Singletary admittedly composes the work from personal notes and accounts taken during his time at the helm of the Mayor's Office in Hartford, CT- offering the reader unprecedented insight into a thought process of municipal energies and variety of urban forces.
Leaving the reader with much to contemplate, the question is not just about inner city intricacies, but the overall power dynamic and opulence within communities.
With quotes that will send the reader searching the web, the chapters are brilliantly stitched together in a prose that allows the reader to switch pace and revisit concepts while tying in the meanings.
A true depiction of "the city", Static Power is presented in the form of a manual for societal enthusiasts, those of which who might even dare aspire to hold political office in the fierce and intense arena of social engineering.
Beyond the expected tales of political appetites and partisan exploits, Static Power offers something much more compelling and enduring.
Ripe with insight, Singletary trifles with detail allowing the real life implications to be left to the reader.
Scientific and political acumen are daringly sewn together in spiritual context.
Flirting with true concepts of power, Singletary delves into captivating descriptions of the forces that can torment yet vitalize inner city living, deliberating patterns and "timeless principles" that dance between turmoil and communal dominion.
Static Power: Valley of the Empire is a delight, a companion of a book applicable to all walks of life. It enhances our awareness of how the world is operating around us.