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Born Losers: A History of Failure in America Hardcover – 8 Feb 2005


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  • Hardcover: 352 pages
  • Publisher: Harvard University Press (8 Feb. 2005)
  • Language: English
  • ISBN-10: 067401510X
  • ISBN-13: 978-0674015104
  • Product Dimensions: 14.6 x 3.2 x 21 cm
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  • Amazon Bestsellers Rank: 3,959,052 in Books (See Top 100 in Books)
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"Presents a convincing argument and is winningly alive to literary parallels." -- Daily Telegraph, March 19, 2005

'A splendid book.' -- London Review of Books, May 19, 2005

'An elegantly written, carefully crafted account... The entire book is a pleasure for anyone to read.' -- THES, 16 June 2006

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Scott A. Sandage is Associate Professor of History at Carnegie Mellon University. --This text refers to the Paperback edition.


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