A Colossal Wreck
A Road Trip Through Political Scandal, Corruption, and American Culture
|Publication Date:||Sep 2013|
| Publisher:||Verso Books|
| Book Format:||Hardback|
|List Price:||USD $29.95|
| Book Description: |
Alexander Cockburn was without question one of the most influential journalists of his generation, whose writing stems from the best tradition of Mark Twain, H.L. Menchken and Tom Paine. Colossal Wreck, his final work, finished shortly before his death in July 2012, exemplifies the prodigious literary brio that made Cockburn's name.
Whether ruthlessly exposing Beltway hypocrisy, pricking the pomposity of those in power, or tirelessly defending the rights of the...