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Published: 14 February 2013

400 Pages


ISBN: 9780199969753

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The Redemptive Self

Stories Americans Live By - Revised and Expanded Edition

Dan P. McAdams

  • The Redemptive Self won the 2006 William James Award from the American Psychological Association for best general-interest book in psychology
  • Presents a dramatic case study comparing the redemptive lives of Presidents George W. Bush and Barack Obama
  • Encourages critical examination of our own life narratives
  • Discusses a new psychology of American identity

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