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Scandalmonger

Auteur: William Safire
Uitgever: New York : Simon & Schuster, ©2000.
Editie/Formaat:   Boek : Fictie : EngelsAlle edities en materiaalsoorten bekijken.
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This volume unveils the story behind the nation's first great political scandals. James Thomson Callender, the "scandalmonger" of the title, is an ambitious gossip-peddling editor secretly hired by Thomas Jefferson as a political weapon. After carefully damaging Alexander Hamilton's reputation, thereby paving the way for Jefferson's success, Callender is shunned by the very politicians on whose behalf he was jailed  Meer lezen...
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Genre/Vorm: Political fiction
Biographical fiction
Fiction
Aanvullende fysieke materiaalsoort: Online version:
Safire, William, 1929-2009.
Scandalmonger.
New York : Simon & Schuster, ©2000
(OCoLC)607439669
Genoemd persoon: James Thomson Callender; Alexander Hamilton; James Thomson Callender; Alexander Hamilton
Genre: Fictie
Soort document: Boek
Alle auteurs / medewerkers: William Safire
ISBN: 0684867192 9780684867199 9780743212052 0743212053
OCLC-nummer: 42923594
Beschrijving: 496 pages : illustrations ; 25 cm
Inhoud: Part I Hamilton scandal --
Part II Sedition scandal --
Part III Jefferfon scandals --
Part IV Libel scandal --
Epilogue: What happened later.
Verantwoordelijkheid: William Safire.

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In a fictional exploration of America's early political scandals, James Thomson Callender, a muckraking journalist, reveals scandals in the lives of both Alexander Hamilton and Thomas Jefferson.  Meer lezen...

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"Bottomlessly researched, passionately argued, Safire's book roars with the paradoxical energy written into the Constitution". -- Chicago Tribune

 
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