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Literary Giants: All the King's Men

The rise and fall of Willie Stark, a southern political boss, graphically told by his right-hand man, Jack Burden, an idealist and a cynic. Willie rises from a decoy candidate, who sincerely wants to help the people of the state, to a successful governor who admits that a little graft is necessary to make the wheels go round and that every man has his price, until he is shot down by the outraged brother of his mistress..... a vital, compelling narrative. (Club Rating: 6.7)

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Title: 
All the King's Men
Author: 
Robert Penn Warren
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Date: 
Monday, August 25, 2003 - 7:30pm to 8:30pm
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