What I Saw in America - G. K. Chesterton

What I Saw in America

By G. K. Chesterton

  • Release Date: 2015-09-22
  • Genre: United States

Description

An enduring portrait of America’s virtues and vices as seen by one of England’s greatest thinkers

After losing his brother in the Great War, a troubled and depressed G. K. Chesterton accepts an invitation to join a lecture tour that will take him across the United States for the first time. Part travelogue, part exploration of the American experiment, What I Saw in America begins with a man of letters trying to reconcile his faith with the atrocities and moral dilemmas of war and expands into an illuminating consideration of the limitations of capitalism, the concept of American exceptionalism, and the future of the democratic system.
 
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