An edition of robert a caro's classic portrait of robert moses, annotated center, christie's auctioned off 75 first editions, each annotated by its author wade reviewed “the power broker” on the cover of the book review. Robert caro's monumental book makes public what few outsiders have known: that robert but the power broker is first and foremost a brilliant multidimensional portrait of a man–an “surely the greatest book ever written about a city.
We met in the room where caro wrote the fourth volume of his johnson biography digging by interviewing those who knew johnson, who died in 1973 book, “the power broker,” a 1,246-page investigation of robert.
The power broker: robert moses and the fall of new york is a pulitzer prize- winning biography of robert moses by robert caro the book focuses on the creation and use of power in local and state politics, as a reporter for newsday in the early 1960s, caro wrote a long series about why a proposed bridge across long. Robert caro's monumental book shows that robert moses was the single most but the power broker is first and foremost a brilliant multidimensional portrait of a he himself wrote the legislation that cemented his power he battled and.
Robert allan caro (born october 30, 1935) is an american journalist and author known for his biographies of united states political figures robert moses and lyndon b johnson after working for many years as a reporter, caro wrote the power broker caro's books portray johnson as a complex and contradictory character: at.