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Author Vidal, Gore, 1925-2012.

Title The last empire : essays 1992-2000 / Gore Vidal.

Publication Info. New York : Doubleday, [2001]


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 DeKalb PL Adult Non-Fiction - DKLY-12  814.54 VID    AVAILABLE
 Freeport PL Adult Non-Fiction - FPLY-13  814.54 VID    AVAILABLE
 Geneseo PL Stacks - GPLG-7  814.54 VI    AVAILABLE
 New Lenox PL Adult Non-Fiction - NLBB-1  814.54 VID    AVAILABLE
 Rock Island Main Lib Adult Non-Fiction - RIPG-6  814.54 VID    AVAILABLE
 Sycamore PL Adult 2nd Floor - SYLY-12  814.54 VID    AVAILABLE
Edition First edition.
Description 465 pages ; 22 cm
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Contents Edmund Wilson : nineteenth-century man -- Dawn Powell: queen of the golden age -- Lost New York -- The romance of Sinclair Lewis -- Twain on the grand tour -- Reply to a critic -- Twain's letters -- Rabbit's own burrow -- A note on The city and the pillar and Thomas Mann -- Anthony Burgess -- Pride -- Lindbergh : the eagle is grounded -- Sinatra -- C.P. Cavafy -- George -- Amistad -- FDR : love on the Hudson -- Wiretapping the oval office -- Clare Boothe Luce -- Truman -- Hersh's JFK -- Nixon R.I.P. -- Clinton-Gore I -- Bedfellows make strange politics -- Clinton-Gore II -- Honorable Albert A. Gore, Junior -- Kopkind -- Bad history -- Blair -- How we missed the Saturday dance -- The last empire -- In the lair of the octopus -- With extreme prejudice -- Time for a people's convention -- The union of the state -- Mickey Mouse, historian -- U.S. out of UN-UN out of U.S. -- Race against time -- Chaos -- Shredding the Bill of Rights -- The new theocrats -- Coup de Starr -- Starr conspiracy -- Birds and bees and Clinton -- A letter to be delivered -- Democratic vistas -- Three lies to rule by -- Japanese intentions in the second World War.
Summary "The Last Empire is Gore Vidal's ninth collection of essays. As in the previous volumes, Vidal displays unparalleled range and inimitable style as he deals with matters literary, historical, personal, and political."--BOOK JACKET.
Subject American essays.
Genre/Form Essays.
Other Form: Online version: Vidal, Gore, 1925- Last empire. 1st ed. New York : Doubleday, c2001 (OCoLC)606549494
Online version: Vidal, Gore, 1925- Last empire. 1st ed. New York : Doubleday, c2001 (OCoLC)607714917
ISBN 0385501544

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