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The Death of Common Sense: How Law is Suffocating America (G K Hall Large Print Book Series) Hardcover – Large Print, 31 Dec 1995

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  • Hardcover
  • Publisher: G K Hall & Co,US; large type edition edition (31 Dec. 1995)
  • Language: English
  • ISBN-10: 0783813619
  • ISBN-13: 978-0783813615
  • Product Dimensions: 2.5 x 16.5 x 24.1 cm
  • Average Customer Review: 4.5 out of 5 stars 16 customer reviews
  • Amazon Bestsellers Rank: 4,306,727 in Books (See Top 100 in Books)
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"Incendiary . . . stimulating and controversial.""--San Francisco Examiner
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"[Philip K.] Howard's argument is fresh, reflecting an impressive combination of wisdom, wry humor, and quiet passion. . . . When we think about 'reinventing government, ' it's a good place to start.""--The New York Times Book Review"
"A valuable book . . . a call for personal responsibility and initiative in government."--"People"
"The delights of this policy prose poem lie in its perfect details, its civilized tone, its sure sense of where the ill-made legal shoe pinches.""--The Wall Street Journal"
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"A brilliant diagnosis . . . forceful, trenchant, and eloquent."--Arthur M. Schlesinger, Jr.
"Excellent.""--The Washington Post"

Incendiary . . . stimulating and controversial. " San Francisco Examiner
"
[Philip K.] Howard s argument is fresh, reflecting an impressive combination of wisdom, wry humor, and quiet passion. . . . When we think about reinventing government, it s a good place to start. " The New York Times Book Review"
A valuable book . . . a call for personal responsibility and initiative in government. "People"
The delights of this policy prose poem lie in its perfect details, its civilized tone, its sure sense of where the ill-made legal shoe pinches. " The Wall Street Journal"
""
A brilliant diagnosis . . . forceful, trenchant, and eloquent. Arthur M. Schlesinger, Jr.
Excellent. " The Washington Post""

"Incendiary . . . stimulating and controversial."--San Francisco Examiner

"[Philip K.] Howard's argument is fresh, reflecting an impressive combination of wisdom, wry humor, and quiet passion. . . . When we think about 'reinventing government, ' it's a good place to start."--The New York Times Book Review

"A valuable book . . . a call for personal responsibility and initiative in government."--People

"The delights of this policy prose poem lie in its perfect details, its civilized tone, its sure sense of where the ill-made legal shoe pinches."--The Wall Street Journal

"A brilliant diagnosis . . . forceful, trenchant, and eloquent."--Arthur M. Schlesinger, Jr.

"Excellent."--The Washington Post --This text refers to the Audio Cassette edition.

About the Author

Philip K. Howard is a lawyer and the author of The Death of Common Sense. He has advised leaders of both parties on legal and regulatory reform. Howard grew up in small towns in the South and is the son of a Presbyterian minister. He is a managing partner of an international law firm and lives in Manhattan with his wife. They have four children. --This text refers to the Audio Cassette edition.


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