresistible.”—The New Yorker   “A highly ...

John Kenneth Galbraith is a Canadian-born American economist who is perhaps the most widely read economist in the world. He taught at Harvard from 1934-1939 and then again from 1949-1975. An adviser to President John F. Kennedy, he served from 1961 to 1963 as U.S. ambassador to India. His style and wit in writing and his frequent media...

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Format:PaperbackDimensions:576 pages, 8.5 × 5.5 × 1.25 inPublished:April 12, 1982Publisher:Random House Publishing GroupLanguage:English

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ISBN - 10:0345303237

ISBN - 13:9780345303233

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