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All the King's Men

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Awards

Winner of the 1947 Pulitzer Prize for Fiction

Synopses & Reviews

Publisher Comments:

Set in the 1930s, this Pulitzer Prize-winning novel traces the rise and fall of Willie Stark, who resembles the real-life Huey "Kingfish" Long of Louisiana. Stark begins his political career as an idealistic man of the people but soon becomes corrupted by success. Generally considered the finest novel ever written on American politics, All the King's Men is a literary classic.

Review:

"It's a measure of the enduring worth of All the King's Men that Willie Stark has entered out collective literary consciousness, in the company of Captain Ahab, Huck Finn, Jay Gatsby, Holden Caulfield, Rabbit Angstrom, and very few others." Joyce Carol Oates, The New York Review of Books

Review:

"Over the course of more than two centuries of vivid political history, there is perhaps only one full-blooded American novel of politics that plunges deep into the hearts of its characters and therefore into the hearts of its readers, thus rising to the top ranks of American fiction. That is Robert Penn Warren's lush All the King's Men." Los Angeles Times Book Review

Synopsis:

Set in the 1930s, this Pulitzer Prize-winning novel traces the rise and fall of Willie Stark, who resembles the real life Huey "Kingfish" Long of Louisiana.

Synopsis:

Winner of the Pulitzer Prize

"It's a measure of the enduring worth of All the King's Men that Willie Stark has entered out collective literary consciousness, in the company of Captain Ahab, Huck Finn, Jay Gatsby, Holden Caulfield, Rabbit Angstrom, and very few others."--Joyce Carol Oates, The New York Review of Books

Set in the 1930s, this Pulitzer Prize-winning novel traces the rise and fall of Willie Stark, who resembles the real-life Huey "Kingfish" Long of Louisiana. Stark begins his political career as an idealistic man of the people but soon becomes corrupted by success. Generally considered the finest novel ever written on American politics, All the King's Men is a literary classic.

"Over the course of more than two centuries of vivid political history, there is perhaps only one full-blooded American novel of politics that plunges deep into the hearts of its characters and therefore into the hearts of its readers, thus rising to the top ranks of American fiction. That is Robert Penn Warren's lush All the King's Men."--Los Angeles Times Book Review

Robert Penn Warren (1905-1989) won three Pulitzer Prizes, the National Book Award, the National Medal for Literature, and the Presidential Medal of Freedom. In 1986 he was named the country's first poet laureate.

About the Author

Robert Penn Warren (1905 – 1989) won three Pulitzer Prizes, the National Book Award, the National Medal for Literature, and the Presidential Medal of Freedom. In 1986 he was named the country's first poet laureate.

Product Details

ISBN:
9780156031042
Author:
Warren, Robert Penn
Publisher:
Mariner Books
Author:
Warren, Robert P.
Subject:
Literary
Subject:
Classics
Subject:
Politicians
Subject:
Political corruption
Subject:
Movie-TV Tie-In - General
Subject:
Media Tie-In - General
Subject:
Political fiction
Subject:
Movie or Television Tie-In
Copyright:
Edition Description:
Trade Paper
Publication Date:
20060905
Binding:
Paperback
Grade Level:
from 9 to 12
Language:
English
Pages:
672
Dimensions:
8 x 5.31 in
Age Level:
from 14

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Product details 672 pages Harvest Books - English 9780156031042 Reviews:
"Review" by , "It's a measure of the enduring worth of All the King's Men that Willie Stark has entered out collective literary consciousness, in the company of Captain Ahab, Huck Finn, Jay Gatsby, Holden Caulfield, Rabbit Angstrom, and very few others."
"Review" by , "Over the course of more than two centuries of vivid political history, there is perhaps only one full-blooded American novel of politics that plunges deep into the hearts of its characters and therefore into the hearts of its readers, thus rising to the top ranks of American fiction. That is Robert Penn Warren's lush All the King's Men."
"Synopsis" by , Set in the 1930s, this Pulitzer Prize-winning novel traces the rise and fall of Willie Stark, who resembles the real life Huey "Kingfish" Long of Louisiana.
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Winner of the Pulitzer Prize

"It's a measure of the enduring worth of All the King's Men that Willie Stark has entered out collective literary consciousness, in the company of Captain Ahab, Huck Finn, Jay Gatsby, Holden Caulfield, Rabbit Angstrom, and very few others."--Joyce Carol Oates, The New York Review of Books

Set in the 1930s, this Pulitzer Prize-winning novel traces the rise and fall of Willie Stark, who resembles the real-life Huey "Kingfish" Long of Louisiana. Stark begins his political career as an idealistic man of the people but soon becomes corrupted by success. Generally considered the finest novel ever written on American politics, All the King's Men is a literary classic.

"Over the course of more than two centuries of vivid political history, there is perhaps only one full-blooded American novel of politics that plunges deep into the hearts of its characters and therefore into the hearts of its readers, thus rising to the top ranks of American fiction. That is Robert Penn Warren's lush All the King's Men."--Los Angeles Times Book Review

Robert Penn Warren (1905-1989) won three Pulitzer Prizes, the National Book Award, the National Medal for Literature, and the Presidential Medal of Freedom. In 1986 he was named the country's first poet laureate.

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