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My Pilgrim's Progress

My Pilgrim's Progress

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Written by George W.S. TrowAuthor Alerts:  Random House will alert you to new works by George W.S. Trow

  • Format: Trade Paperback, 288 pages
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  • Publisher: Vintage
  • On Sale: May 2, 2000
  • Price: $15.00
  • ISBN: 978-0-375-70138-2 (0-375-70138-9)
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In My Pilgrim's Progress, George W. S. Trow gives us a brilliantly original and provocative look at what's happened to America in our time -- a guided tour of the media, the politics, and the personalities of the last half-century by one of our most persuasive social critics.

Trow takes 1950 as the year the Old World gave way to the New: Winston Churchill had just been named The Man of the Half-Century by Time magazine; George Bernard Shaw was still alive, and so was William Randolph Hearst. But before the next half-decade was out, the world represented by these powerful old men had disappeared.