The point of it all : a lifetime of great loves and endeavors

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New York : Crown Forum, [2018].
First edition.
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360 pages ; 25 cm


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Includes index.
A collection of the influential columnist's most notable works and writings includes never-before-published speeches on his political philosophy and personal history and a major, new essay about the state of global democracy.
"Created and compiled by Charles Krauthammer before his death, [this book] is a powerful collection of the influential columnist's most important works. Spanning the personal, the political and the philosophical, it includes never-before-published speeches and a major new essay about the effect of today's populist movements on the future of global democracy. Edited and with an introduction by the columnist's son, Daniel Krauthammer, it is the most intimate and profound book yet by the legendary writer and thinker. In his decades of work as America's preeminent political commentator, Charles Krauthammer elevated the opinion column to a form of art. Whether writing about statecraft and foreign policy or reflecting on more esoteric topics such as baseball, spaceflight and medical ethics, Krauthammer was beloved not only for his penetrating wit and insight but also for his ability to identify the hidden moral truths that animate our politics and culture. This new collection, which Krauthammer composed before his death in June 2018, features the columns, speeches and unpublished writings that showcase the best of his original thought and his last, enduring words on the state of American politics, the nature of liberal democracy and the course of world history The book also includes a deeply personal section offering insight into Krauthammer's beliefs about what mattered most to him--friendship, family and the principles he lived by--all anchored by Daniel Krauthammer's poignant eulogy for his father. For longtime readers and newcomers alike [this] is a timely demonstration of what it means to cut through the noise of petty politics with clarity, integrity and intellectual fortitude. It is a reminder of what made Charles Krauthammer the most celebrated American columnist and political thinker of his generation, a revealing look at the man behind the words and a lasting testament to his belief that anyone with an open and honest mind can grapple deeply with the most urgent questions in politics and in life."--Dust jacket.

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APA Citation (style guide)

Krauthammer, C., & Krauthammer, D. (2018). The point of it all: a lifetime of great loves and endeavors (First edition.). Crown Forum.

Chicago / Turabian - Author Date Citation (style guide)

Krauthammer, Charles, 1950-2018 and Daniel Krauthammer. 2018. The Point of It All: A Lifetime of Great Loves and Endeavors. New York: Crown Forum.

Chicago / Turabian - Humanities Citation (style guide)

Krauthammer, Charles, 1950-2018 and Daniel Krauthammer. The Point of It All: A Lifetime of Great Loves and Endeavors New York: Crown Forum, 2018.

MLA Citation (style guide)

Krauthammer, Charles, and Daniel Krauthammer. The Point of It All: A Lifetime of Great Loves and Endeavors First edition., Crown Forum, 2018.

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