The Forgotten Man: A New History of the Great Depression

Paperback | May 27, 2008

byAmity Shlaes

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In The Forgotten Man, Amity Shlaes, one of the nation's most-respected economic commentators, offers a striking reinterpretation of the Great Depression. She traces the mounting agony of the New Dealers and the moving stories of individual citizens who through their brave perseverance helped establish the steadfast character we recognize as American today.

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In The Forgotten Man, Amity Shlaes, one of the nation's most-respected economic commentators, offers a striking reinterpretation of the Great Depression. She traces the mounting agony of the New Dealers and the moving stories of individual citizens who through their brave perseverance helped establish the steadfast character we recogni...

Amity Shlaes writes a column forForbesand serves as the chairman of the Calvin Coolidge Presidential Foundation. She is the author of theNew York TimesbestsellersCoolidge,The Forgotten Man, andThe Greedy Hand. She chairs the jury for the Hayek Book Prize of the Manhattan Institute. She lives in Brooklyn, New York.

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Format:PaperbackDimensions:512 pages, 8 × 5.31 × 1.15 inPublished:May 27, 2008Publisher:HarperCollinsLanguage:English

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ISBN - 10:0060936428

ISBN - 13:9780060936426

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The Forgotten Man by Amity Shlaes will forever change how America understands the causes of the Depression and FDR’s policies that prolonged it for a decade.”