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Born Losers

A History of Failure in America

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$30.00 • £24.95 • €27.00

ISBN 9780674021075

Publication Date: 04/30/2006

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384 pages

5-1/4 x 8 inches

30 halftones

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Scott A. Sandage is Associate Professor of History at Carnegie Mellon University.

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