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By Stephen Colbert

The US back: Re-becoming The Greatness We by no means Weren't is a 2012 satirical e-book written by means of Stephen Colbert and different writers of The Colbert document as a follow-up to 2007's i'm the United States (And So Can You!). it really is released via Grand imperative Publishing. The publication was once published on October 2, 2012. Its audiobook used to be nominated for, and received the 2014 Grammy Award for most sensible Spoken observe Album, making for Colbert's moment nomination for the award, in addition to his 3rd Grammy nomination total.

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