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How I Accidentally Joined the Vast Right-Wing Conspiracy: And Found Inner Peaceby Harry Stein
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As a journalist in an industry populated by liberals, Harry Stein carried the left-wing banner in his life and work. Then he became a father, and suddenly the Right sounded right. Even worse, the Left was starting to sound — and look — wrong.
Stein cuts through the distortions on both sides and fearlessly tackles such provocative topics as feminism, affirmative action, PC education, gay rights, and sexual McCarthyism, and shows how liberating it is to no longer have to pass as a correct thinker. Daring, brilliantly argued, and savagely funny, How I Accidentally Joined the Vast Right-Wing Conspiracy will resonate with many who have witnessed the social revolution of the past thirty years and questioned its outcome — even if only secretly.
In this passionate and provocative memoir, Stein recounts his personal journey from 70's liberal to 90's conservative--bound to incite, entertain, and maybe even change a few minds.
About the Author
Harry Stein is a writer and journalist whose work has appeared in a number of publications in which he will likely never appear again, including The New York Times Magazine, New York, Esquire and GQ. Among his previous books are Ethics (and Other Liabilities), One of the Guys, Eichmann in My Hands (with Peter Malkin) and the novels Hoopla, The Magic Bullet and Infinity's Child. He is a contributing editor to City Journal, the publication of the Manhattan Institute.
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