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Brilliant I really don t know what to say about this book It s monumental brilliantly written and strangely enthralling I would never have believed that a book about parks highways and bridges many many Life And Polygamy of each would be so interesting Of course they all revolve around Robert Moses who is fascinating and also despicable He is however an examplef how to amass power and how to use it for better and for worse Caro is a brilliant writer This is the 4th Dei delitti e delle pene of his 5 published works that I have read and he is still my favorite non fiction writer The book is very long and uite an undertaking so is probably not for everyone But if you are a history lover I highly recommend it If you are interested specifically in the historyf NYC then this is a necessity for understanding the growth and decay Romeo andor Juliet of the city in the 20th century Moses was a horrifying examplef the idea Slow Heat of progress gone stupid and taking advantagef a Manifest Destiny like philosophy Dark Fires of urbanization His tactics in NY and so manyther cities severed people from each ther with scalpel looking to exacerbate class divisions So despicable that he deliberately build bridges too low to accommodate the city busses so that so the poor and especially the Blacks couldn t go ut to the Long Island beaches He advocated for a White الأسود يليق بك only areaf Stuyvesant and tried all kinds Dead City Chronicles of Deadworld of sleazy legal maneuvers in the courts to do what he wanted with New York neighborhoods The part about Moses and Roosevelt is uite telling I read this a long time ago but reviewed it and got angry about it again after I learned that in The Trumps Three Generations That Built an Empire the corrupt business dealings between Moses and Fred Trump fatherf Don the Con President Elect are detailed Their shady dealings included claims f uid pro uo ver land and development deals with Kill Me If You Can one where Trump took a powerful rolen a city council to make decisions to help Moses and Trump helped get Moses appointed as the president f the World s Fair Can a book be both endlessly enthralling and gratuitously tedious simultaneously Apparently it canThey say that biographers identify with their subject and Robert Caro was not untouched by the megalomania that drove Robert Moses The worst problem was his tendency to belabor his points as if his readers were slightly dim and couldn t be trusted to get a point the first time r remember it How many times should it be necessary to say that the West Side Highway would cut Fred Crawford and Fifty Golden Years of Philanthropy off New Yorkers access to the Hudson forever The repetitionf his points about Moses and power how he got it maintained it and exercised it was mind numbing It extended to little things too Numbers in the hundreds Homosexuality and World Religions of millions don t have to be carriedut to the last dollar Lists Fire and Brimstone of playgrounds roads buildings and so forth were stultifying Even when Homer does it my eye glances itver it and Caro s not uite Homer and since I was listening and not reading I had to hear every single last Modern Meditation one It was unconscionable in a book clockingver 1300 pages Megalomania Moses would have understood even as he raged Au coeur de la tourmente, la pleine conscience : MBSR, la rduction du stress base sur le mindfulness : programme complet en 8 semaines over the analysis Thatut දෙමළ ඊළාම් අරගලයට විසඳුම කුමක්ද? of the way as the ratings and reviews attest this was engrossing and a testimony to Caro s research and ability to write a story that kept drawing youn There s nothing for me to add For anyone with an interest in New York urban planning and development the sociology An Innocent Charade Mills Boon Large Print Series of powerr the nature Great Yoga Retreats of evil it s a mandatory if lengthy read It took me two months to listen to it Many are concerned about the monumentsf the West and the East to know who built them For my part I should like to know who in those days did not build them who were above such trifling Henry David Thoreau Who s Robert Moses I asked my brother after he bought this bookTo drive from my house to the city you need to take the Saw Mill Parkway across the Henry Hudson Bridge Absolute Banking English onto the Henry Hudson Parkway Those roads and that bridge were built under the directionf Robert Moses If you have a flight to catch you take the Hutchinson Parkway across the Whitestone Bridge to the Whitestone Expressway which takes you the JFK airport these too are Moses constructions To get from my house to my Dulces sueños para niños despiertos / Sweet Dreams for Awake Children (Libro práctico) (Spanish Edition) old university in Long Island you can take Bronx River Parkway which links up with the Cross Bronx Expressway then crossver the Throgs Neck Bridge Busting Kelsey The Preachers Virgin Daughters Book 7 onto the Long Island Expresswayr the Northern State Parkway and that bridge and every Kindred onef those highways is a Moses projectWho was Robert Moses He had formed the world around me Robert Moses was the most decisive figure in shaping 20th century New York "But What Was His JobIn "what was his jobIn forty four years as a public servant from 1924 to 1968 Moses came to hold twelve titles simultaneously He was the New York City Park Commissioner with control ver the city s parks and parkways he was the Long Island State Park Commissioner *With Control Over All The Parks And Public Beaches On *control ver all the parks and public beaches Artists' Houses on Island he was the chairmanf the Triborough Bridge Authority with near total autonomy from the city Star Wars The Clone Wars: Stories of Light and Dark or state government He was the chairmanf the New York Power Authority the chairman How to Archer of the State Councilf Parks and the head A Rooster In The Sun of Title I whichversaw all the public housing in New York City and this is not to mention his membership Govinda The Aryavarta Chronicles on the City Planning Commission and the City Youth Board and his eventual title as the City Construction Coordinator which gave him controlver nearly all public works in the cityRobert Moses was a master builder He built hundreds Wilhelm Meisters Lehrjahre of milesf parkways and expressways he Kill Switch opened hundredsf parks and playgrounds he built some தென்னாட்டுச் செல்வங்கள் THENNATTU SELVANGAL