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Description - The Rascal King by Jack Beatty

The nationally acclaimed, award-winning biography of "the Kingfish of Massachusetts" and an epic of urban politics and Irish America.. Twice-jailed scoundrel and the people's champion, builder of hospitals and schools and shameless grafter, compelling orator and master of political farce, James Michael Curley was the stuff of legend long before his life became fiction in Edwin O'Connor's classic novel The Last Hurrah . As mayor of Boston, as congressman, as governor of Massachusetts, Curley rose from the Irish slums in a career extending from the Progressive Era of Teddy Roosevelt to the ascendancy of JFK. Beatty's spellbinding story of this remarkable manand of his city, his people, and his timesis biography at its best.

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Book Details

ISBN: 9780306810022
ISBN-10: 0306810026
Format: Paperback
(229mm x 152mm x mm)
Pages: 620
Imprint: Da Capo Press Inc
Publisher: The Perseus Books Group
Publish Date: 3-Aug-2000
Country of Publication: United States

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Author Biography - Jack Beatty

Jack Beatty is a senior editor of the Atlantic Monthly, a commentator for NPR, and the author of The World According to Peter Drucker. He lives in Boston.

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