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The Power Broker: Robert Moses and the Fall of New York

The Power Broker: Robert Moses and the Fall of New York
A Book

by R. A. Caro,Robert A. Caro

  • Publisher : Alfred a Knopf Incorporated
  • Release : 1974
  • Pages : 1246
  • ISBN : 9876543210XXX
  • Language : En, Es, Fr & De
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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

The Power Broker

The Power Broker
Robert Moses and the Fall of New York

by Robert A. Caro

  • Publisher : Unknown Publisher
  • Release : 2006
  • Pages : 1246
  • ISBN : 9781582882611
  • Language : En, Es, Fr & De
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This is the first and foremost a brilliant multidimensional portrait of a man-an extraordinary man who, denied power within the normal framework of the democratic process, stepped outside that framework to grasp power sufficient to shape a great city and hold sway over the very texture of millions of lives.

The Power Broker

The Power Broker
Robert Moses and the Fall of New York

by Robert A. Caro

  • Publisher : Random House of Canada
  • Release : 1975
  • Pages : 1246
  • ISBN : 9780394720241
  • Language : En, Es, Fr & De
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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

A Joosr Guide to ... The Power Broker by Robert Caro

A Joosr Guide to ... The Power Broker by Robert Caro
Robert Moses and the Fall of New York

by Joosr

  • Publisher : Unknown Publisher
  • Release : 2016
  • Pages : 22
  • ISBN : 9781785674105
  • Language : En, Es, Fr & De
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The Power Broker

The Power Broker
A Book

by David Song

  • Publisher : Unknown Publisher
  • Release : 2005-08-30
  • Pages : 296
  • ISBN : 9788990087966
  • Language : En, Es, Fr & De
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The Power Broker

The Power Broker
A Novel

by Stephen Frey

  • Publisher : Ballantine Books
  • Release : 2006-07-25
  • Pages : 320
  • ISBN : 0345493788
  • Language : En, Es, Fr & De
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Exposing high-level governmental corruption, conspiracy, and murder has garnered plenty of attention for Christian Gillette, the young dynamo chairman of the famous New York private equity firm Everest Capital. Now the reputation he has built taking Everest to the top has been noticed beyond the boardrooms of high finance–by powerful people with potentially devastating agendas. Christian’s own attention is on Las Vegas, where he means to stake out a piece of the action by opening a new casino and launching an NFL franchise. But Sin City didn’t get its nickname for nothing, and the mob soon makes it clear that Christian’s company will have to pay if it wants to play in the nation’s gaming capital. Christian has already taken on corporate pirates and cold-blooded assassins and lived to tell about it, but crossing the underworld could do more than just kill his brilliant career. It could crush his chance to fulfill his late father’s political legacy. Dynamic U.S. senator Jesse Ford is the odds-on favorite to make history as the first black president. And the man he wants beside him in the red-hot race for the White House is Christian Gillette. But Samuel Hewitt, a Texas mogul with billions to burn, has another fate in mind for Christian: to be part of a shadow organization, powered by wealth and bound by dark secrets that has manipulated the course of American history for generations. As the pieces of Hewitt’s plot fall into place, and a twisted chain of intrigue, treachery, blackmail, and death gets tighter and tighter, Christian realizes–maybe too late–that in a grudge match between kingmakers hell-bent on victory at all costs, he may be the last pawn sacrificed. With The Power Broker, bestselling author Stephen Frey unleashes an ever-accelerating thriller that breaks the suspense barrier–and never stops.

100 of the Most Shocking Reviews the Power Broker

100 of the Most Shocking Reviews the Power Broker
Robert Moses and the Fall of New York

by Isaac Hacker

  • Publisher : Lennex
  • Release : 2013-02
  • Pages : 44
  • ISBN : 9785458798266
  • Language : En, Es, Fr & De
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In this book, we have hand-picked the most sophisticated, unanticipated, absorbing (if not at times crackpot!), original and musing book reviews of "The Power Broker: Robert Moses and the Fall of New York." Don't say we didn't warn you: these reviews are known to shock with their unconventionality or intimacy. Some may be startled by their biting sincerity; others may be spellbound by their unbridled flights of fantasy. Don't buy this book if: 1. You don't have nerves of steel. 2. You expect to get pregnant in the next five minutes. 3. You've heard it all.

