The scandalmonger. by T. H. White

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Published by J. Cape in London .

Written in English

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  • Great Britain

Subjects:

  • Scandals -- Great Britain -- History -- 18th century.,
  • Great Britain -- Social life and customs -- 18th century.,
  • Great Britain -- History -- 18th century.

Book details

Classifications
LC ClassificationsDA485 .W483 1952
The Physical Object
Pagination223 p.
Number of Pages223
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL6121166M
LC Control Number52032727
OCLC/WorldCa5346478

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The scandalmonger. book columnist’s fourth novel (Freedom,etc.) is a pleasing fictionalized history text that demonstrates how sexual scandal is as old and venerated a tradition in American politics as kissing babies. The story opens inand it is before the scandals—each involving some form of sexual impropriety—are complete.

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View all subjects; More like this: Similar Items. -Rocky Mountain News (Denver), Scandalmonger is the 25th book from William Safire, the prolific, feisty New York Times columnist and word wrangler. It's a historic novel set in s New England, when the Founding Fathers were enduring various crises and humiliations.

Central to the story of Scandalmonger is the enigmatic allure of Maria Reynolds, a haunting adventuress who in real life bedazzled both Hamilton and his arch-enemy, Aaron Burr, and, in this novel, attracted the reviled scandalmonger as well.

Very Good condition book in Very Good condition dust wrapper with small chips and nicks to the spine ends, light age tanning to the rear cover, not price clipped 18s. Dust wrapper supplied in archive acetate film protection, this preserves and prolongs the life of the paper, it is not adhered to the book.

It is a book for browsing, for it takes the form of a journal which White kept through four seasons in –5, the year he took flying lessons at a small airfield in the middle of England. Scandalmonger - what a great word. (and book title). It's no more than you would expect from Pulitzer Prize winner William Safire, whose On Words column in the Washington Post was a weekly must-read for me.

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Buy The Scandalmonger by T. White from Waterstones today. Click and Collect from your local Waterstones or get FREE UK delivery on orders over £ The book is a historic novel set in s New England and recreates a number of scandals of the Founding Fathers, including the Thomas Jefferson-Sally Hemings affair.

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Summary; You'll also get access to more t Literaturverz. - Access-restricted-item true Addeddate Bookplateleaf Scandalmonger is an entertaining novel that portrays the important, and often dangerous, role that "newsmongers" played in the early part of our country's history.

Safire does a fine job of letting the history expose the personal weaknesses of several Founding Fathers without harping on them/5(4).

As he has with stunning effect in his previous books, McCullough tells the story from within -- from the point of view of the amazing eighteenth century and of those who, caught up in events, had no sure way of knowing how things would turn out. the scandalmonger James Callender, Sally Hemings, John Marshall, Talleyrand, and Aaron Burr all.

The buzz of the scandalmonger grew more confidential: "They say he's never forgiven her for leaving him—though the Lord knows she had every reason, if half they tell is true. They say he's mad about her still, gives her no rest, follows her everywhere, is all the time begging her to return to him—" "But who the deuce is the beast?".

Scandalmonger A Novel (eBook): Safire, William: A presidential hopeful has taken a beautiful, vulnerable woman as his mistress, though both are married to others. His rival for the presidency of the United States has even more sensational secrets to guard about his own past.

An ambitious journalist unearths the stories of the private lives of both, and he hefts in his hand what he calls "the. "Scandalmonger" pretty much fails in character development and pace. But it redeems itself through the author's greatest strength: his ace powers of synthesis.

The quandaries of the day are. Click to read more about The Scandalmonger by T. White. LibraryThing is a cataloging and social networking site for booklovers4/5(1). Scandalmonger is solidly grounded upon Safire's wide reading, his meticulous scholarship and his careful weighing of conflicting evidence."-The New York Times Book Review About the Author William Safire is a senior columnist for the New York s:   Scandalmonger by William Safire,available at Book Depository with free delivery worldwide/5().

Scandalmonger By WILLIAM SAFIRE Simon & Schuster. Read the Review. Decem Philadelphia Yet you think this man's book, critical of British history, is seditious drivel?" "I am an Englishman, a subject of King George III.

His government may be in error, and his courtiers may be corrupt, but every loyalist knows he reigns over. scandalmonger definition: 1. a person who creates or spreads reports about actions and events that cause public shock and. Learn more. William Faulkner’s World of the South William Faulkner () is one of America’s most highlighted and most unlikely authors.

Eventually producing 26 books and a difficult to count number of short stories, Faulkner’s stories were full of such artistry and character that. Scandalmonger definition is - a person who circulates scandal. Recent Examples on the Web Paparazzi and scandalmongers peek and pry via ubicomp.

— Bruce Sterling, WIRED, "Prof. Sterling’s Internet-of-Things Seminar," 2 June These example sentences are selected automatically from various online news sources to reflect current usage of the word 'scandalmonger.'. Scandalmonger (Book): Safire, William: In a fictional exploration of America's early political scandals, James Thomson Callender, a muckraking journalist, reveals scandals in the lives of both Alexander Hamilton and Thomas Jefferson.

Buy Scandalmonger by William Safire online at Alibris. We have new and used copies available, in 6 editions - starting at $ Shop now.5/5(1). Scandalmonger definition: a person who spreads or enjoys scandal, gossip, etc | Meaning, pronunciation, translations and examples.The Scandalmonger () The Book of Beasts (translator, ) The Master () The Godstone and the Blackymor () America at Last () The Book of Merlyn () A Joy Proposed () The Maharajah and Other Stories (edited by Kurth Sprague) () Letters to a Friend () Notes.A speechwriter during Nixon's presidency, he has written two dozen books and won a Pulitzer Prize for his New York Times political column.

In Scandalmonger, he produces an astonishing historical novel. The Secretary of the Treasury may be involved in shady financial dealings, and certainly has a mistress.

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