VOLUME 2 of the biggest bridges and tunnels and dams the world had ever seen In the process Moses displaced hundredsf thousands u'est ce ue le romantisme ? of people condemning and demolishing their homes and tearing the heartsut Hospital Babylon ofld neighborhoods How did he build so many things acuire so many titles move so many people How in Class Ineuality And Political Order other words did he get and holdnto so much power This is the central uestion అత్తగారి కథలు of Robert Caro s biography And I can t give you an ideaf Caro s biography 二哈和他的白猫师尊 or why it is so incredible without giving you an ideaf Robert Moses The Gates of Lucifer old adage about power and corruption is repeated soften in such different contexts that it can sound stale and meaningless Moses s story gives meaning to the adage and ualification He began his career as an idealist and a reformer he was an pponent f nepotism graft and privilege Moses s first major effort was to institute civil service exams and strict pay scales that would serve as checks The Joy of Hooking on government inefficiency and corruption This effort failed utterly defeated by the forces Moses hoped to check leaving himut Limitless of a job After that Moses learned to change his tactics He stopped being an uncompromising idealist and started working with the forces he hadnce hoped to subdue with his ideas And ටින් ටින් ගේ වීර ක්‍රියා ගුවන්ගමන 714 once he began to use the tacticsf his erstwhile enemies his prodigious intelligence and drive allowed him to master every force in his wayThe power he gained the he wanted and the adept he became at getting it One strategy was legislative He was very crafty at drafting bills sneaking through Went Out to Get a DonutCame Home with a Muffin obscure clauses that extended his reach His first master stroke was to give himself as the Long Island Park Commissioner power to condemn virtually any piecef land he chose to for his parkways Later he managed to pass a bill that allowed him to simultaneously hold city and state government posts Later still he wrote the legislation authorizing the creation f the Triborough Bridge Authority an entity with so much power and wealth that it was essentially a separate government unelected by the people and unaccountable to and uncontrollable by the city r state governmentsHe used underhanded tactics to build his parks and roads and bridges To get the approval he needed from government boards he would give extremely low estimates for the construction projects and then when the money ran Standing in the Shadows McClouds Friends out when the project was half complete no politician could refuse him money since that would reuire leaving a roadr a bridge embarrassingly incomplete He used scare tactics to speed eviction The Poems of Nakahara Chuya of buildings telling tenants that demolition was imminent and they needed to vacate immediately when in reality demolition was months away Toutmaneuver Historical Heartthrobs opposition to his projects he would wait until hispponents were asleep and then bulldoze and jackhammer in the night destroying dockyards apartments Child in darkness old monuments rendering all actsf defiance pointless Moses was a master Daughters Who Walk This Path organizer He learned to use the selfish interestf the major power players in the city to accomplish his Ship of Magic own ends The unions and construction companies loved him because he provided workn a massive scale The banks were eager to invest in the safe and high yield Triborough bonds and Moses rewarded the banks by depositing his massive cash reserves into their coffers Cooperative lawyers received lavish rewards as payment hidden through third parties and carefully disguised as fees and emoluments In everything Moses prized loyalty and doled I Am Restored out money commissions and jobs basedn how much power was at stake He also forged a close relationship with the press by throwing lavish parties and befriending many newspaper wners and publishers His carefully cultivated public image as a selfless public servant who Got Stuff Done made him an asset to politicians when they worked with him and a major liability if they antagonized him And the power he gained the uncompromising he became He surrounded himself with yes men he called them his muchachos and thers called them Moses Men who never criticized The Afterward or even uestioned what Moses said He would refuse calls from mayors and governors He did not go to council meetings and sent delegates to City Hall rather than go himself Once he had planned the routef a road he wouldn t even consider changing it not for protests The Disrespectful Summons or activistsr local politicians he wouldn t divert his road Maksimirci one miler even half a mile If you The Tenth Circle Blaine McCracken opposed himnce he would use all his connections and resources in government construction law and finance to ruin you He ruined his Beautiful Disaster own brother s career this way He kept filesn hand full Het Hemelse Gerecht of compromising information that he would use to threaten anyone who daredppose him and during the Red Scare he freely accused his enemies f being closet communists and if that didn t work he would accuse their familiesSummed up like this Moses seems to be a classic case f a man corrupted by power He went from a hero fighting The Declaration of Independence and The Constitution of the United States on behalff the citizens to create public parks struggling to reform an inefficient and corrupt government to a villain bullying blackmailing evicting bulldozing handing Covet out graft However as Caro is careful to note power did not so much corrupt Moses turning him from pure hearted to rotten as allow certain elementsf his personality free play unhampered by conseuences The most prominent Un coupable presque parfait: La construction du bouc-émissaire blanc of these elements was his monumental arrogance There are not many clipsf Moses Point Of Power online but the few there are give some ideaf Moses s egotism He was uninterested in Ցեղին սիրտը others ideas and perspectives and could hardly deign to explain hiswn thinking He spoke about the removal മതിലുകള്‍ of thousandsf people in a tone L'aube de Fondation - T2 (2) of utter boredom as if the families he was moving were less important than gnatsCompounding his arrogance Moses was an elitist and a racist He built hundredsf playgrounds in New York City but L'effondrement de la civilisation occidentale onlyne in Harlem He kept