Robert Moses, the Power Broker

Robert Moses, the Power Broker
A Book

by Robert A. Caro

  • Publisher : Unknown Publisher
  • Release : 1974
  • Pages : 33
  • ISBN : 9876543210XXX
  • Language : En, Es, Fr & De
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100 Opinions You Can Trust on the Power Broker

100 Opinions You Can Trust on the Power Broker
Robert Moses and the Fall of New York

by Max Masey

  • Publisher : Lennex
  • Release : 2013-01
  • Pages : 44
  • ISBN : 9785458989275
  • Language : En, Es, Fr & De
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In this book, we have hand-picked the most sophisticated, unanticipated, absorbing (if not at times crackpot!), original and musing book reviews of "The Power Broker: Robert Moses and the Fall of New York." Don't say we didn't warn you: these reviews are known to shock with their unconventionality or intimacy. Some may be startled by their biting sincerity; others may be spellbound by their unbridled flights of fantasy. Don't buy this book if: 1. You don't have nerves of steel. 2. You expect to get pregnant in the next five minutes. 3. You've heard it all.

Councillor As Power Broker: Handbook 10 (THE)

Councillor As Power Broker: Handbook 10 (THE)
A Book

by Anonim

  • Publisher : UN-HABITAT
  • Release : 1996*
  • Pages : 129
  • ISBN : 9211312531
  • Language : En, Es, Fr & De
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Themistocles

Themistocles
The Powerbroker of Athens

by JEFFREY. SMITH

  • Publisher : Pen & Sword Military
  • Release : 2021-04-28
  • Pages : 129
  • ISBN : 9781526790453
  • Language : En, Es, Fr & De
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This is an exciting new biography of Themistocles of Athens, architect of the Greek victory over the Persian invasions of 490 BC and 480 to 479 BC. While his role in the Persian wars is naturally a major theme, Themistocles' career before and after those conflicts is also considered in detail. Themistocles was a leading exponent of a new kind of populist politics in the young democracy of Athens, manipulating the practice of ostracism (exile) to get rid of his political rivals. Jeffrey Smith explains Themistocles' rise to a position of virtual hegemony which allowed him to institute his far-sighted policy of preparation against the growing Persian threat. In particular he strengthened Athens' fleet and thereby secured the support of the poor thetes, who found employment as rowers.During the first invasion, Themistocles fought, and possibly held joint command, at the decisive battle of Marathon. When the Persians struck again in 480, he commanded the fleet at Artemisium and Salamis. The latter battle he won by subterfuge and secured Athens' liberation and survival. Ironically he was himself eventually ostracized by his fellow citizens and ultimately entered Persian service, ending his days as governor of Magnesia in Asia Minor.

Agent of Denial

Agent of Denial
A Power Broker Novel

by Sadie Haller

  • Publisher : QTP
  • Release : 2021-06-25
  • Pages : 236
  • ISBN : 1386567604
  • Language : En, Es, Fr & De
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Alasdair: She’s not for me. While a piece of me wants to wrap her in my arms and keep her safe, I know myself. My dark sexual appetite, my feral underbelly. If she gets too close, she'll discover a beast who will push her right to the very edge of sanity. Katie: After escaping a nightmare, I swore I’d never let myself be vulnerable again. But then physical needs take over. In a world with well over three billion men, there has to be one for me. Not that it matters. No man wants another’s broken toys. Agent of Denial is a standalone love story with a hard earned HEA.

The Power Broker

The Power Broker
A Biography of John M. Bailey, Modern Political Boss

by Joseph I. Lieberman

  • Publisher : Unknown Publisher
  • Release : 1966
  • Pages : 365
  • ISBN : 9876543210XXX
  • Language : En, Es, Fr & De
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Chief of Perversion

Chief of Perversion
A Power Broker Novel

by Sadie Haller

  • Publisher : QTP
  • Release : 2018-05-14
  • Pages : 254
  • ISBN : 1386810282
  • Language : En, Es, Fr & De
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Heath: My relationships are nothing more than casual dating with booty-calls. A one-hour-stand before my mother's wedding reception? Perfect. Georgia: I may have been born a romantic, but I've grown jaded about love. Being practically disowned by one's father will do that to a girl. Now all I want is solitude and the occasional anonymous pick-up. Occasional? Okay, so I haven't managed that yet. Daddy Dearest's wedding seems like a great place to start. Chief of Perversion is a standalone love story with a hard earned HEA.

