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Synopsis: A look at the rise and fall of the flamboyant congressman from Harlem discusses Powell's years as a minister, his Congressional term, his struggles for civil rights, and the series of legal and financial fiascoes that brought him down. Reprint. LJ. NYT.
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A balanced and dynamic portrait of the controversial mid-century congressman from Harlem. Photos.
Copyright 1992 Reed Business Information, Inc.
Title: Adam Clayton Powell, Jr. : The Political ...
Publisher: Simon & Schuster
Book Condition: Good
Book Description Scribner Paper Fiction, 1992. Book Condition: Good. A+ Customer service! Satisfaction Guaranteed! Book is in Used-Good condition. Pages and cover are clean and intact. Used items may not include supplementary materials such as CDs or access codes. May show signs of minor shelf wear and contain limited notes and highlighting. Bookseller Inventory # 0020034717-2-4
Book Description Simon & Schuster. Paperback. Book Condition: Very Good. This copy shows very minor wear. Bookseller Inventory # G0020034717I4N00
Book Description Simon & Schuster. Paperback. Book Condition: Good. Book has a small amount of wear visible on the binding, cover, pages. Bookseller Inventory # G0020034717I3N00
Book Description Collier Books, New York, New York, U.S.A., 1992. Trade Paperback. Book Condition: Near Fine. The career of the flaymboyant congressman whose historic achievements were largely overshadowed by his controversial downfall. Softcover, x, 545 pp., photos. Minimal wear, unmarked, tight binding. Bookseller Inventory # 018972
Book Description Macmillan Publishing Company - Collier Books, New York, 1992. Trade Paperback. Book Condition: Near Fine. Third Printing. 545 pages. Hard to find any flaws in this thick oversized book except to say it has been read a couple of times and lacks that new feel while it does not have any marks or stamps. Just clean white tight pages. The political biography of an American dilemma. A robust, realistic portrait of Harlem's first African-American Congressman. This first full-scale and definitive biography of Powell traces the extraordinary rise and precipitous fall of the complex congressman. Hamilton has reassessed Powell's unique place in American history and whose flamboyant historic achievements were largely overshadowed by his controversial downfall. Size: 6" x 9". Bookseller Inventory # 4832
Book Description Collier Books, New York, New York, U.S.A., 1992. Trade Paperback. Book Condition: Very Good +. Very-good+, clean condition. NO remainder marks or clippings. Tight spine,clean pages. 545 pages. Illustrated. NO writing or tears inside book. Library Journal: Powell (1908-72) fused a complex mix of temperament and tactics into a discomforting, loud leadership of racial protest that insistently exposed the gap between American principle and performance, argues Hamilton. Probing Powell's rise and fall, Hamilton moves from the 1930s, when Powell became a New York City councilman, to his service starting in 1945 as a U.S. Representative, and then to his chairing of the House Education and Labor Committee, his expulsion from the House in 1967, and his defeat at the polls in 1970. Hamilton's able analysis of the unapologetic, openly arrogant champion of civil rights reflects the race issues of the day within a prism of political theory focused on the conflict of basic American values like majority rule and minority rights. This book is essential for any serious collection on black biography, civil rights, or political analysis. Highly recommended. Bookseller Inventory # 042931
Book Description Collier Books, New York, New York, U.S.A., 1992. Trade Paper. Book Condition: Very Good. Very good, paperback. Bookseller Inventory # 110409-E335
Book Description Collier, New York, 1991. Paperback. Book Condition: Fine. Trade softcover in white illustrated wraps with b/w photo of Powell to front, 8vo. x+545pp. Index, endnotes, 2 sections b/w plates. As new: bright, tight, sharp and unmarked. Bookseller Inventory # 011907
Book Description The Macmillan Co. 1992., 1992. ISBN 0-02-003471-7. Trade Paperback. First Printing. Tight sound unmarked copy in Very Good condition with some spotting to top edge, slight browning to spine and minor edge wear. Bookseller Inventory # 126734
Book Description Book Condition: Good. Adam Clayton Powell Junior the Political Biography of an American Dilemma. Bookseller Inventory # SKU0439900