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Title: A Life in Our Times
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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
John Kenneth Galbraith who was born in 1908, is the Paul M. Warburg Professor of Economics Emeritus at Harvard University and a past president of the American Academy of Arts and Letters. He is the distinguished author of thirty-one books spanning three decades, including The Affluent Society, The Good Society, and The Great Crash. He has been awarded honorary degrees from Harvard, Oxford, the University of Paris, and Moscow University, and in 1997 he was inducted into the Order of Canada and received the Robert F. Kennedy Book Award for Lifetime Achievement. In 2000, at a White House ceremony, he was given the Presidential Medal of Freedom. He lives in Cambridge, Massachusetts.
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