The Power Broker Robert Moses and the Fall of New York

Moses is pictured as idealist reformer, and political manipulator as his rise to power and eventual domination of New York State politics is documented

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  • Author : R. A. Caro
  • Publisher : Alfred a Knopf Incorporated
  • Pages : 1246 pages
  • ISBN : 0394480767
  • Rating : 4.5/5 from 24 reviews
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  • Author : Robert A. Caro
  • Publisher : Vintage
  • Release : 09 April 2019
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“One of the great reporters of our time and probably the greatest biographer.” —The Sunday Times (London) From the two-time Pulitzer Prize-winning author of The Power Broker and The Years of Lyndon Johnson: an unprecedented gathering of vivid, candid, deeply moving recollections about his experiences researching and writing his acclaimed books. Now in paperback, Robert Caro gives us a glimpse into his own life and work in these evocatively written, personal pieces. He describes what it was like to interview

The Passage of Power

The Passage of Power
  • Author : Robert A. Caro
  • Publisher : Vintage
  • Release : 01 May 2012
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WINNER OF THE NATIONAL BOOK CRITICS CIRCLE AWARD, THE LOS ANGELES TIMES BOOK PRIZE, THE MARK LYNTON HISTORY PRIZE, THE AMERICAN HISTORY BOOK PRIZE Book Four of Robert A. Caro’s monumental The Years of Lyndon Johnson displays all the narrative energy and illuminating insight that led the Times of London to acclaim it as “one of the truly great political biographies of the modern age. A masterpiece.” The Passage of Power follows Lyndon Johnson through both the most frustrating

The Power Broker

The Power Broker
  • Author : Stephen Frey
  • Publisher : Ballantine Books
  • Release : 25 July 2006
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Exposing high-level governmental corruption, conspiracy, and murder has garnered plenty of attention for Christian Gillette, the young dynamo chairman of the famous New York private equity firm Everest Capital. Now the reputation he has built taking Everest to the top has been noticed beyond the boardrooms of high finance–by powerful people with potentially devastating agendas. Christian’s own attention is on Las Vegas, where he means to stake out a piece of the action by opening a new casino

The Great Mistake

The Great Mistake
  • Author : Jonathan Lee
  • Publisher : Vintage
  • Release : 15 June 2021
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An exultant novel of New York City at the turn of the twentieth century, about one man's rise to fame and fortune, and his mysterious murder—“engrossing” (Wall Street Journal), “immersive” (The New Yorker), and “seriously entertaining” (The Sunday Times, London). Andrew Haswell Green is dead, shot at the venerable age of eighty-three, when he thought life could hold no more surprises. The killing—on Park Avenue in broad daylight, on Friday the thirteenth—shook the city. Born to a

The Power Brokers

The Power Brokers
  • Author : Jeremiah D. Lambert
  • Publisher : MIT Press
  • Release : 28 August 2015
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How the interplay between government regulation and the private sector has shaped the electric industry, from its nineteenth-century origins to twenty-first-century market restructuring. For more than a century, the interplay between private, investor-owned electric utilities and government regulators has shaped the electric power industry in the United States. Provision of an essential service to largely dependent consumers invited government oversight and ever more sophisticated market intervention. The industry has sought to manage, co-opt, and profit from government regulation. In The

Chief of Perversion

Chief of Perversion
  • Author : Sadie Haller
  • Publisher : QTP
  • Release : 14 May 2018
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Heath: My relationships are nothing more than casual dating with booty-calls. A one-hour-stand before my mother's wedding reception? Perfect. Georgia: I may have been born a romantic, but I've grown jaded about love. Being practically disowned by one's father will do that to a girl. Now all I want is solitude and the occasional anonymous pick-up. Occasional? Okay, so I haven't managed that yet. Daddy Dearest's wedding seems like a great place to start. Chief of Perversion is a standalone

Wrestling with Moses

Wrestling with Moses
  • Author : Anthony Flint
  • Publisher : Random House
  • Release : 28 July 2009
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The rivalry of Jane Jacobs and Robert Moses, a struggle for the soul of a city, is one of the most dramatic and consequential in modern American history. To a young Jane Jacobs, Greenwich Village, with its winding cobblestone streets and diverse makeup, was everything a city neighborhood should be. But consummate power broker Robert Moses, the father of many of New York’s most monumental development projects, thought neighborhoods like Greenwich Village were badly in need of “urban renewal.”

Means of Ascent

Means of Ascent
  • Author : Robert A. Caro
  • Publisher : Vintage
  • Release : 23 November 2011
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In Means of Ascent, Book Two of The Years of Lyndon Johnson, Robert A. Caro brings alive Lyndon Johnson in his wilderness years. Here, Johnson’s almost mythic personality—part genius, part behemoth, at once hotly emotional and icily calculating—is seen at its most nakedly ambitious. This multifaceted book carries the President-to-be from the aftermath of his devastating defeat in his 1941 campaign for the Senate-the despair it engendered in him, and the grueling test of his spirit that followed

Divided Highways

Divided Highways
  • Author : Tom Lewis
  • Publisher : Penguin Group USA
  • Release : 26 May 1999
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What do Levittown, the 1939 World's Fair, and the Model T have in common? To what invention can the existence of suburban sprawl, toll booths, mall shopping, an oil-obsessed foreign policy, fast food, and air and noise pollution be attributed?The interstate highway. This landmark enterprise of the 1950s literally changed the face of America for eternity. In 1919, Dwight D. Eisenhower needed sixty-two days to travel from Washington, D.C., to San Francisco. Now, eighty years and 42,500 miles of paved roads

Emmett J. Scott

Emmett J. Scott
  • Author : Maceo C. Dailey, Jr.
  • Publisher : Unknown Publisher
  • Release : 10 November 2021
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The first biography of Emmett J. Scott, chief of staff, adviser, and ghostwriter to Booker T. Washington, and power player behind the Tuskegee Institute.

Hit Men

Hit Men
  • Author : Fredric Dannen
  • Publisher : Anchor
  • Release : 14 September 2011
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Copiously researched and documented, Hit Men is the highly controversial portrait of the pop music industry in all its wild, ruthless glory: the insatiable greed and ambition; the enormous egos; the fierce struggles for profits and power; the vendettas, rivalries, shakedowns, and payoffs. Chronicling the evolution of America's largest music labels from the Tin Pan Alley days to the present day, Fredric Dannen examines in depth the often venal, sometimes illegal dealings among the assorted hustlers and kingpins who rule