O'Connor's 1956 account of big-city politics, inspired by the career of longtime Boston Mayor James M. Curley, portrays its Irish-American political boss as a demagogue and a rogue who nonetheless deeply understands his constituents. The book was later made into a John Ford film staring Spencer Tracy.
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Book Description Amereon Limited, 2000. Hardcover. Book Condition: New. book. Bookseller Inventory # 0848823737