212 pages. 1st printing / edition. Hardcover. Index. Presentation copy, SIGNED by the Author (Hightower). Fine in Fine dustjacket. Bright, tight and clean; no names, marks or tears; price intact. In protective mylar. ISBN: 0470121513 Portraits of progressive community organizations, activists and individuals - such as ACORN and the Rev. Rich Cizik - who have bucked the system and realized richer, happier lives. To their credit, the authors do not traffic in abstracts. They provide tangible steps to escape 'corporate tentacles'. Buchnummer des Verkäufers
Inhaltsangabe: America's most irascible and hilarious curmudgeon turns a kind and benevolent eye toward brave, hardy, and hardworking souls around the country who have found ways to break free from corporate tentacles; redefine success in business, politics, and life in general; and blaze new pathways toward a richer and happier way of life, from the farmers' cooperative that said "NO!" to Wal-Mart and thrived to the economists who got into the coffee business by accident and turned the entire industry on its ear.
Rezension: "We all need some inspiration from time to time to remind us of what we?re fighting for, not just against. Hightower and DeMarco provide it in these pages, thank our lucky stars..." ( DailyKos.com , April 6, 2008)
Titel: SWIM AGAINST THE CURRENT: Even a Dead Fish ...
Verlag: John Wiley & Sons, 2008.
Buchbeschreibung John Wiley & Sons Inc, 2008. Gebundene Ausgabe. Buchzustand: Gebraucht. Gebraucht - Gut - The 'New York Times' bestselling author and America's funniest activist gives the lowdown on how to put up--not shut up--in the fight for the country's future. Hightower introduces readers to people from across the country who are taking charge, living their values, doing good, and doing well. 212 pp. Englisch. Artikel-Nr. INF3003189160