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The American Myth of Success From Horatio Alger to Norman Vincent Peale by Richard Weiss
  

The American Myth of Success From Horatio Alger to Norman Vincent Peale

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The American Myth of Success From Horatio Alger to Norman Vincent Peale by Richard Weiss

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An exceptionally perceptive history of the cult of striving and success in American culture written with great clarity, and with a keen sense of the social and intellectual currents of the late nineteenth and twentieth centuries. -- Joseph Boskin, author of Sambo: The Rise and Demise of an American Jester


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Publication date

30th June 1988

Author

Richard Weiss

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Publisher

University of Illinois Press

Format

Paperback
288 pages

Categories

History of the Americas

ISBN

9780252060434

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