The Napoleon of New York: Mayor Fiorello La Guardia
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Beschreibungthe shrewd politician who knew what he wanted to do and how to go about it in a city renowned for skepticism.In contrasting the carefully cultivated, amusing personality that La Guardia showed to an adoring public and the tough administrator known to City Hall insiders, The Napoleon of New York also explores the early experiences that shaped the character of the man and the motivations that put the son of an agnostic Italian immigrant and Jewish mother from Austria on a path to the pinnacle of power in the greatest city in America.
InhaltsverzeichnisIntroduction: Hizzoner. Part I: A Little Flower Blooms. Part II: Animal Crackers. Part III: Patience and Fortitude. Part IV: Four More Years of Hell. Chronology. Author s Note and Sources. Selected Bibliography. Index.
PortraitH. PAUL JEFFERS, formerly a broadcast journalist, has written over fifty books, most recently An Honest President: The Life and Presidencies of Grover Cleveland and Diamond Jim Brady: Prince of the Gilded Age (Wiley). He lives in New York City.
Pressestimmen"...H Paul Jeffersa s biography tells the mayora s story fairly and accurately..." (Daily Telegraph, 15 June 2002)
Untertitel: New. Sprache: Englisch.
Verlag: JOHN WILEY & SONS INC
Erscheinungsdatum: März 2002
Seitenanzahl: 400 Seiten