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    • Bunch of Amateurs

    • A Search for the American Character
    • By: Jack Hitt
    • Narrated by: Peter Colburn
    • Length: 10 hrs and 34 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      3.5 out of 5 stars 30
    • Performance
      3.5 out of 5 stars 24
    • Story
      3.5 out of 5 stars 24

    America’s self-invented tinkerers are back at it in their metaphorical garages - fiddling with everything from solar-powered cars to space elevators. In Bunch of Amateurs, Jack Hitt visits a number of different garages and has written a fascinating book that looks at America’s current batch of amateurs and their pursuits. Beginning with Ben Franklin’s kite and leading all the way to the current TV hit American Idol, Hitt argues that the nation’s love of self-invented obsessives has always driven the country to rediscover the true heart of the American dream.

    • 3 out of 5 stars
    • Wanders a Bit

    • By terry on 01-22-13

    Regular price: $28.00