Publisher description for All the king's men / Robert Penn Warren.
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Set in the 1930s, this Pulitzer Prize–winning novel traces the rise and fall of Willie Stark, who resembles the real-life Huey “Kingfish” Long of Louisiana. Stark begins his political career as an idealistic man of the people but soon becomes corrupted by success. Generally considered the finest novel ever written on American politics, All the King’s Men is a literary classic.
SOON TO BE A MAJOR MOTION PICTURE STARRING
Library of Congress subject headings for this publication:
Politicians -- Fiction.
Southern States -- Fiction.
Political corruption -- Fiction.