Become America by Eric Liu audiobook

Become America: Civic Sermons on Love, Responsibility, and Democracy

By Eric Liu
Read by Eric Liu

Random House Audio
10.48 Hours Unabridged
Format: Digital Download (In Stock)
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What does it mean to be an engaged American in today's divided political landscape, and how do we restore hope in our country? In a collection of "civic sermons" delivered at gatherings around the nation, popular advocate for active citizenship Eric Liu takes on these thorny questions and provides inspiration and solace in a time of anger, fear, and dismay over the state of the Union. Here are 19 stirring explorations of current and timeless topics about democracy, liberty, equal justice, and powerful citizenship. This book will energize you to get involved, in ways both large and small, to help rebuild a country that you're proud to call home. Become America will challenge you to rehumanize our politics and rekindle a spirit of love in civic life.

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A New York Times Book Review Notable Book

Winner of an AudioFile Earphones Award

What does it mean to be an engaged American in today's divided political landscape, and how do we restore hope in our country? In a collection of "civic sermons" delivered at gatherings around the nation, popular advocate for active citizenship Eric Liu takes on these thorny questions and provides inspiration and solace in a time of anger, fear, and dismay over the state of the Union. Here are 19 stirring explorations of current and timeless topics about democracy, liberty, equal justice, and powerful citizenship. This book will energize you to get involved, in ways both large and small, to help rebuild a country that you're proud to call home. Become America will challenge you to rehumanize our politics and rekindle a spirit of love in civic life.

Editorial Reviews

Editorial Reviews

“Liu writes with deep patriotism and bracing candor…This powerful book will remind Americans how to live like citizens capable of keeping a republic.” Walter Isaacson, #1 New York Times bestselling author
“At a time of political unrest, one group is hoping to rekindle people’s faith in the power they hold as ordinary citizens.” Huffington Post
“Partisan bickering, meet fellowship and belonging, the Eric Liu way.” KUOW-FM (Seattle)
“Eric Liu provides an appropriate tone of urgency…Liu’s performance is arresting…Liu’s vocal energy, striking in its authenticity and moral confidence, could be the spark needed to make ordinary citizens become activists. Winner of the AudioFile Earphones Award.” AudioFile

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Author

Author Bio: Eric Liu

Author Bio: Eric Liu

Eric Liu is the founder and CEO of Citizen University and executive director of the Aspen Institute Citizenship and American Identity Program. He is the author of several books, including A Chinaman’s Chance, The Gardens of Democracy, and The Accidental Asian. Eric served as a White House speechwriter and policy adviser for President Bill Clinton. He is a regular columnist for CNN.com and a correspondent for TheAtlantic.com.

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Available Formats : Digital Download
Category: Nonfiction/Political Science
Runtime: 10.48
Audience: Adult
Language: English