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By René Zografos

nearly each man or woman in the world this day is familiar with anything - and feels whatever - approximately the US. it is the "land of the loose and the house of the brave." it really is liable for hamburgers and Coca-Cola and colour television. it is the heart of the universe, with the best athletes, tallest structures, most renowned motion picture stars, and largest dreamers. yet what does an international that comprises seven billion humans particularly take into consideration the main pointed out - and debatable - state in the world? this is often the query that encouraged René Zografos to spend seven years interviewing humans from seven continents to pen the definitive consultant to the U.S.A.'s worldwide recognition. In beautiful UNATTRACTIVE american citizens, Zografos - an award-winning Norwegian-Greek writer of 8 books and veteran journalist - brings jointly the voices of hundreds of thousands of individuals from all over the world to spotlight their reviews of american citizens and the rustic they reside in. From Mexico-born 'Dog Whisperer' Cesar Millan and a Bangkok-based tailor named Marco, to American girl-obsessed Italian childrens and Swedish ex-pats dwelling within the united states of america, appealing Unattractive americans is brim-full of hundreds and hundreds of unforeseen insights, critiques, compliments and criticisms concerning the so-called "greatest state on earth." it is a interesting, not-to-be-missed exploration of tradition, politics, philosophy, and the yank Dream the likes of which hasn't ever ahead of been obvious in a single position. one of the well timed, strange, and highly wonderful questions beautiful UNATTRACTIVE americans addresses contain: · Are americans beloved or disliked while touring in a foreign country? · Do humans from different nations really care approximately what is going on in the United States? · Is American song, movie, model, and meals as influential as we predict it's? · How do the good American towns truly stack up opposed to the Hollywood portrayals of them? · Are american citizens attractive?

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