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              Joe Biden: American Dreamer

              Joe Biden: American Dreamer (Hardback)

              By Osnos, Evan

              • RRP: $42.99
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              A concise, brilliant and trenchant examination of Democratic nominee Joe Biden and his lifelong quest for the presidency Former vice president Joseph R. Biden Jr. has been called both the luckiest man and the unluckiest - fortunate to have sustained a fifty-year political career ...that reached the White House, but also marked by deep personal losses that he has suffered. Yet even as Biden's life has been shaped by drama, it has also been powered by a willingness, rare at the top ranks of politics, to confront his shortcomings, errors and reversals of fortune. His trials have forged in him a deep empathy for others in hardship - an essential quality as he addresses a nation at its most dire hour in decades. Blending up-close journalism and broader context, Evan Osnos illuminates Biden's life and captures the characters and meaning of an extraordinary presidential election. He draws on lengthy interviews with Biden and on revealing conversations with more than a hundred others, including President Barack Obama, Cory Booker, Amy Klobuchar, Pete Buttigieg, and a range of progressive activists, advisers, opponents, and Biden family members. In this nuanced portrait, Biden emerges as flawed, yet resolute, and tempered by the flame of tragedy - a man who just may be uncannily suited for his moment in history.
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              ISBN 9781526635174
              Released NZ 2 Mar 2021
              Publisher Bloomsbury Publishing PLC
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              Joe Biden: American Dreamer

              Joe Biden: American Dreamer (Trade Paperback / Paperback)

              By Osnos, Evan

              • RRP: $32.99
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              A concise, brilliant and trenchant examination of Democratic nominee Joe Biden and his lifelong quest for the presidency Former vice president Joseph R. Biden Jr. has been called both the luckiest man and the unluckiest - fortunate to have sustained a fifty-year political career ...that reached the White House, but also marked by deep personal losses that he has suffered. Yet even as Biden's life has been shaped by drama, it has also been powered by a willingness, rare at the top ranks of politics, to confront his shortcomings, errors and reversals of fortune. His trials have forged in him a deep empathy for others in hardship - an essential quality as he addresses a nation at its most dire hour in decades. Blending up-close journalism and broader context, Evan Osnos illuminates Biden's life and captures the characters and meaning of an extraordinary presidential election. He draws on lengthy interviews with Biden and on revealing conversations with more than a hundred others, including President Barack Obama, Cory Booker, Amy Klobuchar, Pete Buttigieg, and a range of progressive activists, advisers, opponents, and Biden family members. In this nuanced portrait, Biden emerges as flawed, yet resolute, and tempered by the flame of tragedy - a man who just may be uncannily suited for his moment in history.
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              ISBN 9781526635167
              Released NZ 1 Dec 2020
              Publisher Bloomsbury Publishing PLC
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              Wildland: The Making of America's Fury
               

              Wildland: The Making of America's Fury (Hardback)

              By Osnos, Evan

              • RRP: $42.99
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              • Pub Date
                5 Jan 22

              Evan Osnos moved to Washington, DC, in 2013 after a decade away from the United States. While abroad, he often found himself making a case for America, urging the citizens of Egypt, Iraq or China to trust that even though America had made grave mistakes throughout its history, it... aspired to some foundational moral commitments - the rule of law, the power of truth, the right of equal opportunity for all. But when he returned to the United States, he found each of these principles under assault. In search of an explanation for the crisis, he focused on three places he knew firsthand: Greenwich, Connecticut; Clarksburg, West Virginia; and Chicago, Illinois. Reported over the course of six years, Wildland follows ordinary individuals as they navigate the varied landscapes of twenty-first-century America. Through their powerful, often poignant stories, Osnos traces the sources of America's political dissolution. He finds answers in the rightward shift of the financial elite in Greenwich; in the collapse of social infrastructure and possibility in Clarksburg; and in the compounded effects of segregation and violence in Chicago. The truth about the state of the nation may be found not in the slogans of political leaders but in the intricate details of individual lives, and in the hidden connections between them. A dramatic, prescient examination of seismic changes in American politics and culture, Wildland is the story of a crucible, a period bounded by two shocks to America's psyche, two assaults on the country's sense of itself: the attacks of September 11 in 2001 and the storming of the US Capitol on January 6, 2021. Following the lives of everyday Americans in three cities across two decades, Osnos illuminates the country in a startling light, revealing how it lost the moral confidence to see itself as larger than the sum of its parts.
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              ISBN 9781526635525
              Released NZ 5 Jan 2022
              Publisher Bloomsbury Publishing PLC
              Interest Age 16+ years
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              Joe Biden: American Dreamer
               

