An American Family History
By (author) William Roe Polk
Format: Paperback / softback
Polk's Folly by William Roe Polk
Book DescriptionPolk undertakes a captivating investigation of his impressive family tree and of the broader American tale it narrates. This is the saga of the descendants of the Scots-Irish Robert Pollock, including an Indian trader, an early drafter of the Declaration of Independence, one of our greatest presidents, and heroes and rascals through the decades. of illustrations.
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Book DetailsISBN: 9780385491518
Paperback / softback
(203mm x 132mm x 36mm)
Imprint: Anchor Books
Publisher: Anchor Books
Publish Date: 17-Jul-2001
Country of Publication: United States
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Author Biography - William Roe Polk
William R. Polk taught at Harvard and was later Professor of History at the University of Chicago, and he is the founder of the Adlai Stevenson Institute. In the Kennedy and Johnson administrations, he was a member of the Policy Planning Council of the State Department. He is the author of eleven books, including Passing Brave and Neighbors and Strangers, a seminal text on foreign affairs. A native of Texas, he now lives in the South of France.
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