the pools in his parks cold in the Neverhome odd belief that this would keep black residents away He built exclusively for the carwning middle class draining resources away from public transportation even encouraging subway fare hikes to finance his projects He made no provisions for trains Knowing the Score Harleuin Blaze or busesn his roads and refused even to build his highways in such a way that in the future they could be easily modified to include a railway It would for example have cost Neverhome only a few million to do this while the highway to JFK was under construction keeping a few feet in the center clear for the tracks But because Moses didn t do this the railway to JFK when it was finally built had to be elevated high up above the highway and it cost almost two billion dollarsMoses was also a workaholic He worked ten twelve fifteen hour days He workedn vacations and Ursula K Le Guin on weekends and he expected his subordinates to do the same Politically Moses was a conservative Ironically however Moses was a key figure in the implementationf the progressive New Deal policies Guide de la vie des eaux douces. Les Plantes, les of FDR who was Moses s arch enemy as it happens Also ironic was Moses s adoptionf progressive modernist urban planning principles His ideal Le Cheval d'orgueil of the city was in its essentials no different from thatutlined by the Swiss French architect Le Corbusier who was certainly no conservative an Lazy Bird orderly cityf parks high rise apartments and highways with no messy downtown areas and no Le Prisonnier du ciel ordinary streets for pedestrians to stroll about But perhaps the most ironic fact in Moses s life is that this most fervent believer in the automobile this builderf highways and bridges never learned to drive He spent his life getting chauffeured around in a limousine that he had converted into an My Girl Vol 3 office so he could work and hold meetingsn the goNow if you re like me you may think there is something 我的王妃是男人 obviously wrong with a racist and elitist planning housing for poor peoplef color There is something wrong with a man who couldn t drive planning highways for an entire state There is something wrong with a workaholic who was never home planning homes something wrong with a lover Secret Agent MinisterDeadly Texas Rose of the suburbsrganizing a city There is something wrong with a man who was never elected wielding power than mayors and governors There is something wrong with a man who was scornful Άγιοι Βασιλομάρτυρες Ρομάνοφ ofthers especially the lower class being allowed to evict thousands from their homes There is something wrong with a man who did not care about Trust Me, I'm Trouble other perspectives and philosophies who never changed his mindr altered his Le Sang de la Sirène opinions wielding power forver four decades Really the whole thing seems like a recipe for disaster doesn t itAnd indeed many came to see Moses s policies as disasters Caro certainly did Moses thought that his legacy would speak for itself that his works would guarantee him immortal gratitude rather moses would guarantee him immortal gratitude Rather Moses name came to be synonymous with everything wrong with urban planning Sterile public housing that bred crime and hopelessness ugly highways that cut through neighborhoods and flooded the city with cars top down implementation that didn t take into consideration the needs and habits Dans la Combi de Thomas Pesquet of residents cities that had superhighways but lacked basic affordable public transportation Even the harshest critic however must admit that Moses did some good That both the city and the statef New York have such an excellent network L'art subtil de s'en foutre: Un guide contre-courant pour tre soi-mme of parks is in no small measure due to Moses And if his highways were hopelessly congested when Caro wrote this book in the 70s nowadays they work uite well perhaps because they ve since been supplemented by better public transportationWhile the valuef his legacy is at least debatable the injustice Le prix payer of his tactics is not Moses was extremely fondf saying that You can t make an Les secrets de la photo argentique omelet without breaking a few eggs For him the ends always justified the means If a few people maybe a great many people would be inconveniencedr hurt by his projects future generations would thank him But I think his story is an excellent example La fille des Louganis of why this typef thinking is dangerous since it allowed him and his followers to trample ui es tu? over the livesf thousands destroying houses and neighborhoods treating those in his way with neither respect Une braise sous la cendre - tome 03 : Le prix du sang or dignity for the sakef the common good It allowed him in L'Olympe des Infortunes other words to be a tyrant in good conscience And the reason he was able to do this and get away with it was because as an appointedfficial his power did not derive from the public something intolerable in a democracy And yet as Caro points La Mmoire Du Sang out Moses does illustrate a conundrum at the heartf a democratic government Moses tried to achieve his dreams through the normal channels Les joies d'en bas : Tout sur le sexe fminin of government and failed utterly It wasnly when Moses started circumventing the usual rules that he was able to accomplish anything And I think anyone who has ever tried to make a group decision whether at work The Dead Zone or with friends can appreciate how enormously inefficient democracies can be Moses was unjust but he was efficient That s a major reason why no mayorr governor dared fire him while Rod Serling's Twilight Zone ; Rod Serling's Twilight Zone Revisited otherfficials were mired in red tape and board meetings waiting for approval allocating funds holding public hearings Moses was plowing through and building his works As he was fond Le Caveau de famille of saying he Got Stuff Done His recordf achievement made him for a time into a political asset and a public heroHere is the democratic conundrum in a nutshell uick decisions reuire unilateral power This is why the Roman senate appointed dictators in times Grâce et Dénuement of trouble But just decisions reuire a legal frameworkpen debate and the people s approval a slow and Abigaël tome 4: Messagère des anges often painful process And as the storyf Caesar shows it is a risky matter to grant unilateral power temporarily Power It's In His Kiss once granted is difficult to take away and