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Hot, Flat & Crowded

Hot, Flat & Crowded by Thomas Friedman

 

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Book Summary:

Thomas L. Friedman’s phenomenal number-one bestseller The World Is Flat has helped millions of readers to see the world in a new way. In his new book, Friedman takes a fresh and provocative look at two of the biggest challenges we face today: America’s surprising loss of focus and national purpose since 9/11; and the global environmental crisis, which is affecting everything from food to fuel to forests.

Our Cocktail Party Statements:

Aaron: America needs to go green but laziness and politics won’t let us.

Karin: I’ll gladly pay you Tuesday for a cheeseburger today.

Phil: If the world wants us to sell them snake oil, I’m more than happy to sell them snake oil.

Joo: There’s a little something for everyone in this book.

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