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The World is Flat

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The World is Flat

A Brief History of the Twenty-first Century
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“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.”—Joseph E. Stiglitz, Nobel laureate, The New York Times on THE WORLD IS FLAT

“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.”—Joseph E. Stiglitz, Nobel laureate, The New York Times on THE WORLD IS FLAT

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  • AudioFile Magazine Three-time Pulitzer Prize winner Tom Friedman offers an insightful and sobering analysis of the effect of economic globalization on the future economy of the United States is beautifully read by Oliver Wyman, it is a meaningful account of how very soon American workers will have to compete for jobs globally. While Friedman's text is complex, one can simply back up to re-listen until the points and concepts are fully clear. Friedman's judicious analysis of the ever-present threat of Arab hostility is particularly valuable as he offers hope for a peaceful future. L.C. (c) AudioFile 2005, Portland, Maine
  • — Walter Russell Mead, The New York Times "Eminently worth reading . . . It is Friedman's ability to see a few big truths steadily and whole that makes him the most important columnist in America today."
  • — USA Today "Top-notch . . . Well-researched, original thinking."
  • — The New York Times Book Review "A writer with the ability to make you think . . . Few express better the sheer perplexity of Americans today."
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