Rich get richer, poor get poorer, and the ethical brakes to accumulation and the floodgates to generosity are all gummed up:...

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"CHASING THE RED, WHITE, AND BLUE"

A JOURNEY IN TOCQUEVILLE'S FOOTSTEPS THROUGH CONTE

Rich get richer, poor get poorer, and the ethical brakes to accumulation and the floodgates to generosity are all gummed up: Tocqueville wore blinders, Cohen suggests, and the aspirants to the American Dream are fewer with each passing day.

Pub Date: Nov. 1, 2001

ISBN: 0312302495

Page Count: 272

Publisher: Picador/St. Martin's

Review Posted Online: N/A

Kirkus Reviews Issue: Sept. 1, 2001