powernce concentrated into Transfert et introjection one area tends to keepn concentratingBut the major lesson about power I learned from this book is that power is particular and personal This is why this book is so eye Da'i-i jan Napuli'un opening and shocking Before reading this myperating assumption was that power derived from rules and roles You were elected to a position with a clearly delineated scope and legally limited Abécédaire de la bêtise ambiante options Each position came with itswn responsibilities and jurisdiction unambiguously defined in black and white by a constitution Les Dlices de Tokyo (A.M. ROM.ETRAN) or a law Yet Moses s story illustrates thepposite principle The scope La noche ms oscura (Literatura Juvenil (A Partir De 12 Aos) - Premio Anaya (Juvenil)) of a role is defined by who holds it the powerf the position is derived from the ingenuity Fortnite Le guide pour Sauver le Monde of the individual Everything comes down to the personalityf the man usually a man then as now in charge his philosophy his force Cyanure of will his cunning his intelligence as well as the personalityf the people he has to deal with Circumstances play a role too Success LES SEPT JOURS DU TALION or failure dependsn the individual s ability to take advantage LES SEPT JOURS DU TALION of anypportunity that arises Power is. One Ce ui reste en forêt of the most acclaimed booksf Defense Du Masochisme our time winnerf both the Pulitzer and the Francis Parkman prizes The Power Broker tells the hidden story behind the shaping and mis shaping L'oubli que nous serons of twentieth century New York city and state and makes public what few have known that Robert Moses was for almost half a century the single most powerful manf Le Youtubeur our time in New York the shaper notnly Auamarine of the city's politics butf its physical structure and the problems f urban. Not embodied in an eternal set f rules but rather in an ever changing set Peut on tout pardonner ? of particular circumstancesHere s justne example Moses thought that his power Influence: 47 Forbidden Psychological Tactics You Can Use to Motivate, Influence and Persuade Your Prospect over the Triborough Authority was inviolable because he had made contracts with his investors and contracts are protected by the United States Constitution But when Nelson Rockefeller the governor wanted to merge the Triborough into the Metropolitan Transit Authority a clear violationf the bond contracts Moses couldn t stop him since the banks were represented by Chase which was Petit manuel de rsistance contemporaine : Rcits et stratgies pour transformer le monde owned by Nelson Rockefeller s brother who wouldn t take the matter to court Inther words because Dans le jardin de l'ogre of the particular circumstances the family relationship between the governor and the bank the most sacred rulef all the Constitution was broken and Moses was defeated And the reason this happened was not due to any regulation it came down to the incompatibility Faillir être flingué of Moses s and Nelson Rockefeller s personalitiesI have written an enormous review and yet I still think I have not done justice to this enormous book Caro weaves so much into this story It is not simply a biographyf Robert Moses but a treatise Petit manuel de rsistance contemporaine on power government and city planning a historyf New York City and New York State Robert Caro is an excellent writer dramatic sweeping and capable Derniers remords avant l'oubli of weaving so many disparate threads and layers and levels together intone coherent narrative The Hannibal one virtue he lacks is brevity This book is long arguably it is unnecessarily long fullf peripheral details and sidenotes and rhetorical passages But its length is what makes The Power Broker so engrossing It is absorbing than a fantasy novel pulling you completely into its world For three weeks I lived inside its pagesI loved this book so much and learned so much from reading it that it seems peevish to La vieille qui conduisait des motos offer criticisms I willnly say that Caro is clearly hostile to Moses and perhaps is not entirely fair He is an extraordinary writer but uses repetition as a rhetorical device a bit too much for my tastes Also despite this book s huge scope and length there are some curious கடல் தீவு அவள் தானே: Kadal Theevu Aval Thane omissions Particularly Jane Jacobs s conflicts with Moses which have become somewhat legendary even the subjectf a recent Hannibal opera are not covered Jacobs who articulated manyf the intellectual criticisms Tackling the Imago of Moses s approach isn t even mentionedAll these are mere uibblesf a book that totally reconfigured my vision Dans le silence du vent of power and government I recommend it to anyone And if you re from New York it isbligatory I am neither an urban planner nor a New Yorker With that cleared up I can attempt to review this epic biography by Robert A Caro which has garnered a great deal Signs Wonders (The Gifts Trilogy of hypever the past 40 years Caro takes the entire life Substance Use and Abuse (Understanding Global Issues) of this man and puts itut for review letting nothing escape his descriptive powers though the book is a mere 1200 IMAGO of theriginal 3000 pages Caro prepared The book is so thorough and complex that the reader must digest a great deal Un cri dans le silence of information to move through the sections and absorb all that isn L'Iliade et l'Odysse offer Caro depicts the lifef Robert Moses as being uite multi faceted a staunchly matriarchal home joyful playground developer power hungry Parks Commissioner villain to many Filled with numerous sources and a plethora El hipnotizador of interview comments Caro describes this vastly powerful man who changed New York City uite literally into the urban powerhousef the United States Caro s three themes discussed below emanate throughout the text Moses hunger for power his ability to gain it without election and the complete about face done by New Yorkers ver the decades because f that power These themes keep the pace D'abord, ils ont tu mon pre of the book moving and ensure the reader pays attention to see the apparent changes as the chapters and events in time progressMoses hunger for power could be said to have been planted in a home run by his mother who accepted nother Misère de lhistoriographie du « Maghreb » post-colonial (1962-2012) (1962-2012) (Internationale) opinion but herwn Caro lays the groundwork for Moses eventual insatiable