The Last Hurrah

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Little, Brown, 1956 - Fiction - 427 pages
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An old-style politician who has been mayor of a large American city for about 40 years finds that his power is being challenged.

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User Review  - Al Sevcik - Goodreads

It is commonly said that this book was based on the life of James Michael Curley who was elected to four terms as mayor of Boston and also served as governor of Massachusetts and a member of the US ... Read full review

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User Review  - Peter Faur - Goodreads

Tough book to find in print, but a great read. Frank Skeffington, fictional mayor of Boston, is the last of the old-time politicians. He's larger than life, not immune from corruption, but generally a compassionate, effective mayor. A wonderful read from a bygone era. Read full review

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