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The last hurrah ; The edge of sadness

by Edwin O"Conner

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Published by Little, Brown in Boston .
Written in English


Edition Notes

Book club edition.

Other titlesEdge of sadness.
Statementby Edwin O"Conner
Classifications
LC ClassificationsPS3565.C55L37
The Physical Object
Pagination670 p. ;
Number of Pages670
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL24373971M
OCLC/WorldCa14014655

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The Edge of Sadness was awarded the Pulitzer Prize in /5(5). The last hurrah, describes the life of a typical old style political boss Frank Skeffington who has kept his power as mayor of a large eastern U.S.

city for almost 40 years. During the course of his last compaign he is seen not only as the corrupt grafter ruthless with his enemies but also as a man of infinite charm who truly loved his city.

An expansive, humorous novel offering deep insight into the Irish-American experience and the ever-changing nature of the political machine, The Last Hurrah reveals political truths still true today: what the cameras capture is just the smiling face of the sometimes sordid business of giving the people what they want.

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Inevitably, this will be constantly compared with its predecessor, The Last Hurrah. Inevitably, Old Charlie Carmody will be contrasted with Frank Skeffington. There is something of Skeffington, but in Charlie that essential humanity has been whittled away- until only the bare bones of self interest and ruthlessness are left.

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