need for control at her feet indirectly A benign search for power by Robert Moses begins upon his returns from Oxford with the hopes Marre de souffrir pour ma contraception : Manifeste fministe pour une contraception pleinement panouissante of building new parks for the peoplef New York especially children who have no playgrounds Trilogie New-Yorkaise (Babel t. 32) on which to spend their time This morphs into a lust for larger parks and the developmentf edifices that will leave an indelible mark n the city as a whole Caro exemplifies this early malignant power intoxication through the creation f the Central Park Zoo his numerous bridge projects as well as the construction Les mmoires akashiques : Accder la sagesse sacre de la mmoire du monde pour se librer et se transformer of the UN buildings This hunger is not sated there as Moses continues to forge ahead with expressways to better deal with the increased traffic the 1940s and 50s bring with it caring little for those in whose way his grand ideas sit Caro portrays Moses asne who becomes deeply inebriated Overrated on power and who eventually loses touch with those heriginally sought to help He wants to leave his mark For the Sake of Love on the city and uses his backhand connections to get the needed in to do so Heutwardly circumnavigates those in his way even elected Love Kisses and All Things Warm officials by writing and forcing legislation to pass the New York Legislature that gives him uasi deist controlf New York city AND state to do with what he will Caro is clear however to include those men who stand in his way including the Cosmopolis one man with power than he and no interest in ceding it Nelson Rockefeller It was Rockefeller s emergencen the political scene and saw the end Sprint Car Chassis Technology of Moses power Add to that the horrible 1964 World Fair presidency as well as Mayor John Lindsay and you can already hear the nails slamming into the coffinCaro also depicts the Moses power addiction asne run entirely from the backrooms and within arm s length Un cri sous la glace (Suspense Crime) of the election box Save for a single run for Governorf New York Moses never had to face the people to seek their permission for his ideas He cozied up to mayors and governors into whom he created yes men Did I Mention I Love You? or disposedf those who tried to thwart him with his numerous Le Miracle du jene other connections Legislation penned from his desk came to the floorf the State Legislature and was pushed through with some ease leaving it Ecrire une srie tv: La promesse du dnouement only to be signed by a governor here and there Until FDR camento the scene first as Governor Queen Lucia (Le cycle de Mapp et Lucia, tome 1) of New York and then as Presidentf the United States Moses had an easy cake walk Caro denotes how Moses dodges many bullets and used his connections in media and various arms Brahmnanda, l'ternel compagnon : Sa vie, son enseignement of the political realm to continue forging ahead and getting his ideas approved A true schemer who saw no issue with sidestepping the democratic process yet tossedut communist epithets against his Vers la sobrit heureuse opponents to blackball them during the highly McCarthy esue era in AmericaCaro s greatest feat has got to be the radical change in publicpinion he demonstrated From chanting school children loving Robert Moses to the hatred by all New Yorkers by the mid 1950s Moses was left to dodge fists bottles and anything else that could be thrown Caro is sure to include some Schlangenritual: ein Reisebericht of the key turnarounds in the book Schoolchildren as mentioned above are butne group who came to vilify him Mothers with babies who in the early chapters adore him for creating parks and playgrounds complete with diaper huts turn La descente aux enfers de la finance on him as he decides to bulldoze those parks down 30 years later to create a parking lot The poor who cheeredn the creation Le guide complet du jene ofpen space for them free Madonna povertà of charge became his greatestbstacle when he needed to destroy their homes to create expressways Caro is masterful at simply telling the tale and letting the reader make the connectionsCaro s missive is so detailed that it makes sense why this project was years in the making It uses the vast amount Les Années Spoutnik of information at Caro s fingertips to layut the story and lets the reader decide what they wish about the entire story Lettres l'absente onffer That said there is no doubt that any reader who takes the time to read the book will come away with at least some sour taste in their mouth for all Moses did in New York City Caro throws no punches and does not apologise for what his research discovered The book added fuel to the already strong fire Macron, un mauvais tournant (LIENS QUI LIBER) eBook: Économistes atterrés, Henri Sterdyniak, Les Economistes atterrés: Amazon.fr: Amazon Media EUS.à r.l. of dislike surrounding Robert Moses in 1974 It is not hard to understand why this is the caseThe book s length may be itswn downside although I did not feel things dragged 約束のネバーランド 3 on too unnecessarily The reader may stuck in a uagmiref verbose explanation wonder why we care so much about a certain issue Having patience to forge ahead and connect the eventual dots leads to that ah ha moment where previous glassy eyed reading is worth the Tout sur la psychologie du chien outcomeHaving read all that Caro has penned already in the LBJ saga I am well versed in the format and style used in the biographies I thoroughly enjoy this even with long and complex missives with hoursf detail 変態王子と笑わない猫 6 on many subjects It isnly through this detailed analysis that the reader can truly come to see the duplicitous nature The Russians Tender Lover The Sisterhood of Moses The latter partf the book shows just how racist and how completely Boomerang Part One Part One Chapters 1 19 A Boomerang Novel outf touch Moses became with the people he tried to help in his early years Caro s presentation La Vrit sur Bb Donge of this about face is stunning and leaves the interested reader to wonder where things went wrong Alas the details are woven through hundredsf pages that it is difficult to pinpoint the precise location Bande dessine vierge: Grande varit de modles de bandes dessines pour que les enfants dessinent et composent des histoires of this changeThere is too much for the casual reader to digest in this and likely any Caro book biography I would not recommend its undertaking by anyone who does not have a strong thirst for knowledger someone looking for a uick read Then again
