Free to Choose

  • by Milton Friedman, Rose Friedman
  • Narrated by James Adams
  • 12 hrs and 15 mins
  • Unabridged Audiobook

Publisher's Summary

Milton Friedman and his wife, Rose, teamed up to write this most convincing and readable guide, which illustrates the crucial link between Adam Smith's capitalism and the free society. They show how freedom has been eroded and prosperity undermined through the rapid growth of governmental agencies, laws, and regulations. While a large central government may have good intentions, the results it produces are lamentable. More than another indictment of government planning and bureaucracy, however, Free to Choose offers several convincing and creative remedies to the world's woes.


What the Critics Say

"Excellent book....This reviewer has never read a more straightforward and simple statement of the present ills facing our society and what we as citizens in a democracy must do about them." (Chicago Sun Times)
"Milton Friedman puts verities back into focus and puts us back in touch with how a free and abundant society can work - if we let it. That is why he deserved his Nobel Prize in economics, and it is why you should read this book." (Reader's Digest)


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Customer Reviews

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The most compelling book (of any type) that I have read in years. The authors are so clear and straightforward, the ideas so natural, that I cannot believe that I waited until know to read this.

The examples are dated, but all of the history since seems only to verify the predictions made.

I highly recommended it for anyone interested in economics and politics.
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- Erik

Free to Choose

Although certainly not discussed in any University classroom in this country and probably banned by the state of California... This one book taught me more than and is therefore more valuable then my entire four year degree in political science.
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- Dicky Scrugs "Dicky Scrugs"

Book Details

  • Release Date: 06-22-2007
  • Publisher: Blackstone Audio, Inc.