Once Upon a Time in New York: Jimmy Walker, Franklin Roosevelt, and the Last Great Battle of the Jazz Age

Once Upon a Time in New York: Jimmy Walker, Franklin Roosevelt, and the Last Great Battle of the Jazz Age

by Herbert Mitgang
     
 

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ISBN-10: 0815412630

ISBN-13: 9780815412632

Pub. Date: 08/01/2003

Publisher: Rowman & Littlefield Publishers, Inc.

A flavorful account of New York City politics during the 1920s Jazz Age centering on the intersecting careers of the city's popular "Night Mayor," Jimmy Walker, and the state's patrician governor, Franklin D. Roosevelt. Mitgang's extensive use of newspaper quotes and legal transcripts helps paint vivid portraits of Walker, Roosevelt and the large cast of characters

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A flavorful account of New York City politics during the 1920s Jazz Age centering on the intersecting careers of the city's popular "Night Mayor," Jimmy Walker, and the state's patrician governor, Franklin D. Roosevelt. Mitgang's extensive use of newspaper quotes and legal transcripts helps paint vivid portraits of Walker, Roosevelt and the large cast of characters who played a part in Walker's fall from grace and Roosevelt's meteoric rise to four-term president.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780815412632
Publisher:
Rowman & Littlefield Publishers, Inc.
Publication date:
08/01/2003
Edition description:
New Edition
Pages:
288
Product dimensions:
6.02(w) x 8.98(h) x 0.66(d)

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