Working

Working
A Book

by Robert A. Caro

  • Publisher : Vintage
  • Release : 2019-04-09
  • Pages : 240
  • ISBN : 0525656359
  • Language : En, Es, Fr & De
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“One of the great reporters of our time and probably the greatest biographer.” —The Sunday Times (London) From the two-time Pulitzer Prize-winning author of The Power Broker and The Years of Lyndon Johnson: an unprecedented gathering of vivid, candid, deeply moving recollections about his experiences researching and writing his acclaimed books. Now in paperback, Robert Caro gives us a glimpse into his own life and work in these evocatively written, personal pieces. He describes what it was like to interview the mighty Robert Moses and to begin discovering the extent of the political power Moses wielded; the combination of discouragement and exhilaration he felt confronting the vast holdings of the Lyndon B. Johnson Library in Austin, Texas; his encounters with witnesses, including longtime residents wrenchingly displaced by the construction of Moses' Cross-Bronx Expressway and Lady Bird Johnson acknowledging the beauty and influence of one of LBJ's mistresses. He gratefully remembers how, after years of working in solitude, he found a writers' community at the New York Public Library, and details the ways he goes about planning and composing his books. Caro recalls the moments at which he came to understand that he wanted to write not just about the men who wielded power but about the people and the politics that were shaped by that power. And he talks about the importance to him of the writing itself, of how he tries to infuse it with a sense of place and mood to bring characters and situations to life on the page. Taken together, these reminiscences--some previously published, some written expressly for this book--bring into focus the passion, the wry self-deprecation, and the integrity with which this brilliant historian has always approached his work.

Councillor As Power Broker: Handbook 10 (THE)

Councillor As Power Broker: Handbook 10 (THE)
A Book

by Anonim

  • Publisher : UN-HABITAT
  • Release : 1996
  • Pages : 42
  • ISBN : 9789211312539
  • Language : En, Es, Fr & De
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The Path to Power

The Path to Power
The Years of Lyndon Johnson I

by Robert A. Caro

  • Publisher : Vintage
  • Release : 2011-11-23
  • Pages : 960
  • ISBN : 0307422577
  • Language : En, Es, Fr & De
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The Years of Lyndon Johnson is the political biography of our time. No president—no era of American politics—has been so intensively and sharply examined at a time when so many prime witnesses to hitherto untold or misinterpreted facets of a life, a career, and a period of history could still be persuaded to speak. The Path to Power, Book One, reveals in extraordinary detail the genesis of the almost superhuman drive, energy, and urge to power that set LBJ apart. Chronicling the startling early emergence of Johnson’s political genius, it follows him from his Texas boyhood through the years of the Depression in the Texas hill Country to the triumph of his congressional debut in New Deal Washington, to his heartbreaking defeat in his first race for the Senate, and his attainment, nonetheless, of the national power for which he hungered. We see in him, from earliest childhood, a fierce, unquenchable necessity to be first, to win, to dominate—coupled with a limitless capacity for hard, unceasing labor in the service of his own ambition. Caro shows us the big, gangling, awkward young Lyndon—raised in one of the country’s most desperately poor and isolated areas, his education mediocre at best, his pride stung by his father’s slide into failure and financial ruin—lunging for success, moving inexorably toward that ultimate “impossible” goal that he sets for himself years before any friend or enemy suspects what it may be. We watch him, while still at college, instinctively (and ruthlessly) creating the beginnings of the political machine that was to serve him for three decades. We see him employing his extraordinary ability to mesmerize and manipulate powerful older men, to mesmerize (and sometimes almost enslave) useful subordinates. We see him carrying out, before his thirtieth year, his first great political inspiration: tapping-and becoming the political conduit for-the money and influence of the new oil men and contractors who were to grow with him to immense power. We follow, close up, the radical fluctuations of his relationships with the formidable “Mr. Sam” Raybum (who loved him like a son and whom he betrayed) and with FDR himself. And we follow the dramas of his emotional life-the intensities and complications of his relationships with his family, his contemporaries, his girls; his wooing and winning of the shy Lady Bird; his secret love affair, over many years, with the mistress of one of his most ardent and generous supporters . . . Johnson driving his people to the point of exhausted tears, equally merciless with himself . . . Johnson bullying, cajoling, lying, yet inspiring an amazing loyalty . . . Johnson maneuvering to dethrone the unassailable old Jack Garner (then Vice President of the United States) as the New Deal’s “connection” in Texas, and seize the power himself . . . Johnson raging . . . Johnson hugging . . . Johnson bringing light and, indeed, life to the worn Hill Country farmers and their old-at-thirty wives via the district’s first electric lines. We see him at once unscrupulous, admirable, treacherous, devoted. And we see the country that bred him: the harshness and “nauseating loneliness” of the rural life; the tragic panorama of the Depression; the sudden glow of hope at the dawn of the Age of Roosevelt. And always, in the foreground, on the move, LBJ. Here is Lyndon Johnson—his Texas, his Washington, his America—in a book that brings us as close as we have ever been to a true perception of political genius and the American political process.

