For Common Things: Irony, Trust, and Commitment in America Today (Paperback)
Irony, Trust, and Commitment in America Today
Vintage Books USA, 9780375706912, 256pp.
Publication Date: September 12, 2000
Most important, Purdy offers us an engaging, honest, and bracing reminder of what is crucial to the healing and betterment of society, and impels us to consider all that we hold in common.
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Praise For For Common Things: Irony, Trust, and Commitment in America Today…
"Beautifully written, erudite, unpretentious and, most of all, earnest."--Newsday
"Purdy deserves high praise for vindicating the belief that civic engagement can still be meaningful, important and authentic."--Boston Book Review
"The kind of book one finds recommending unreservedly to friends, colleagues, and neighbors."--The Christian Science Monitor