From journalists Agnes Hooper Gottlieb and Henry Gottlieb, and Brent Bowers and Barbara Bowers, the acclaimed co-authors of 1,000 Years, 1,000 People, comes a new book that celebrates the reasons we’re proud to call America home—from jazz and the Gettysburg Address to baseball and the White Castle hamburger. Chock full of anecdotes and often surprising insights and historical information, 1,000 Things to Love About America is a smart, breezy, and unabashed love song to the good old U.S.A.
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From jazz to the Gettysburg Address to baseball to the White Castle hamburger—here are the 1,000 greatest things about America!
The Pilgrims called their new nation "a shining city upon a hill." Abraham Lincoln praised it as "the last, best hope of mankind." In times of boom or bust, this remarkable land we know as America has been a beacon of hope illuminating the world. Now the authors of 1,000 Years, 1,000 People: Ranking the Men and Women Who Shaped the Millennium have teamed up once again to pay unabashed tribute to the greatness of our country—in a fascinating, fun, and informative celebration of the concepts, inventions, institutions, icons, history, social trends, geographical wonders, and consumer products that have made the U.S.A. such an awesomely amazing place!
The Constitution • Mount Rushmore • Backyard Decks • Monopoly Internet Shopping • Duct Tape • Yogi Berra • The Super Bowl Ultimate Frisbee • The Fifth Amendment • The PTA • The Indy 500 Freedom of the Press • Hollywood • Sesame Street • ChapStick Poker • The Wizard of Oz • Fast Food • The Cleveland Orchestra
The Barn Owl • Glacier National Park • Jack Daniel's Old No. 7 Patchwork Quilts • Soap Operas • Joy of Cooking • West Point A Streetcar Named Desire • The Florida Keys • The Red Cross Wikipedia • Deodorant • The Hubble Space Telescope • Grizzly Bears The Beach Boys • The White House • Recycling • Meat Loaf
. . . and many, many more Things to Love About America!
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Book Description HarperCollins Publishers Inc, United States, 2010. Paperback. Book Condition: New. 196 x 134 mm. Language: English . Brand New Book ***** Print on Demand *****. 1,000 Things to Love About America is a joyful celebration of a nation that the Pilgrims described as a shining city upon a hill and that Lincoln called the last, best hope of mankind. The four journalists who wrote 1,000 Years, 1,000 People , which USA Today called a fascinating history less and conversation topic , now team up again to pay unabashed tribute to the greatness of our country. The thousand entries include a broad mix of wholly American concepts, institutions, inventions, historical documents, social trends, cultural icons, geographical wonders, and consumer products. They range from the Constitution and Mount Rushmore to backyard decks and Internet shopping, from baseball and poker to Ultimate Frisbee and the Superbowl, from the Fifth Amendment and Freedom of the Press to Hollywood Sirens and Sesame Street. Pithy, accessible, illuminating and always entertaining, 1,000 Things to Love About America serves as an unapologetic assertion that the U.S.A. is an amazing place to call home, highlighting both history and fascinating trivia along the way. Bookseller Inventory # APC9780061806285