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The pity party

William J. Voegeli

The pity party

a mean-spirited diatribe against liberal compassion

by William J. Voegeli

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  • 9 Currently reading

Published .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Compassion,
  • Conservatism,
  • Liberalism

  • Edition Notes

    Includes bibliographical references (pages 243-273) and index.

    StatementWilliam Voegeli
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsJC574.2.U6 V64 2014
    The Physical Object
    Paginationxxii, 289 pages
    Number of Pages289
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL27170716M
    ISBN 100062289292
    ISBN 109780062289292
    OCLC/WorldCa870564135

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