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The plot of the book is intriguing and well researched. The author writes with authority and credibility. The characters are well drawn. Read morePublished 4 months ago by MGM
In 1971, Henry Bonwiller is near the front of the race to become the next Democratic nominee for president of the United States, and a young Corey Sifter is there to witness his... Read morePublished 7 months ago by Book Club Mom
Great character development based on backstories woven invisibly. The pervasive hint of poignancy warned the reader and, at the same time, prepared the reader for the outcomePublished 7 months ago by Eris Field
I didn't like the "back and forth" in time. Just me. Found it confusing and sort of annoying.Published 19 months ago by Fredburg Lady
This is one of the best books I have ever read. Canin understands politics and families. Beautifully written. It will stay with you.Published on July 1, 2013 by J Bensinger
I really enjoyed reading this book. It 'revealed' it's layers in perfect doses. I wanted a bigger ending, but the author gave me all the answers to his story in the final pages.Published on March 28, 2013 by J C M
This is a well-written story of political intrigue; historical fiction within my memory. It is also a coming-of-age story and here is where it is incomplete. Read morePublished on January 21, 2013 by Carl Cole
i liked this book because i'm interested in authors who can tell a good story about people. i also enjoy long family sagas, and can really indulge in a voyeuristic journey into... Read morePublished on January 7, 2013 by S. lane
Through the use of several interesting characters, this story describes what could happen when politicians and supporters place more importance on being elected than on doing... Read morePublished on December 8, 2012 by Sidney W. Frost