|Read by:||Beck, Glenn|
|Publisher:||Simon & Schuster|
|Publish Date:||Nov 2007|
|Number of Pages:||0|
|Shipping Weight (in pounds):||0.38|
|Product in Inches (L x W x H):||5.5 x 0.98 x 5.88|
Glenn Beck was born on February 10, 1964. He is an American radio and television host, and conservative political commentator. His nationally-syndicated radio show, The Glenn Beck Program, airs throughout the United States on Premiere Radio Networks. He has written numerous books that have appeared on the New York Times Bestseller list. An Inconvenient Book, was released on November 20, 2007 and occupied #1 on the New York Times Best Seller list for the week of December 9, 2007. He also authored The Real America: Messages from the Heart and Heartland.
His first work of fiction, entitled The Christmas Sweater was released on November 11, 2008 and occupied the #1 slot on the New York Times Best Seller list for the week of November 30, 2008 and the week of December 25, 2008. He followed that with his book, Arguing with Idiots: How to Stop Small Minds and Big Government. His title 7 Wonders That Will Change Your Life made The New York Times Best Seller List for 2011. He also made Publisher's Weekly Best Seller List in 2011 for his work The Snow Angel and The New York Times Best Seller List in 2011 for Being George Washington. His title Cowards: What Politicians, Radicals, and the Media Refuse to Say, made the 2012 New York Times Best Seller List, Control: Exposing the Truth about Guns and The Eye of Moloch made the list in 2013.
FUNNY. OUTRAGEOUS. TRUE.
Have you ever wondered why some of the biggest problems we face, from illegal immigration to global warming to poverty never seem to get fixed? The reason is simple: the solutions just aren't very convenient. Fortunately, radio and television host Glenn Beck doesn't care much about convenience, he cares about common sense.
Take the issue of poverty, for example. Over the last forty years, America's ten poorest cities all had one simple thing in common, but self-serving politicians will never tell you what that is (or explain how easy it would be to change): Glenn Beck will. Global warming is another issue that's ripe with lies and distortion. How many times have you heard that carbon dioxide is responsible for huge natural disasters that have killed millions of people? The truth is, it's actually the other way around: as CO2 has increased, deaths from extreme weather have decreased.
Bet you'll never see that in an Al Gore slideshow. An Inconvenient Book contains hundreds of these same "why have I never heard that before?" type of facts that will leave you wondering how political correctness, special interests, and outright stupidity have gotten us so far away from the common sense solutions this country was built on.
As the host of a nationally syndicated radio program and a prime-time television show on CNN, Headline News, Glenn Beck combines a refreshing level of honesty with a biting sense of humor and a lot of research to find solutions that will open your eyes while entertaining you along the way.
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