Publisher description for American pharaoh : Mayor Richard J. Daley : his battle for Chicago and the nation / Adam Cohen and Elizabeth Taylor.

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This is a biography of mayor Richard J. Daley. It is the story of his rise from the working-class Irish neighbourhood of his childhood to his role as one of the most important figures in 20th century American politics.

Library of Congress subject headings for this publication:
Daley, Richard J., -- 1902-1976.
Mayors -- Illinois -- Chicago -- Biography.
Chicago (Ill.) -- Politics and government -- 1951-
United States -- Politics and government -- 1945-1989.