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Radical son

a journey through our times

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Published by Free Press in New York, USA .
Written in English

    Places:
  • United States
    • Subjects:
    • Horowitz, David, 1939-,
    • Political activists -- United States -- Biography,
    • United States -- History -- 1945-

    • Edition Notes

      Includes index.

      StatementDavid Horowitz.
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsE840.8.H67 A3 1997
      The Physical Object
      Paginationx, 468 p. :
      Number of Pages468
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL988886M
      ISBN 10068482793X
      LC Control Number96027127

      Horowitz’s next book, The Politics of Bad Faith () was a collection of six essays that provided what he called “an intellectual companion piece” to Radical Son — analysis Author: Jamie Glazov. the Son of God, in the flesh, to rescue sinners like us. Many Christians across the world and throughout history have celebrated Advent as a season of repentance, anticipation, hope, and joy. Advent begins four Sundays before Christmas and ends on Christmas Eve, December This Advent Guide provides twenty-five days of readings, which will.

        David Horowitz, one of America’s most original and iconoclastic political commentators, is the bestselling author of numerous books, including A Point in Time, Unholy Alliance, Radical Son, and The is the coauthor of the New York Times bestsellers The Rockefellers: An American Saga and The Kennedys: An American is a founder 4/5. Horowitz contrasts this reluctance with his own memoir, Radical Son, an odyssey of relentless self-confrontation that includes portraits of the interior lives of his parents and fellow revolutionaries. We anticipate a similar effort from Hitchens after he learns he has cancer and thinks about his children living on without their father.

      Get this from a library! Radical son: a journey through our times. [David Horowitz] -- In a narrative that possesses both remarkable political importance and extraordinary literary power, David Horowitz tells the story of his startling political odyssey from Sixties radical to Nineties.   Radical Son is a most moving autobiography and an insightful examination of the leftist mindset of hate and nihilism, as well as a gripping historical perspective on the intellectual currents of the 20th century. The book includes 18 black and white photographs/5(2).


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This book is an excellent account of Horowitz's upbringing in an American Communist family through his radical days at Berkley and his final realizations of the evil within the New Left.

Lots of great information that makes it a history book about the New Left and its agenda. I own the printed version but bought the Kindle version by:   Radical son, while autobiographical, is a thrilling psychological narrative. Though the book is political in nature and ultimately takes a very strong political stand, the overall tome is an account of David Horowitz's personal experience with /5.

Radical Son: A Generational Oddysey - Kindle edition by Horowitz, David. Download it once and read it on Radical son book Kindle device, PC, phones or tablets. Use features like bookmarks, note taking and highlighting while reading Radical Son: A Generational Oddysey/5().

A sharply detailed, panoramic memoir of a ``red diaper'' baby and leftist activist who converted to political conservatism. Born injournalist and biographer Horowitz (The Fondas, ; with Peter Collier, The Roosevelts, ; etc.) here turns in a study of intellectual development in a troubled time.

He writes lovingly, but with some exasperation, of having been brought up by. Radical Radical son book is the most remarkable testament of its kind since Whittaker Chambers' Witness. American Spectator Horowitz (The Rockefellers) has prominently charted his turn from leftism in Destructive Generation (both books co-written with Peter Collier), but here, he digs deeper to recount his intertwined personal and political odysseys/5(6).

Radical Son is much more than an autobiography. It is a first-hand chronicle of the roots of the modern progressive movement, from one of the people who helped create it. His fascinating account of his parents in a communist cell in ’s New York will keep the thoughtful reader spellbound, and his insider account of the radical movement in Cited by: Radical Son: A Generational Odyssey by David Horowitz Free Press.

$ In the mid’s, at a rally in support of Nicaragua’s Communist government, David Horowitz was for some reason invited to speak. Mortality and Faith is the second half of an autobiography of David Horowitz, the first installment being Radical Son which was published more than 20 years ago.

It completes the account of his life from where the first book left off to his 78th year. In contrast to Radical Son which focused on his political odyssey, Mortality and Faith was conceived as a meditation on age and on our. Overview: In a narrative that possesses both remarkable political importance and extraordinary literary power, David Horowitz tells the story of his startling political odyssey from Sixties radical to Nineties conservative.

A political document of our times, Radical Son traces three generations of one American family's infatuation with the radical left from the Bolshevik Revolution of to /5(4). Radical Son: A Generational Odyssey. By David Horowitz. Free Press. $ Reviewed by Ramesh Ponnuru. David Horowitz is the most prominent member of his generation to have made the political trek from left to right.

Radical Son is one of the best political memoirs I've it is really a love story—one man becomes passionately enamored with freedom, responsibility, and reason. Or maybe it's a book about faith healing, a true account of how belief in human dignity and individual rights cures blindness, folly, and ed on: Novem Radical Son is a very difficult book to describe.

Horowitz describes the "differentness" of his upbringing and his thorough indoctrination by devoted Marxist parents, friends, and fellow travelers. Yet Horowitz's keen intellect and principled and sincere humanity continually left him struggling to justify his political goals - a struggle that.

An excellent book from one of the most important voices in the Muslim world; "Radical" came alive for me around half-way through when Maajid is sent to prison in Egypt. Up until then the book was a little bit dry, but after that it maintained my interest to the end.4/5.

Originally a radical socialist, the current driving force behind the rise of the Hollywood right recounts how he moved from one set of political convictions to another over the course of thirty years, and challenges readers to consider how they came by their own convictions.

Preview this book Radical Son: A Journey Through Our Times 5/5(4). From his vantage point at the center of the action, he populates Radical Son with vivid portraits of people who made the radical decade, while unmaking America at the same time.

We are introduced to an aged Bertrand Russell, the world-famous philosopher and godson of John Stuart Mill, who in his nineties became America's scourge, organizing a Pages: Mr. Horowitz talked about his autobiography, Radical Son: A Generational talked about his background, including his early life with communist parents and as a leader of leftist.

David Horowitz's warmly human and abrasive memoir, ''Radical Son,'' carries on its jacket the phrase ''A Generational Odyssey.'' As with the rest of this fine autobiography, the choice of phrase is artful. Born in New York City inthe child of Communist parents, Mr.

Horowitz moved to England after attending Columbia and Berkeley, drawn Radical Son: A Generational Odyssey/5(21). Radical Son traces three generations of one American family’s infatuation with the radical left from the Bolshevik Revolution of to the collapse of the Marxist empire six decades later.

David Horowitz was one of the founders of the New Left and an editor of Ramparts, the magazine that set the intellectual and revolutionary tone for the. Radical Son is meant to be much more than a routine reminiscence.

First and foremost, Horowitz’s book is his apologia pro vita sua. In it, he attempts to understand and assess a. David Horowitz’s RADICAL SON: A GENERATIONAL ODYSSEY is a powerful autobiographical account of his political and spiritual journey from the left.

From his vantage point at the center of the action, he populates Radical Son with vivid portraits of people who made the radical decade, while unmaking America at the same time. We are introduced to an aged Bertrand Russell, the world-famous philosopher and godson of John Stuart Mill, who in his nineties became America’s scourge, organizing a.Radical Son: A Journey Through Our Times from Left to Right by David Horowitz and a great selection of related books, art and collectibles available now at Radical Son is a self-justification and a boast, Witness was a self-mortification and a warning.

Though he was a red-diaper baby and a Marxist himself, Horowitz asks the reader to believe that at virtually every step of his political life he entertained profound doubts about the beliefs and methods of those around him.3/5.