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Your Call Is Important to Us The Truth about Bullshit

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ISBN-10: 1400081033

ISBN-13: 9781400081035

Edition: N/A

Authors: Laura Penny

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Every once in a while a truth-telling book appears out of nowhere, a book that crystallizes our darkest suspicions and makes us mad as hell—while we’re laughing like fiends. A book like this one. Your Call Is Important to Us is a manifesto for anyone who’s sick and tired of the twenty-first century’s tidal wave of bullshit. Taking no prisoners, author Laura Penny dissects—no, disembowels—the culture of globalized, super-sized, consumerized b.s. Dating the renaissance of bullshit to wartime propaganda, Penny skewers the “corporate bafflegab,” scripted, question-proof political events, toxic faux foodstuffs, and miracle pills that clutter our lives. She spares no one and nothing: not…    
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Book details

List price: $21.95
Publisher: Crown Publishing Group
Publication date: 7/12/2005
Binding: Hardcover
Pages: 256
Size: 5.00" wide x 7.50" long x 0.75" tall
Weight: 0.704
Language: English

Author of the Canadian bestsellerYour Call Is Important to Us: The Truth About Bullshit(aGlobe and MailBest Book of the year), LAURA PENNY has a PhD in Comparative Literature, a MA in Theory and Criticism, and a BA in Contemporary Studies and English. She has worked as a bookstore clerk, a student activist, a union organizer, a university instructor, and her writing has appeared in theGlobe and Mail, theNational Post,Saturday Night, andToronto Life. She lives in Halifax, where she teaches at Mount Saint Vincent University.

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