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By Michael Katakis

ISBN-10: 1471131459

ISBN-13: 9781471131455

A visceral and eviscerating lament for the united states, the rustic Katakis enjoyed yet can now not undergo to dwell in.

Once upon a time, Michael Katakis lived in a spot of massive desires, vibrant shades and sleight of hand. That position was once America.

One evening, traveling the place those that reside inside of illusions shouldn't ever move, he stared into the darkness and glimpsed a light flag the place shadows amassed, revealing one other the USA. It was once a damaged position, bred from worry and mistrust - 1000 shards of glass - full of a those who in the past had given away all that used to be priceless; a those that were offered, for thus lengthy, a international betrayal that at last got here from inside, and for not anything greater than a handful of silver.

These essays, letters and magazine entries have been written as a farewell to the rustic Michael loves nonetheless, and to the spouse he knew as his 'True North'. a strong and private polemic, 1000 Shards of Glass is Michael's entice his fellow voters to alter their path; a cautionary story to these all over the world who idealise an the US that by no means was once; and, crucially, a glimpse past the parable, to a rustic whose most sensible days may well nonetheless lie forward.

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