The Prince of the City

The Prince of the City

Giuliani, New York, and the Genius of American Life

Book - 2005
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The Prince of the City is at once a fascinating character study of one of America's most charismatic public figures, a history of New York over the last forty years, and a classic inquiry into the issue of how cities thrive or die. Siegel's story culminates with a dramatic account of September 11, 2001, revealing how Giuliani's s eight years in office had prepared him and the city to rise to this tragic occasion and how in the aftermath of the attack he became America's Mayor. Siegel concludes with a look at how Guiliani's successor, Mayor Michael Bloomberg, has handled his legacy and at what lies in Guiliani's political future.
Publisher: San Francisco : Encounter Books, 2005
Edition: 1st ed
ISBN: 9781594030840
1594030847
Characteristics: xv, 386 p. ; 24 cm
Additional Contributors: Siegel, Harry

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