The Resource The Secret Knowledge, David Mamet, (electronic resource)

The Secret Knowledge, David Mamet, (electronic resource)

Label
The Secret Knowledge
Title
The Secret Knowledge
Statement of responsibility
David Mamet
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eng
Summary
For the past thirty years, David Mamet has been a controversial and defining force in theater and film, championing the most cherished liberal values along the way. In some of the great movies and plays of our time, his characters have explored the ethics of the business world, embodied the struggles of the oppressed, and faced the flaws of the capitalist system. But in recent years Mamet has had a change of heart. He realized that the so-called mainstream media outlets he relied on were irredeemably biased, peddling a hypocritical and deeply flawed worldview. In 2008 he wrote a hugely controversial op-ed for the Village Voice, "Why I Am No Longer a 'Brain-Dead Liberal,'" in which he methodically eviscerated liberal beliefs. Now he goes much deeper, employing his trademark intellectual force and vigor to take on all the key political and cultural issues of our times, from religion to political correctness to global warming. Mamet pulls no punches in his art or in his politics. And as a former liberal who woke up, he will win over an entirely new audience of others who have grown irate over America's current direction
Accompanying matter
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Mamet, David
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fiction
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  • Heller, Johnny
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  • Politics
  • Sociology
  • Nonfiction
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Label
The Secret Knowledge, David Mamet, (electronic resource)
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https://api.overdrive.com/v1/collections/v1L1BHAAAAA2l/products/b2161568-4696-4aff-917a-d6310514ad42
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digital storage
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stereophonic
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online
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sound
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digital recording
Specific material designation
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unknown
Stock number
B2161568-4696-4AFF-917A-D6310514AD42
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Label
The Secret Knowledge, David Mamet, (electronic resource)
Link
https://api.overdrive.com/v1/collections/v1L1BHAAAAA2l/products/b2161568-4696-4aff-917a-d6310514ad42
Publication
Capture and storage technique
digital storage
Color
not applicable
Configuration of playback channels
stereophonic
Dimensions
  • not applicable
  • unknown
Form of item
online
Groove width / pitch
not applicable
Sound
sound
Special playback characteristics
digital recording
Specific material designation
  • other
  • remote
Speed
unknown
Stock number
B2161568-4696-4AFF-917A-D6310514AD42
System details
  • OverDrive MP3 Audiobook
  • OverDrive Listen
Tape configuration
not applicable
Tape width
not applicable

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