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Power Broker Robert Moses and the Fall of New York

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ISBN-10: 0394720245

ISBN-13: 9780394720241

Edition: N/A

Authors: Robert A. Caro

List price: $26.00
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One of the most acclaimed books of our time, winner of both the Pulitzer and the Francis Parkman prizes, The Power Broker tells the hidden story behind the shaping (and mis-shaping) of twentieth-century New York (city and state) and makes public what few have known: that Robert Moses was, for almost half a century, the single most powerful man of our time in New York, the shaper not only of the city's politics but of its physical structure and the problems of urban decline that plague us today. In revealing how Moses did it--how he developed his public authorities into a political machine that was virtually a fourth branch of government, one that could bring to their knees Governors and…    
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Book details

List price: $26.00
Publisher: Knopf Doubleday Publishing Group
Publication date: 7/12/1975
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 1344
Size: 6.00" wide x 9.25" long x 2.00" tall
Weight: 3.190
Language: English