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All the King's Men

Robert Penn Warren


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Digital Audiobook (9/10/2006)
Prebound (9/1/1996)
DVD-Video (6/1/2001)
DVD-Video (9/1/2006)



The classic, ever-relevant story of a backcountry lawyer whose idealism is overcome by his lust for power??—??American literature's definitive political novel.

All the King's Men
traces the rise of fall of demagogue Willie Stark, a fictional Southern policitian who resembles the real-life Huey Long of Louisiana. Stark begins his career as an idealistic man of the people, but he soon becomes corrupted by success and the lust for power.

Mariner Books, 9780156004800, 672pp.

Publication Date: September 1, 1996

About the Author

Robert Penn Warren (1905–1989) won three Pulitzer Prizes, the National Book Award, the National Medal for Literature, and the Presidential Medal of Freedom. In 1986 he was named the country’s first poet laureate.