Title O Albany! Improbable City Of Political Wizards, Fearless Ethnics, Spectacular Aristocrats, Splendid Nobodies, And Underrated Scoundrels.
Book Condition Softcover. Good condition.
Edition 1987 reprint.
Publisher Penguin Books, New York: 1987.
0140074163 / 9780140074161
Seller ID 4681X2
Study of the social life and customs as well as the politics and government of Albany, the state capital of New York, by the novelist William Kennedy. Improbable city of political wizards, fearless ethnic groups, spectacular aristocrats, splendid nobodies, and underrated scoundrels. Includes an index.
(Key Words: Albany, New York, Social Life, Customs, Politics, Government, Cities, United States, History, Area Studies, Pulitzer Prize Winners, William Minot Whitney, Troy, William Kennedy, Tammany Hall, Alfred E. Smith, Charlie Ryan, Daniel Peter O'Connell, Cities, Burlesque, Charlie Lombardo, Irish, Housing, Germans, Democratic Party, Erastus Corning, Catholic Church, Blacks, Architecture).