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One man with energy and courage can indeed make a difference.
This is a great book and an enjoyable read and I highly recommend it, but just keep in mind that the author has a very strong and obvious pro-Giuliani bias.
This work tells his story including the somewhat problematic chapters of his own personal life.
She likes this book. Then again give her any book dealing with government history, she will read it. Giuliani is a figure and she wanted to know a little more than average. Read morePublished 12 months ago by Eddie Wannabee
This is a by-the-numbers puff piece. The author hammers on certain points repeatedly (Reagan was great for poor blacks, gets 'proven' three times in the first half of the book... Read morePublished on February 11, 2011 by Bret Heilig
Siegel succeeds brilliantly in painting a vivid portrait of the political history of New York City during the second half of the 20th century. Read morePublished on May 31, 2009 by JG
Giuliani toady writes biography of patron. It's just what you'd expect.
It's great to have so many points of view in a tumultuous era, but I doubt that this one will... Read more
Bottom Line: A Great Read - If you are interested in New York City
What You Will Learn: This book provides a very positive, but not one-sided perspective on Mayor... Read more
Written by professor of history Fred Siegel, The Prince of the City: Giuliani, New York and the Genius of American Life is an eye-opening look at how Mayor Rudy Giuliani... Read morePublished on May 12, 2007 by Midwest Book Review
As other reviewers have pointed out, this is as much the story of New York City since the 1960s as it is of Rudy Giuliani. Read morePublished on April 16, 2007 by Michael T Kennedy
This book gave an interesting description of the Giuliani years and the context in which he came to power. Read morePublished on April 4, 2007 by Dr Witte1
This is as much a story of the shark invested waters of being a mayor of New York as it is a biography of Guiliani. Read morePublished on February 4, 2007 by John E. Drury