Mr. Speaker!

Mr. Speaker!

James Grant's enthralling biography of Thomas B. Reed, Speaker of the House during one of the most turbulent times in American history--the Gilded Age, the decades before the ascension of reformer President Theodore Roosevelt--brings to life one of the brightest, wittiest, and most consequential political stars in our history.

The last decades of the nineteenth century were a volatile era of rampantly corrupt politics. It was a time of both stupendous growth and… (more)

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Publisher: Simon & Schuster (May 10, 2011)

Parent ISBN: 9781416544944

Page count: 448 pages

File size: 4 MB

Language: English

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