Looking for the Good War: American Amnesia and the Violent Pursuit of Happiness by Elizabeth D. Samet
Editorial: Julia Ringo
Cover design: Matt Chase
Cover art: Steven Dohanos, courtesy of the National Archives
Farrar, Straus & Giroux

Winner of the American Philosophical Society’s Jacques Barzun Prize in Cultural History
Shortlisted for the Phi Beta Kappa Society Ralph Waldo Emerson Award

“A remarkable book, from its title and subtitle to its last words . . . A stirring indictment of American sentimentality about war.”
—Robert G. Kaiser, The Washington Post