The Unwinding: An Inner History of the New America by George Packer – review

Book Review. George Packer · July 2019 Issue. The Ministry of Truth: The Biography of George Orwell's 1984 by Dorian Lynskey Doubleday. He is the author of The Unwinding: An Inner History of the New America and Our Man: Richard.

George Packer’s The Unwinding: An Inner History of the New Americais a story about change and language: the disappearance of the jobs, social structures, and securities that sustained older generations, and the way we talk about that loss. The book follows three central characters-Dean Price, a struggling energy entrepreneur.

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