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By Allen Drury

the number one long island instances bestseller and Pulitzer Prize winner

Allen Drury’s propose and Consent is among the excessive issues of twentieth Century literature, a seminal paintings of political fiction—as suitable this present day as whilst it used to be first released. A sweeping story of corruption and ambition cuts around the panorama of Washington, DC, with the breadth and realism that merely an astute observer and insider can convey.

Allen Drury has penetrated the world’s stormiest political battleground—the smoke-filled committee rooms of the U.S. Senate—to show the sour conflicts set in movement while the President calls upon the Senate to substantiate his arguable selection for Secretary of country. This novel is a real epic exhibiting in attention-grabbing element the minds and explanations of the statesmen, the opportunists, the idealists.

From a Senate old-timer’s wily maneuvers, a vicious demagogue’s blistering smear crusade, the gruesome own jealousies that flip a hugely certified candidate right into a public spectacle, to the tragic martyrdom of a presidential aspirant who refuses to sacrifice his rules for his career—never has there been a extra revealing photograph of Washington’s complicated political, diplomatic, and social worlds. recommend and Consent is a undying tale with transparent echoes of today’s headlines.

Includes Allen Drury’s never-before-published unique preface to propose and Consent, his essay for the Hoover establishment at the writing of the publication, in addition to poignant own memoirs from Drury’s heirs.

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