Ovitz

Ovitz
The Inside Story of Hollywood's Most Controversial Power Broker

by Robert Slater

  • Publisher : McGraw-Hill
  • Release : 1997
  • Pages : 360
  • ISBN : 9876543210XXX
  • Language : En, Es, Fr & De
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"Michael Ovitz is the iron-fisted CAA talent agent and dealmaker who negotiated unprecedented salaries for his agency's clients and, with unbridled tenacity and street-wise cunning, wrested power from the almighty studios. His ascension to the pinnacle of Hollywood power impressed both his friends and foes ... but his rapid fall from grace stunned even the most hardened Hollywood insiders (not to mention an astronomical severance package that weighed in at over $125 million.)" "Now, for the first time, here is the inside story of the charismatic yet media-shy mogul, in a behind-the-scenes account that exposes not only the underpinnings of his meteoric success, but also the often-hidden machinations of the entertainment industry. This revealing new biography is based upon the author's unprecedented series of interviews with Michael Ovitz, as well as 150 exclusive interviews with Hollywood's top celebrities."--BOOK JACKET.Title Summary field provided by Blackwell North America, Inc. All Rights Reserved

The Passage of Power

The Passage of Power
The Years of Lyndon Johnson IV

by Robert A. Caro

  • Publisher : Vintage
  • Release : 2012-05-01
  • Pages : 736
  • ISBN : 0307960463
  • Language : En, Es, Fr & De
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WINNER OF THE NATIONAL BOOK CRITICS CIRCLE AWARD, THE LOS ANGELES TIMES BOOK PRIZE, THE MARK LYNTON HISTORY PRIZE, THE AMERICAN HISTORY BOOK PRIZE Book Four of Robert A. Caro’s monumental The Years of Lyndon Johnson displays all the narrative energy and illuminating insight that led the Times of London to acclaim it as “one of the truly great political biographies of the modern age. A masterpiece.” The Passage of Power follows Lyndon Johnson through both the most frustrating and the most triumphant periods of his career—1958 to1964. It is a time that would see him trade the extraordinary power he had created for himself as Senate Majority Leader for what became the wretched powerlessness of a Vice President in an administration that disdained and distrusted him. Yet it was, as well, the time in which the presidency, the goal he had always pursued, would be thrust upon him in the moment it took an assassin’s bullet to reach its mark. By 1958, as Johnson began to maneuver for the presidency, he was known as one of the most brilliant politicians of his time, the greatest Senate Leader in our history. But the 1960 nomination would go to the young senator from Massachusetts, John F. Kennedy. Caro gives us an unparalleled account of the machinations behind both the nomination and Kennedy’s decision to offer Johnson the vice presidency, revealing the extent of Robert Kennedy’s efforts to force Johnson off the ticket. With the consummate skill of a master storyteller, he exposes the savage animosity between Johnson and Kennedy’s younger brother, portraying one of America’s great political feuds. Yet Robert Kennedy’s overt contempt for Johnson was only part of the burden of humiliation and isolation he bore as Vice President. With a singular understanding of Johnson’s heart and mind, Caro describes what it was like for this mighty politician to find himself altogether powerless in a world in which power is the crucial commodity. For the first time, in Caro’s breathtakingly vivid narrative, we see the Kennedy assassination through Lyndon Johnson’s eyes. We watch Johnson step into the presidency, inheriting a staff fiercely loyal to his slain predecessor; a Congress determined to retain its power over the executive branch; and a nation in shock and mourning. We see how within weeks—grasping the reins of the presidency with supreme mastery—he propels through Congress essential legislation that at the time of Kennedy’s death seemed hopelessly logjammed and seizes on a dormant Kennedy program to create the revolutionary War on Poverty. Caro makes clear how the political genius with which Johnson had ruled the Senate now enabled him to make the presidency wholly his own. This was without doubt Johnson’s finest hour, before his aspirations and accomplishments were overshadowed and eroded by the trap of Vietnam. In its exploration of this pivotal period in Johnson’s life—and in the life of the nation—The Passage of Power is not only the story of how he surmounted unprecedented obstacles in order to fulfill the highest purpose of the presidency but is, as well, a revelation of both the pragmatic potential in the presidency and what can be accomplished when the chief executive has the vision and determination to move beyond the pragmatic and initiate programs designed to transform a nation. It is an epic story told with a depth of detail possible only through the peerless research that forms the foundation of Robert Caro’s work, confirming Nicholas von Hoffman’s verdict that “Caro has changed the art of political biography.”

Power Broker

Power Broker
Art

by Anonim

  • Publisher : Unknown Publisher
  • Release : 2016-08-09
  • Pages : 129
  • ISBN : 9781945475061
  • Language : En, Es, Fr & De
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This book documents the art behind the card game Power Broker.