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In the Arena

作者 Newton Booth Tarkington
出版社 Ingram International Inc
商品描述 In the Arena:,Butthatwasn'tthewayIfeltwhenIhelpedtohandovertoareformerthenominationformayor;thenitwasjustselfishdesperationandnothingelse.Wehadtodoit.Yousee,i


內容簡介 But that wasn't the way I felt when I helped to hand over to a reformer the nomination for mayor; then it was just selfish desperation and nothing else. We had to do it. You see, it was this way: the other side had had the city for four terms, and, naturally, they'd earned the name of being rotten by that time. Big Lafe Gorgett was their best. "Boss Gorgett," of course our papers called him when they went for him, which was all the time; and pretty considerable of a man he was, too. Most people that knew him liked Lafe. I did. But he got a bad name, as they say, by the end of his fourth term as Mayor-and who wouldn't? Of course, the cry went up all round that he and his crowd were making a fat thing out of it, which wasn't so much the case as that Lafe had got to depending on humouring the gamblers and the brewers for campaign funds and so forth. In fact, he had the reputation of running a disorderly town, and the truth is, it was too wide open.


書名 / In the Arena
作者 / Newton Booth Tarkington
簡介 / In the Arena:,Butthatwasn'tthewayIfeltwhenIhelpedtohandovertoareformerthenominationformayor;thenitwasjustselfishdesperationandnothingelse.Wehadtodoit.Yousee,i
出版社 / Ingram International Inc
ISBN13 / 9798592129872
ISBN10 /
EAN / 9798592129872
誠品26碼 /
尺寸 / 20.3X12.7X0.5CM
重量(g) / 95.3
語言 / 3:英文
級別 / N:無
頁數 / 78
裝訂 / P:平裝