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Preview — Born Losers by Scott A. Sandage
Born Losers: A History of Failure in America
What makes somebody a Loser, a person doomed to unfulfilled dreams and humiliation? Nobody is born to lose, and yet failure embodies our worst fears. The Loser is our national bogeyman, and his history over the past two hundred years reveals the dark side of success, how economic striving reshaped the self and soul of America.
From colonial days to the Columbine tragedy,...more
The research is thorough without being tedious, the stories are engaging & personal, and the author imbues their retelling with compassion.
I want to read more history like this.
However, this book was just a very dry and chock full of less than int ...more