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First published anonymously in 1880, the mother of all (American) political novels is the story of Madeleine Lee, a young widow who comes to Washington, DC, to understand the workings of government. During the course of the novel, she sees enough of power and its corruptions to last her a lifetime.
Arthur Schlesinger, Jr. , is a Pulitzer Prize–winning historian and biographer. His many books include A Thousand Days: John F. Kennedy in the White House and, most recently, A Life in the 20th Century . He lives in New York City.
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- Democracy: an American Novel : with a Forward by Henry D. Aiken (Signet Classic)
- Henry Adams
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- Used - Good+
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- New American Library / Signet
- Place of Publication
- New York
- Date published
- April 1961
- fiction, political fiction, government, politics, corruption, Washington, District of Columbia, DC, United States
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- Politics & Government; Fiction;
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