              Joe Biden: American Dreamer (Paperback)

              By Osnos, Evan

              • RRP: $24.99
              • $19.49
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              • Pub Date
                26 Oct 21

              The new biography of President Joe Biden by National Book Award winner and New Yorker staff writer Evan Osnos - A Financial Times, Guardian and Daily Express Book of the Year 'A thoroughly readable primer' Guardian 'Biden has overcome unimaginable tribulation, multiple presidenti...al primary humiliations, a potentially crippling speech impediment and his own mediocrity. Now he carries the hopes of billions upon his shoulders' Sunday Times President Joseph R. Biden Jr. has been called both the luckiest man and the unluckiest - fortunate to have sustained a fifty-year political career that reached the White House, but also marked by deep personal losses that he has suffered. Yet even as Biden's life has been shaped by drama, it has also been powered by a willingness, rare at the top ranks of politics, to confront his shortcomings, errors and reversals of fortune. His trials have forged in him a deep empathy for others in hardship - an essential quality as he addresses a nation at its most dire hour in decades. Blending up-close journalism and broader context, Evan Osnos illuminates Biden's life and captures the characters and meaning of an extraordinary presidential election. He draws on lengthy interviews with Biden and on revealing conversations with more than a hundred others, including President Barack Obama, Cory Booker, Amy Klobuchar, Pete Buttigieg, and a range of progressive activists, advisers, opponents, and Biden family members. In this nuanced portrait, Biden emerges as flawed, yet resolute, and tempered by the flame of tragedy - a man who just may be uncannily suited for his moment in history.
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              ISBN 9781526635198
              Released NZ 26 Oct 2021
              Publisher Bloomsbury Publishing PLC
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              Encountering China: Michael Sandel and Chinese Philosophy

              Encountering China: Michael Sandel and Chinese Philosophy (Hardback)

              Edited by Sandel, Michael J.; D'Ambrosio, Paul J.; Foreword by Osnos, Evan

              • RRP: $56.99
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              In Michael Sandel the Chinese have found a guide through the ethical dilemmas created by their swift embrace of a market economy--one whose communitarian ideas resonate with China's own rich, ancient philosophical traditions. This volume explores the connections and tensions reve...aled in this unlikely episode of Chinese engagement with the West.
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              ISBN 9780674976146
              Released NZ 15 Jan 2018
              Publisher John Wiley & Sons Australia Lt
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              Language (English)
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              Wildland: The Making of America's Fury
               

              Wildland: The Making of America's Fury (Trade Paperback / Paperback)

              By Osnos, Evan

              • RRP: $32.99
              • $25.73
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              • Pub Date
                28 Sep 21

              Evan Osnos moved to Washington, DC, in 2013 after a decade away from the United States. While abroad, he often found himself making a case for America, urging the citizens of Egypt, Iraq or China to trust that even though America had made grave mistakes throughout its history, it... aspired to some foundational moral commitments - the rule of law, the power of truth, the right of equal opportunity for all. But when he returned to the United States, he found each of these principles under assault. In search of an explanation for the crisis, he focused on three places he knew firsthand: Greenwich, Connecticut; Clarksburg, West Virginia; and Chicago, Illinois. Reported over the course of six years, Wildland follows ordinary individuals as they navigate the varied landscapes of twenty-first-century America. Through their powerful, often poignant stories, Osnos traces the sources of America's political dissolution. He finds answers in the rightward shift of the financial elite in Greenwich; in the collapse of social infrastructure and possibility in Clarksburg; and in the compounded effects of segregation and violence in Chicago. The truth about the state of the nation may be found not in the slogans of political leaders but in the intricate details of individual lives, and in the hidden connections between them. A dramatic, prescient examination of seismic changes in American politics and culture, Wildland is the story of a crucible, a period bounded by two shocks to America's psyche, two assaults on the country's sense of itself: the attacks of September 11 in 2001 and the storming of the US Capitol on January 6, 2021. Following the lives of everyday Americans in three cities across two decades, Osnos illuminates the country in a startling light, revealing how it lost the moral confidence to see itself as larger than the sum of its parts.
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              ISBN 9781526635501
              Released NZ 28 Sep 2021
              Publisher Bloomsbury Publishing PLC
              Interest Age 16+ years
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              Age of Ambition: Chasing Fortune, Truth and Faith in the New China

              Age of Ambition: Chasing Fortune, Truth and Faith in the New China (Paperback)

              By Osnos, Evan

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              Describes some of the billion individual lives that make up China's story - one that unfolds on remote farms, in glittering mansions, and in the halls of power of the world's largest authoritarian regime.

