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The Resource The rascal king : the life and times of James Michael Curley, 1874-1958, Jack Beatty

The rascal king : the life and times of James Michael Curley, 1874-1958, Jack Beatty

Label
The rascal king : the life and times of James Michael Curley, 1874-1958
Title
The rascal king
Title remainder
the life and times of James Michael Curley, 1874-1958
Statement of responsibility
Jack Beatty
Creator
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
This biography of the twice-jailed "champion of the people," shameless grafter, spell-binding orator and master of political farce, mayor, governor, congressman, and New Deal pioneer describes how Curley helped transform U.S. governance from a politics of deference to a politics of serving human need
Biography type
individual biography
Cataloging source
DLC
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Beatty, Jack
Dewey number
  • 974.4/04/092
  • B
Illustrations
illustrations
Index
index present
LC call number
F70.C85
LC item number
B44 1992
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Curley, James Michael
  • Governors
  • Mayors
  • Irish Americans
  • Massachusetts
Label
The rascal king : the life and times of James Michael Curley, 1874-1958, Jack Beatty
Instantiates
Publication
Note
"A William Patrick book."
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (p. 525-556) and index
Contents
Prologue : Boston, November 1958 -- The shine of the Sparrow -- The boy from home -- The crouching tiget -- To Washington and back -- The metamorphistical mayor -- Builder and demagogue -- Depression mayor -- Air-conditioned voice -- The hit-and-run governor -- Himself again -- Fedora -- Epilogue : Pardoned
Dimensions
24 cm.
Extent
x, 571 p.
Isbn
9780201175998
Lccn
92009718
Other physical details
ill.
System control number
ocm25508742
Label
The rascal king : the life and times of James Michael Curley, 1874-1958, Jack Beatty
Publication
Note
"A William Patrick book."
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (p. 525-556) and index
Contents
Prologue : Boston, November 1958 -- The shine of the Sparrow -- The boy from home -- The crouching tiget -- To Washington and back -- The metamorphistical mayor -- Builder and demagogue -- Depression mayor -- Air-conditioned voice -- The hit-and-run governor -- Himself again -- Fedora -- Epilogue : Pardoned
Dimensions
24 cm.
Extent
x, 571 p.
Isbn
9780201175998
Lccn
92009718
Other physical details
ill.
System control number
ocm25508742

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