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All the king's men

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Winner of the Pulitzer Prize, this classic book is generally regarded as the finest novel ever written on american politics. It describes the career of Willie Stark, a back-country lawyer whose idealism is overcome by his lust for power. New Foreword by Joseph Blotner for this fiftieth anniversary edition.
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ISBN:
9780156031042
9780156030960
9781419344534
9780547536842
9780151011636
9780156012959
9780156004800
9780151006106
015101163
Reading Level:
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Level 6.8, 36 Points
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1060L
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Full title all the king s men
Author warren robert penn
Grouping Category book
Last Update 2018-05-22 15:30:58PM
Last Indexed 2018-05-22 15:32:01PM

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"Winner of the Pulitzer Prize, Robert Penn Warren's tale of ambition and power set in the Depression–era South is widely considered the finest novel ever written about American politics.


All the King's Men traces the rise and fall of demagogue Willie Stark, a fictional character loosely based on Governor Huey ""Kingfish"" Long of Louisiana. Stark begins his political career as an idealistic man of the people but soon becomes corrupted by success and caught between dreams of service and an insatiable lust for power, culminating in a novel that Sinclair Lewis pronounced, on the book's release in 1946, "one of our few national galleries of character."

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subject_facet Electronic books, Political corruption -- Fiction, Political fiction, Political fiction, American, Politicians -- Fiction, Politicians -- Southern States -- Fiction, Pulitzer Prize -- 1947, Southern States -- Fiction
title_display All the king's men
title_full All the King's Men, All the king's men / Robert Penn Warren, All the king's men / Robert Penn Warren ; with a foreword to the fiftieth anniversary edition by Joseph Blotner, All the king's men / by Robert Penn Warren, All the king's men [electronic resource] / Robert Penn Warren, All the king's men [sound recording] / by Robert Penn Warren
title_short All the king's men
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topic_facet Classic Literature, Fiction, Political corruption, Political fiction, American, Politicians, Pulitzer Prize