American Pharaoh: Mayor Richard J. Daley - His Battle for Chicago and the Nation
This is a biography of mayor Richard J. Daley. It is the story of his rise from the working-class Irish neighbourhood of his childhood to his role as one of the most important figures in 20th century American politics.
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Review: American Pharaoh: Mayor Richard J. Daley - His Battle for Chicago and the NationUser Review - Keith Koeneman - Goodreads
A compelling, well-researched portrait of Richard J. Daley, Chicago's longtime mayor and one of last powerful political Bosses in America. Read full review
Review: American Pharaoh: Mayor Richard J. Daley - His Battle for Chicago and the NationUser Review - Jason Kruger - Goodreads
Very good book about a man and the machine he built and did everything to keep and make all powerful while running it. It's old style politics at hits worst/best. Read this and Boss together. Read full review