Washington, Part 3
"May well be the finest of contemporary novels about the capital." THE NEW YORKER From the New Deal to the McCarthy era, follow the lives of Blaise Sanford, the ruthless Washington newspaper tycoon...his son, Peter, a brilliant liberal editor both fascinated and repelled by the imperial city...Peter's beautiful and self-destructive sister, Enid...her husband, Clay Overbury, a charismatic and ambitious politician...and James Burden Day, the powerful conservative senator. In WASHINGTON, D.C., the incomparable Vidal presents the life of politics and society in the nation's capital in the final stages of "the last empire on Earth."
63 pages matching seemed in this book
Results 1-3 of 63
What people are saying - Write a review
We haven't found any reviews in the usual places.
Aaron Burr Aeneas American Idea Anyway asked Billy Thorne Blaise Blaise's Burden's Carhart chair Cicero Clay Clay's Communist Congressman course Diana dinner divorce door drink election Elizabeth Enid Enid's everything eyes face father Frederika frowned gave girl gone Gore Vidal hair hand Harold Griffiths Harry Hopkins Irene Bloch James Burden Day Joe Bailey Kitty knew laughed Laurel House listened living looked Lucy Shattuck magazine marriage married Millicent Momberger mother never night Nillson nodded once Overbury party Paulus Peter Sanford politician politics poolhouse President realized Rock Creek Park seemed Senator Day Senator's smiled sounded spoke stared stopped suddenly suppose talk tell There's thing thought told took turned United States Senate voice Washington watched Watress What's White House wife wondered word young