              ISBN 9780099589976
              Released NZ 1 Sep 2015
              Publisher Vintage
              Interest Age 19+ years
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              Wildland: The Making of America's Fury
                 

              Wildland: The Making of America's Fury (Audio CD / Audio)

              Read by Osnos, Evan

              • RRP: $131.50
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              • Pub Date
                14 Sep 21

              WILDLAND by Evan Osnos is a forthcoming title from Farrar, Straus and Giroux.

              ISBN 9781250818720
              Released NZ 14 Sep 2021
              Publisher Macmillan
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              Age of Ambition: Chasing Fortune, Truth, and Faith in the New China
               

              Age of Ambition: Chasing Fortune, Truth, and Faith in the New China (Trade Paperback / Paperback)

              By Osnos, Evan

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              Finalist for the 2014 National Book Award in nonfiction. A vibrant, colorful, and revelatory inner history of China during a moment of profound transformation From abroad, we often see China as a caricature: a nation of pragmatic plutocrats and ruthlessly dedicated students desti...ned to rule the global economy--or an addled Goliath, riddled with corruption and on the edge of stagnation. What we don't see is how both powerful and ordinary people are remaking their lives as their country dramatically changes. As the Beijing correspondent for The New Yorker, Evan Osnos was on the ground in China for years, witness to profound political, economic, and cultural upheaval. In Age of Ambition, he describes the greatest collision taking place in that country: the clash between the rise of the individual and the Communist Party's struggle to retain control. He asks probing questions: Why does a government with more success lifting people from poverty than any civilization in history choose to put strict restraints on freedom of expression? Why do millions of young Chinese professionals--fluent in English and devoted to Western pop culture--consider themselves angry youth, dedicated to resisting the West's influence? How are Chinese from all strata finding meaning after two decades of the relentless pursuit of wealth? Writing with great narrative verve and a keen sense of irony, Osnos follows the moving stories of everyday people and reveals life in the new China to be a battleground between aspiration and authoritarianism, in which only one can prevail.
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              ISBN 9780374535278
              Released NZ 5 May 2015
              Publisher Farrar, Straus and Giroux (Byr
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              Wildland: The Making of America's Fury
                

              Wildland: The Making of America's Fury (Hardback)

              By Osnos, Evan

              • RRP: $63.99
              • $49.44
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              • Pub Date
                14 Sep 21

              After a decade abroad, the National Book Award- and Pulitzer Prize-winning writer Evan Osnos returns to three places he has lived in the United States--Greenwich, CT; Clarksburg, WV; and Chicago, IL--to illuminate the origins of America's political fury Evan Osnos moved to Washin...gton, DC, in 2013 after a decade away from the United States, first as the Beijing bureau chief at the Chicago Tribune and then as the China correspondent for The New Yorker. While abroad, he often found himself making a case for America, urging the citizens of Egypt, Iraq, or China to trust that even though America had made grave mistakes throughout its history, it aspired to some foundational moral commitments--the rule of law, the power of truth, the right of equal opportunity for all. But when he returned to the United States, he found each of these principles under assault. In search of an explanation for the crisis that reached an unsettling crescendo in 2020--a year of pandemic, civil unrest, and political turmoil--he focused on three places he knew firsthand: Greenwich, Connecticut; Clarksburg, West Virginia; and Chicago, Illinois. Reported over the course of six years, Wildland follows ordinary individuals as they navigate the varied landscapes of twenty-first-century America. Through their powerful, often poignant stories, Osnos traces the sources of America's political dissolution. He finds answers in the rightward shift of the financial elite in Greenwich; in the collapse of social infrastructure and possibility in Clarksburg; and in the compounded effects of segregation and violence in Chicago. The truth about the state of the nation may be found not in the slogans of political leaders but in the intricate details of individual lives, and in the hidden connections between them. As Wildland weaves in and out of these personal stories, events in Washington occasionally intrude, like flames licking up on the horizon. A prescient, empathetic examination of seismic changes in America
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              ISBN 9780374286675
              Released NZ 14 Sep 2021
              Publisher Farrar, Straus and Giroux (Byr
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