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Vidal has great mind and writing skill. This is a great read.Published 4 months ago by Tim Eickholt
COVERS AMERICAN HISTORY AND POLITICS ACROSS A WIDE SPECTRUM. VIDAL IS FEARLESS AND REGARDLESS OF WHICH SIDE OF THE SPECTRUM YOU FIND YOURSELF ON, THERE IS BRILLIANCE HERE AND... Read morePublished 21 months ago by Donald Antaky
This is a huge collection of articles published over the years in many journals and magazines that show Vidal at his ponderous, pontifical and entertaining best. Read morePublished 21 months ago by Kindle Customer
I'm a Vidal fan and have read just about everything he wrote-- from the derivative (Duggan, Malraux) early fiction, to the still derivative (Wharton, James) but brilliantly... Read morePublished 22 months ago by A Customer
Although I agreed with 90% of what Vidal writes, at least with regard to politics, I am ambivalent about him personally. Read morePublished 23 months ago by sharon_beth_long
United States is a collection of Gore Vidals essays that were written up to 1992. The book is a hefty tome, 114 essays over 1271 pages (806 grams if your hard of holding), divided... Read morePublished 23 months ago by S Wood
United States: Essays 1952-1992 (1993)...Good idea for a book of essays, good topics, but badly written, hard to read, not clear interesting writing... Read morePublished on March 5, 2013 by David R. Allen
Before Hitchens there was Vidal. Great stuff! The essays cover a long span of national events and a mixture of topics. When Vidal was on, his writing was sublime.Published on March 2, 2013 by James D. Lautar