West End
by Crockett White


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A NOVEL OF ENVY, REVENGE AND DIRTY MONEY

THE TIME: The beginning of a golden age in American politics in the 1960s--when the constitutional promise of a nation of equal justice under the law appeared realistically attainable.

THE PLACE: A fictional intersection of the Kennedy Brothers' Camelot in the South, where the country's enduring and painful struggle with racial integration was once again inflamed.  Read more...


 
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Overview

A NOVEL OF ENVY, REVENGE AND DIRTY MONEY

THE TIME: The beginning of a golden age in American politics in the 1960s--when the constitutional promise of a nation of equal justice under the law appeared realistically attainable.

THE PLACE: A fictional intersection of the Kennedy Brothers' Camelot in the South, where the country's enduring and painful struggle with racial integration was once again inflamed.

THE STORY: The coming of age of one young man and the tragic undoing of another. David Arthur and Tate Weston--born on opposite sides of a great river that not only divides their Southern town but also sets them worlds apart for years to come-- are picked up like leaves by swirling winds and blown in to the magic sphere of Jack Hickenlooper, publisher of a crusading Southern newspaper dedicated to equal justice under the law.

THE BREW: Weston's extraordinary charisma, confidence and resolute purpose to be elected president; Arthur's uncertainty, naivetE, inferiority complex, and streak of exceptional luck; Hickenlooper's grasp of the Kennedy power and their Machiavellian brand of end-justifies-the-means politics. And, oh yes, the doting mother, the perfect wife, the seductive receptionist, the crotch artist and the amazing Henri, and of course the soiling staples of politics--envy, revenge and dirty money.



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  • ISBN-13: 9780996520904
  • ISBN-10: 0996520902
  • Publisher: Old Hickory Press, LLC
  • Publish Date: August 2015
  • Page Count: 346
  • Dimensions: 8 x 5.25 x 0.72 inches
  • Shipping Weight: 0.79 pounds


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