The President and the Assassin
McKinley, Terror, and Empire at the Dawn of the American Century
Publication Date: June 2011
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A sweeping tale of turn-of-the-century America and the irresistible forces that brought President William McKinley and Leon Czolgosz together on one fateful day.
Scott Miller spent nearly two decades in Asia and Europe as a correspondent for the Wall Street Journal and Reuters news agency, reporting from more than twenty-five countries. His articles have also appeared in the Washington Post and the Far Eastern Economic Review, among other publications, and he has been a contributor to CNBC and Britain's Sky News. Scott holds a master's degree in international relations from the University of Cambridge and lives in Seattle with his wife and two daughters. Arthur Morey has recorded over one hundred audiobooks, winning AudioFile Earphones and Best Voice Awards, as well as an Audie nomination. He has performed fiction by John Updike, John Irving, Richard Russo, Julie Orringer, and Jack Vance. Nonfiction titles include The Informant, Unlikely Allies, Citizens of London, and Munich 1938. Arthur attended Harvard University and the University of Chicago and has performed Off-Broadway, Off-Loop, and in Italy. He taught writing at Northwestern University for ten years and also works as an editor and ghostwriter.
"This is a wildly complex and significant period in American history, and Miller does a solid job of attending to the many boiling pots on the stove." ---Kirkus