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Jun 03, 1996
| ISBN 9780679771289
Jun 03, 2009
| ISBN 9780307561053
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Jun 03, 1996 | ISBN 9780679771289
Jun 03, 2009 | ISBN 9780307561053
“A sensitive, informed and funny feat of high journalism that is a classic of the kind.”—The New York Times Book Review Wallace is a classic portrait of one of the century’s most fiery and controversial political figures. Initially conceived as a novel, Marshall Frady’s biography of George Wallace retains the narrative force and descriptive powers of fiction. Elizabeth Hardwick noted on Wallace’s first publication in 1968, “There is a palpable Faulknerian mood to the reporting,” and The New Republic observed, “Frady has established new standards in political biography.” This is a wonderfully crafted depiction of a seminal figure whose influence altered the course of national politics.
A native South Carolinian, Marshall Frady has been a journalist for more than 25 years, writing principally on political figures and racial and social tensions in the American culture, first as a correspondent for Newsweek, then for Life, Harper’s, Esquire, The New York Review of… More about Marshall Frady
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