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mere size the book The Perfect Husband or lengthf its audio version will scare many away however those version will scare many away However those are intrigued by political and urban histories will surely devour all this book Les Cabanes. Construire sa maison de bois offers Caro is the master storyteller and can bring many stories to life with his detailed descriptions as well as his highly researched perspectives A must read for those who marvel at the intricaciesf New York City s traffic edifices and green spacesKudos in high Le Moi et les mcanismes de dfense, 15e dition order Mr Caro for this your first work It shows your attention to detail and interest in a thorough analysis for all to interpret You haveutdone yourself for sure In early 2012 Led Zeppelin In Their Own Words In Their Own Words Op41284 on a business trip to NYC I was drivingn Long Island Expressway for the first time when an Un corps sans douleur - Nouvelle dition - 160 mouvements correctifs et d'automassage odd and seemingly unnecessary bend in the road got my curiousity Searching for the answer later in the day brought me to Robert Moses which then brought me to this book and as much as I loved this behemoth I m still trying to figureut if I m in a better place viz a viz humanity for having read itWant to read a good horror book Forget the kings Le livre des illusions of the genre in fiction Caro has served up a page turning real life horror story with a hauntingver millions Zoo'M. Gros plan et petites histoires sur les animaux du zoo of people that could conceivably last forever I love New York City and the I readf this masterpiece the I found myself needing to walk away from the book sometimes for weeks at a time to deal with the subject matter Moses wasn t just a Grade A Asshole he was the Antichrist La Prisonnière of Architecture How is it even possible that in the 20th century inne La Desse des petites victoires of the greatest cities in the world thatne man could garner so much power and then weild it for 40 years Yes I know American politics and American politicians are a mess as they are everywhere arond the world where power is to be had but 40 YEARS Chapter after chapter Un jour, je serai une étoile: A Milla, ma fille, pour que tu ne m'oublies jamais (Témoignage) (French Edition) of amazingly researched and detailed depictionsf Moses s malfeasance makes the reader shake hisher head and wonder how this could possibly have happened And then you visit the places that Moses ruined sit in the traffic that is a direct by product Apprends-moi faire seul, la pdagogie Montessori explique aux parents.Focus 3-6 ans of his lackf vision and you realize that the Horror Multiple Correspondence Analysis of the book is something that we get to live for countless generationsCan I recommend this book I can but with a caveat The truth in the pages won t set you free At best it will break your heart at its worst you will wonder with the advancesf science and the prolongation I Wonder Why Penguins Dont Get Cold of life what is going to happenne day when the really really evil bastards Aux animaux la guerre of this world get to live to be 200 Can we survive that This is a book about powerAnd parksFor forty four years Robert Moses through the controlf different institutions ften whose formal authorities he had designed and drafted into legislation created a power base that enabled him to escape the constraints laid upon bureaucrats and elected fficials and to stamp his vision upon the developing city Les années of New York If the Bonfiref the Vanities is the shock book MARGOT FONTEYN of 1980s New York then The Power Broker Robert Moses and the Fallf New York tells the story l'espece fabulatrice babel 1009 of somef the factors that made the city that wayRobert Moses was energetic ambitious hugely gifted but deeply arrogant a bully and prejudiced Initially enthusiastic for public service reform to break the power Cherchez la femme of Tammany Hallver New York politics and government and from a prosperous German Jewish background involved in charitable works he became view spoiler Carbon Dots or perhaps always was in waiting hide spoiler Before Trump There Was MosesWant to understand the politics and the reasons why NYC is the way it is Read it and weepRobert Moses was never elected to publicffice Yet his power Elle s'appelait Sarah over public finance and social decision making was greater than thatf any elected Moon Palace official including at times the Presidentf the United States His nemesis however was the president s wife Eleanor Roosevelt who was also unelected to anything but just as craftyMoses created his power by creating the laws which New York State politicians passed without reading Ramage's Prize (The Lord Ramage Novels, or understanding the fine print He effectively institutionalised himself as amongther posts the Chairman La Sorcière of the Long Island State Parks Commission and the headf the Triborough Bridge Authority These positions thanks to his foresightful design were immune to political reviewAt the LISPC he single handedly designed the expansion Mthodes de design UX: 30 mthodes fondamentales pour concevoir et valuer les systmes interactifs of the New York City suburbs from the 1930 snward as totally dependent L'ange gardien: Un thriller psychologique, un suspense magistral on the automobile and in such a way that would limit racial integration At the Triborough Bridge Authority he created a spectacularly successful cash cow whose funds could not be touched without his approval And even the 1970 s financial collapsef the City was not enough to attract this approvalYet VPOTUS other administrative positionsften held simultaneously in the City and the State gave Moses blanket control UFOs Past Present And Future of every significant planning and planning variance decision within the City His tentaclesf power extended even to the Northern reaches La truie et autres histoires secrètes of the State through his controlf electricity generation along the St Lawrence RiverThere is no evidence that Moses ever took a bribe Le Turquetto or benefitted financially from his immense power He started his career and pursued it as an idealist He was nonetheless a dictator who routinely destroyed neighbourhoods regularly flouted the law coerced politiciansf both major parties and ultimately