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The Healing of America By T R Reid

The Healing of America

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A "New York Times"-bestselling author shows how industrialized democracies other than the United States provide health care for their citizens at a reasonable cost.
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The Healing of America: A Global Quest for Better, Cheaper, and Fairer Health Care by T R Reid

A New York Times Bestseller, with an updated explanation of the 2010 Health Reform Bill

Bringing to bear his talent for explaining complex issues in a clear, engaging way, New York Times bestselling author T. R. Reid visits industrialized democracies around the world--France, Britain, Germany, Japan, and beyond--to provide a revelatory tour of successful, affordable universal health care systems. Now updated with new statistics and a plain-English explanation of the 2010 health care reform bill, The Healing of America is required reading for all those hoping to understand the state of health care in our country, and around the world.

T. R. Reid's latest book, A Fine Mess: A Global Quest for a Simpler, Fairer, and More Efficient Tax System, is also available from Penguin Press.

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The Healing of America Reviews


"Important and powerful... a rich tour of health care around the world."--Nicholas Kristof, The New York Times

"You don't necessarily realize it while you're reading, but you're talking Comparative Health Economics 101. With a really fun professor."--Daily Kos

"Not many writers of any ilk... can match T.R. Reid's ability to bring a light, witty touch to really serious topics--like health policy around the globe."--New America Foundation

About T R Reid


T. R. Reid is a longtime correspondent for The Washington Post and former chief of its Tokyo and London bureaus. He is a commentator for National Public Radio and has been a correspondent for several PBS documentaries. His bestselling books include A Fine Mess, The Healing of America, The United States of Europe, The Chip, and Confucius Lives Next Door.

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GOR010756798
The Healing of America: A Global Quest for Better, Cheaper, and Fairer Health Care by T R Reid
T R Reid
Used - Like New
Paperback
Penguin Putnam Inc
2010-08-31
304
0143118218
9780143118213
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