The United States of Epic Fails

By Bill O'Neill,

Book cover of The United States of Epic Fails: 52 Crazy Stories and Blunders Through History That You Didn't Get Taught in School

Book description

Have you ever wondered what the biggest failures in American history are?

Which sports teams just can’t seem to catch a break and keep failing, over and over and over in the most disastrous manner?

What are some of the biggest failures in American pop culture?

In The United States…

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Why read it?

1 author picked The United States of Epic Fails as one of their favorite books. Why do they recommend it?

This is an accessible account of history through the lens of how “mistakes were made,” and how most of us aren’t told about them.

It is plain old-fashioned great fun to read about blunders in the worlds of business, sports, pop culture, even some of America’s epic military failures (so long as they happened long ago!). A great corrective to claims that the US is uniquely blessed with perfection.

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