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The Middle Mind

Why Americans Don"t Think for Themselves

by Curtis White

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  • 40 Currently reading

Published by HarperOne .
Written in English


The Physical Object
Number of Pages224
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL7280474M
ISBN 100060730595
ISBN 109780060730598


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