left a legacy Les lois de l'obsit: Tout ce que vous savez sur la perte de poids est faux of social devastation which will last for decades if not centuriesCaro s documentationf Moses s strategy and activities is unparalleled His attention to detail and nuance is acute His judgments and conclusions are never precipitous and always subtle This book should be La vérité sur le mystère Fillon on the reuired reading listf every course in democratic government in every country Siglo XX/ XX Century on the planet As the families drove they could seen either side Le Guide Pratique des Cosmtiques Maison : Soins Naturels of them through gates set in stone wallsr through the Nozokiana Vol.7 openings in wooden fences the beautiful meadows they had come for stretching endlessly and emptily to the cool trees beyond But the meadows and trees were not for them The gates would be locked and men carrying shotguns and holding fierce dogsn straining leashes would point eastward telling the families there were parks La collectionneuse de ciels open to them farther along There was no shaden Northern Boulevard and the children became cranky early In desperation ignoring the NO TRESPASSING PRIVATE PROPERTY signs that lined the road fathers would turn Cyberminimalisme onto the narrow stripf grass between the boulevard and the wall paralleling it and despite the dust and the fumes from the passing cars would try to picnic there But there guards were vigilant and it was never long until the fathers had to tell the kids to get back into the car Later in Oyster Bay Town and Huntington they would come to parks tiny but nonetheless parks but as they approached them they would see policemen at their entrances and the policemen would wave them La mer on explaining that they were reserved for township residents There were the policemen shouted parkspen further along Robert Caro The Power BrokerAt nearly 1200 pages Jener la Maison: Le guide pratique pour faire un jene ou une cure dtox of text not including endnotes and the index Robert Caro s The Power Broker is a huge book Despite its uniformly excellent uality its Pulitzer Prize is well deserved I felt every singlene The Elements Beyond Uranium of those pages More than that my back started feeling the strainf hauling this around The problem is not uality Not even close The uality here is unparalleled The reason at least partly is that this is not the typical biography I am used to reading Usually if I m going to plow through a thousand pages Les Ailes du corbeau orn a person s life that life has to be The KGB: Police and Politics in the Soviet Union on par with Napoleon This is not about Napoleon by the way Rather the subjectf Caro s intense focus is Robert MosesMoses was not a president Isang Napakalaking Kaastigan or national leader a battlefield general a religious figurer a world historical mover and shaker Moses was never elected to public La Vie des eaux douces - Les plantes, les animaux, les empreintes officer explored an unexplored region La Broderie or de Rochefort or climbed a mountainr mapped a river Les tendres plaintes or wrestled a shark He never held his breath for than a minuter invented a new fitness routine He did not set world records for eating hot dogs Cristaux on the Fourthf July He did not win the Boston Marathon the Super Bowl Basic Jewelry Making All the Skills And Tools You Need to Get Started Stackpole Basics or the World Cup No Robert Moses s immediate impact was purely local And even though that locality happened to be New York Cityne L'Etranger dans la maison (French Edition) of the greatest cities in the world he is still rather an unknown unless you are a studentf urban planning His legacy was building parks and expressways He is remembered as the man who shaped and according to Caro destroyed at least for a time New York City But he wasn t even an architect Un autre monde or an engineer Rather Robert Moses was that most interesting speciesf mankind a bureaucratThat s right Robert Caro s The Power Broker is a 1200 page tome Un Autre Monde Another World on the lifef the ultimate functionary You want red tape. Decline that plague us todayIn revealing how Moses did it how he developed his public authorities into a political machine that was virtually a fourth branch Je ne cours plus qu'aprs mes rves of governmentne that could bring to their knees Governors and Mayors from La Guardia to Lindsay by mobilizing banks contractors labor unions insurance firms even the press and the Church into an irresistible economic force Robert Caro reveals how power works in all the cities I Believe in Love A Personal Retreat Based on the Teaching of St Therese of Lisieux of the United States. You want zoning rules You want arcane statutes You want to learn everything you need to know about the semi public semi private naturef City Authorities You ve got them If you are a normal person you ve already stopped reading But that s not my intent Because The Power Broker is than Robert Moses It s the story f a cityStill Caro begins and ends with the man So who was he Well he s a little like Leslie Knope from Parks and Recreation except also a terrible racist That at least is the short version But this is Robert Caro so strap in for the long version Robert Moses did not begin how he ended In the start as Caro shows the young Moses was a reformer and an idealist Born into modest wealth he attended Yale and Oxford and studied city planning When he returned to New York City from verseas he took a job trying to fix the City s patronage system Though he made little money and had little power he was tireless and undaunted and dedicated All in all he seemed a good sort The kind La Belle Mort Temudjin out to change the world for the better That all ends around page 200 Moses s talents were recognized by Belle Moskowitz an advisor to eventual New York Governor Al Smith Moses goes to Albany where he attains a talent for drafting legislation He uses that talent to craft laws creating Commissions with extremely powerful Commissioners And then he got himself appointed to those Commissions The restis a very long book Not surprisingly for a man thousandsf pages deep into a multi volume Lyndon Johnson biography Caro is Unidentified Funny Objects UFO obsessed with the attainment and usef power To that end he structures the The Power Broke like a three act play highlighting Moses s rise to power his exercise f power and his loss f power I d like to explain what that all means in specific terms but frankly I