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Winner of the Pulitzer Prize
Winner of the National Book Award
He was one of the most extraordinary figures in American political history—a great natural politician who looked, and often seemed to behave, like a caricature of the red-neck Southern politico, and yet had become at the time of his assassination a serious rival to FDR. In this "masterpiece of American biography" (New York Times Book Review), Huey Long stands wholly revealed, analyzed, and understood.
"A brilliant, bawdy, unforgettable picture of the most colorful, as well as the most dangerous man to engage in American politics." —The Washington Post