The Power Broker by Robert Caro

This book is a biography of Robert Moses, a powerful figure in New York City and state politics, who wielded immense influence over the urban development of the area in the mid-20th century. Despite never holding elected office, Moses was responsible for the creation of numerous parks, highways, bridges, and public works throughout the city and state. The book delves into the methods Moses used to achieve and maintain his power, his impact on the city, and the controversial legacy he left behind.

The 907th greatest book of all time


Published
1974
Nationality
American
Type
Nonfiction
Pages
1200-1400
Words
1,200,000
Original Language
English

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