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Arthur Schlesinger, Jr.

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Arthur Schlesinger, Jr. (1917–2007) was an American historian and social critic whose work explored the American liberalism of political leaders including Franklin D. Roosevelt, John F. Kennedy, and Robert F. Kennedy. Schlesinger served as special assistant to President Kennedy from 1961 to 1963. He wrote a detailed account of the Kennedy administration, from the transition period to the president’s state funeral, titled A Thousand Days, for which he won the Pulitzer Prize. The author of more than nineteen books, he won a second Pulitzer in 1946 for his book The Age of Jackson.

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Democracy
An American Novel
Written by Henry Adams
Introduction by Arthur Schlesinger, Jr.


Format: Trade Paperback, 240 pages
Publisher: Modern Library
On Sale: July 8, 2003
Price: $12.95

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Democracy
An American Novel
Written by Henry Adams
Introduction by Arthur Schlesinger


Format: eBook, 240 pages
Publisher: Modern Library
On Sale: December 18, 2007
Price: $9.99

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A Hazard of New Fortunes

Written by William Dean Howells
Introduction by Arthur Schlesinger, Jr. and Everett Carter


Format: Trade Paperback, 624 pages
Publisher: Modern Library
On Sale: February 12, 2002
Price: $16.00

Centering on a conflict between a self-made millionaire and an idealistic reformer in turn-of-the-twentieth-century New York, A Hazard of New Fortunes insightfully renders the complexities of the American experience at a time of great social and economic upheaval and transformation. In its depiction of wealth, poverty, and New York City life... Read more >

The Letters of Arthur Schlesinger, Jr.

Written by Arthur Schlesinger, Jr. and Stephen C. Schlesinger
Edited by Andrew Schlesinger


Format: eBook, 672 pages
Publisher: Random House
On Sale: October 29, 2013
Price: $17.99

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The Letters of Arthur Schlesinger, Jr.

Written by Arthur Schlesinger, Jr.
Edited by Andrew Schlesinger and Stephen C. Schlesinger


Format: Hardcover, 672 pages
Publisher: Random House
On Sale: October 29, 2013
Price: $35.00

This extraordinary collection gathers the never-before-seen correspondence of a true American original—the acclaimed historian and lion of the liberal establishment, Arthur Schlesinger, Jr.

An advisor to presidents, two-time Pulitzer Prize winner, and tireless champion of progressive government, Arthur Schlesinger, Jr., was also an inveterate letter writer. Indeed, the term “man of letters”... Read more >
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