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From the PublisherGillian Tett, Financial Times
“What really fascinates me about [Morris’s] new tome is that I suspect it points to a symbolic turning point in economic mood If nothing else, his book is a timely reminder that economic optimism and pessimism have a habit of moving in cycles.”
Daniel Yergin, Wall Street Journal
“Mr. Morris adroitly explains the workings of what he calls ’the splendid technology that makes [shale] possible,’ [arguing] that this unconventional revolution could support more than four million jobs He also makes a compelling case that the U.S. is significantly under-investing in the infrastructure needed to support economic growth The contribution of ‘Comeback’ is to cogently lay out the bright economic consequences of the unconventional oil and gas revolution and the revival of manufacturing.”
“A persuasive, upbeat forecast of economic growth, starting now, for the United States. The author has a companionable voice, affable and easy, but with words chosen for maximum clarity Serious bureaucratic, technological and environmental issues, unpacked with facility, provide digestible food for thought.”
Daniel Gross, Newsweek Daily Beast
"Charles Morris, the author of the bestselling crisis book The Two Trillion Dollar Meltdown...[has] released a sequel volume—albeit a slim one—called Comeback: America’s New Economic Boom. His cause for celebration? The fracking revolution. The nation’s supply of natural gas locked in shale “is so vast that it has the potential to transform the manufacturing economy, creating jobs across the country and requiring a new infrastructure that will benefit the nation as a whole."
Robert Bradley, Jr., Forbes
"In Comeback: America’s New Economic Boom, author Charles Morris refers to 'the new X-factor, the American energy advantage.' The 'game changer'—shale oil and gas technology and production—has put the United States and Canada in the world’s leading economic saddle....Yes, technologically unlocked oil and gas has created an energy revolution and industrial bright spot in the...Obama era."
Mark J. Perry, AEI Ideas (blog)
"Charles Morris (who accurately predicted the crash of 2008) discusses the main themes of his new book "Comeback: America's New Economic Boom" with NPR, here's an excerpt: It's the best-kept secret in the economics media: The United States is on the brink."
“A readable and refreshingly cheerful forecast for the US economy.”