The World Is Flat
A Brief History of the Twenty-First Century 3rd
By (author) Thomas L Friedman
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World Is Flat by Thomas L Friedman
Book DescriptionA New Edition of the Phenomenal #1 Bestseller "One mark of a great book is that it makes you see things in a new way, and Mr. Friedman certainly succeeds in that goal," the Nobel laureate Joseph E. Stiglitz wrote in The New York Times reviewing The World Is Flat in 2005. In this new edition, Thomas L. Friedman includes fresh stories and insights to help us understand the flattening of the world. Weaving new information into his overall thesis, and answering the questions he has been most frequently asked by parents across the country, this third edition also includes two new chapters--on how to be a political activist and social entrepreneur in a flat world; and on the more troubling question of how to manage our reputations and privacy in a world where we are all becoming publishers and public figures. The World Is Flat 3.0 is an essential update on globalization, its opportunities for individual empowerment, its achievements at lifting millions out of poverty, and its drawbacks--environmental, social, and political, powerfully illuminated by the Pulitzer Prize--winning author of The Lexus and the Olive Tree.
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Book DetailsISBN: 9780312425074
(208mm x 137mm x 30mm)
Imprint: St Martin's Press
Publisher: St Martin's Press
Country of Publication: United States
Books By Author Thomas L Friedman
That Used to Be Us, Paperback / softback (August 2012)
Originally published: New York: Farrar, Straus, and Giroux, 2011.
Hot, Flat, and Crowded, Release 2.0, Paperback / softback» View all books by Thomas L Friedman
A "New York Times Book Review" Notable Book of the Year, this brilliant, essential book speaks to America's need for national renewal, and explains how a green revolution is the only way to secure the planet's future.
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Author Biography - Thomas L Friedman
Thomas L. Friedman has won the Pulitzer Prize three times for his work at The New York Times, where he serves as the foreign affairs columnist. He is the author of three previous books, all of them bestsellers: From Beirut to Jerusalem, winner of the National Book Award for nonfiction; The Lexus and the Olive Tree: Understanding Globalization; and Longitudes and Attitudes: Exploring the World After September 11. In 2005 The World Is Flat was given the first Financial Times and Goldman Sachs Business Book of the Year Award, and Friedman was named one of America's Best Leaders by U.S. News & World Report. He lives in Bethesda, Maryland, with his family.
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