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The power broker : Robert Moses and the fall of New York

Author: Robert A Caro
Publisher: New York : Vintage Books, 1975, ©1974.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Biography : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Summary:
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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Named Person: Robert Moses; Robert Moses
Material Type: Biography, Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Robert A Caro
ISBN: 0394720245 9780394720241
OCLC Number: 1631862
Awards: Winner of Pulitzer Prize Biography Category 1975.
Description: 1246, xxxiv pages, [25] leaves of plates : illustrations ; 24 cm
Contents: Introduction: Wait until the evening --
Line of succession --
Robert Moses at Yale --
Home away from home --
Burning --
Age of optimism --
Curriculum changes --
Change in major --
The taste of power --
A dream --
The best bill drafter in Albany --
The majesty of law --
Robert Moses and the creature of the machine --
Driving --
Changing --
Curator of cauliflowers --
The featherduster --
The mother of accommodation --
New York City before Robert Moses --
To power in the city --
One year --
The candidate --
Order number 129 --
In the saddle --
Driving --
Changing --
Two brothers --Changing --
The warp and the loom --
"And when the last law was down ..." --
Revenge --
Monopoly --
Quid pro quo --
Leading out the regiment --
Moses and the mayors --
"RM" --
The meat ax --
One mile --
One mile (afterward) --
The highwayman --
Point of no return --
Rumors and the report of rumors --
Tavern in the town --
Late arrival --
Mustache and the bard --
Off to the fair --
Nelson --
The great fair --
Old lion, young mayor --
The last stand --
Old.
Responsibility: Robert A. Caro.
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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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