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Name: Rick PerlsteinPen Name: None Genre: History Non-Fiction Audience: Adult; Born: 1969 in Milwaukee, Wisconsin
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Illinois ConnectionPearlstein graduated from the University of Chicago. He resides there today.
Biographical and Professional InformationRick Perlstein is the author of the New York Times bestseller The Invisible Bridge: The Fall of Nixon and the Rise of Reagan; Nixonland: The Rise of a President and the Fracturing of America, a New York Times bestseller picked as one of the best nonfiction books of 2007 by over a dozen publications; and Before the Storm: Barry Goldwater and the Unmaking of the American Consensus, which won the 2001 Los Angeles Times Book Award for history and appeared on the best books of the year lists of The New York Times, The Washington Post, and the Chicago Tribune. His essays and book reviews have been published in The New Yorker, The New York Times, The Washington Post, The Nation, The Village Voice, and Slate, among others. A contributing editor and board member of In These Times magazine, he lives in Chicago.
AwardsBefore the Storm Los Angeles Times Book Award for history, 2001 Best books of the year lists of The New York Times, The Washington Post, and the Chicago Tribune Nixonland New York Times Bestseller Notable Book, New York Times, 2008 Picked as one of the best nonfiction books of 2007 by over a dozen publications Reaganland Notable Book, NEW YORK TIMES, 2020 Starred Review, Publishers Weekly Starred Review, Kirkus The Invisible Bridge New York Times Bestseller
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Selected Titles At Your Library
Before the storm :
ISBN: 1568584121. OCLC Number: 418224352 Nation Books,. . In an astute and surprising history of the 1960s as the cradle of the conservative movement, Perlstein's gutsy narrative history profiles the rise of Barry Goldwater, the rich, handsome Arizona Republican who scorned the federal bureaucracy and despised l.
ISBN: 9780743243032. OCLC Number: 180755987 Scribner,. . An account of the thirty-seventh presidency sets Nixon's administration against a backdrop of the tumultuous civil rights movement while offering insight into how key events in the 1960s set the stage for today's political divides.
ISBN: 1476793050. OCLC Number: 1182022400 . . "Connects the activities and influence of today's conservative movements to a deliberate shift toward right-wing policies that began during the Carter administration and led to the election of Ronald Reagan in 1980."--
The invisible bridge :
ISBN: 1476782415. OCLC Number: 869437988 . . The best-selling author of Nixonland presents a portrait of the United States during the turbulent political and economic upheavals of the 1970s, covering events ranging from the Arab oil embargo and the era of Patty Hearst to the collapse of the South Vietnamese government and the rise of Ronald Reagan.