Essays on the UnexpectedBook - 1994
The Pulitzer Prize-winning author of The Discoverers demonstrates the truth behind the aphorism that if Cleopatra's nose had been shorter, the face of the world would have been changed. Boorstin goes on to uncover the elements of accident, improvisation and contradiction at the core of American institutions and beliefs. From the Trade Paperback edition.
Publisher: New York : Random House, c1994.
Characteristics: xii, 210 p. ;,25 cm.