can t Explaining Moses s career literally takes 1200 pages Oh what the heck I ll give it a try In the simplest terms Moses used his various Commissionerships imbued with authority that he wrote into the laws himself to undertake massive public projects such as Jones Beach and the Long Island Expressways In the beginning these projects were hugely popular with the public With the populace and the newspapers behind him Moses felt comfortable taking bigger risks and funding bigger projects And no Toutes les maths pour bien commencer sa licence one could stop him Due to the staggered termsf these various posts Moses found himself able to leverage his authority in such a way that he The Life and Times of Mary Jane ueen outlasted dozensf mayors and governors none Broderies of whom could afford to anger him From the 1920s to 1968 Moses reigned supreme as the shaperf New York City His vision Agi i Ema of New York City became the visionf New York City He drove expressways through neighborhoods he built bridges and roads rather than subways he ran the Triborough Authority like an emperor chauffeured about in a black limousine He wasn t a crook and he never used his power to enrich himself For him the power was the juice though Poulet aux prunes of course he certainly enriched hundreds and thousandsf Doctor Who Anachrophobia others at taxpayer expense Partf the reason why this book took me so long to read what that I had to spend so much time with Moses It can be a drag Unlike Caro s Ce grand cadavre à la renverse other biographical subject Lyndon Johnson Moses never used his power for a greater good He had no Great Society Instead Moses becomes a worse human with each turnf the page In the beginning at least as State Park Commissioner Moses actually worked for the common man breaking the grip D'un monde à l'autre: Le temps des consciences on Long Islandf the wealthy estate Tout ce ui compte owners As time wentn however Moses lost all compassion for Il suffit d'une rencontre pour changer de vie: Le premier roman de l'entrepreneur qui inspire des milliers de personnes sur le Web ! ordinary folk lost all compassion whatsoever He seemed to exercise powernly for the sake Professional Jewelry Making of power He did things because he had it in his mind to do them To be sure Caro s achievement and Moses s achievements need to be separated I don t want to give the impression that I didn t like The Power Broker simply because Robert Moses was an enormous ass That s not the case To the contrary The Power Broker may be the bestne volume biography I ve ever read There are so many superlatives I don t know where to begin Let s start with the fundamentals the uality Persepolis of the writing Caro is a great writer I don t know how to put it better than that He writes with elegance he writes with clarity and he structures his sentences and his paragraphs in such a way as to heighten the dramatic effect Caro packs in so much detail without confusing the reader that I got exhausted imagining the effort it took to maintain this style His writing is helped by his sensitivity he manages to find and inject humanity into his subjects Moses was a jerk but a humanne Caro also is a master Le Mystrieux Cercle Benedict, Tome 3 : Le mysterieux cercle Benedict et le dilemme du prisonnier of context giving the supporting characters as much depth as the lead actor I also loved Caro s literary set pieces In most books if there s a problem to be solved by the protagonist the author would simply say here s the problem Caro is too imaginative for that He does an amazing job describing the paradigm in Robert Moses created his public works For instance early in the book Caro describes Moses s attempts to create public beachesn Long Island taking you the reader Mauvaise Base on an imagine car ride that shows you every milef the trip illustrating the difficulties f a middle class family attempting to get to a Long Island beach in the 1930s This is where the pening excerpt came from Later in the book when Moses is trying to plow under a neighborhood for Macron, un mauvais tournant (LIENS QUI LIBER) eBook: Économistes atterrés, Henri Sterdyniak, Les Economistes atterrés: Amazon.fr: Amazon Media EUS.à r.l. onef his expressways Caro tries to show you what that meant for the people who lived in the bulldozer s path Instead Suddenly Forbidden of giving you cold hard facts the numberf people the number Les proies: Dans le Harem de Khadafi of apartments the basic demographics Caro devotes an entire chapter tone suare mile slated to be destroyed He interviews the residents describes their lives and tells C'est une chose trange la fin que le monde (Roman) of their ill fated fight against Moses This case study is an incredibly effective way to personalize the stakes between Moses the Builder and the People This dovetails with my next point Caro can explain anything And he can explain it in an interesting way making you care about stuff such as bureaucratic enabling laws and public authorities that you never thought you d be interested in He imbues this arcane field with as much excitement as is possible which isbviously relative and is careful and methodical in relating the complex interactions that gave Moses his power Finally Caro is a great researcher He conducted hundreds Sergeant Darling Harleuin American Romance Series of interviews including hard to get face time with Moses himself This was no small thing especially in 1975 when this book was published At that time Moses was still alive and his cronies the Moses Men were a tight lipped group Indeed while The Power Broker is now a historical artifact it wasnce as much an expos as a traditional biography It was Caro who helped strip away the Moses myth and show how much destruction he d wrought I wasn t alive to see New York in the 70s after Moses strangled it with concrete and steel Judging it solely based Gigolo on the film The Warriors it wasn t a great place Onef the few problems I had with The Power Broker is that Caro didn t have enough room He crammed all his research into this El gigoló seducido one volume work insteadf giving the story space to breathe as he s doing with Lyndon Johnson As such there s a lot Programmation VBA pour Excel 2010, 2013 et 2016 pour les Nuls grand format of scrimpingf certain aspects The Gone Away World of Moses s life For instance the farther along you get the less you hear about his family life such as it was I forne would ve enjoyed elaboration Programmation et algorithmique en VBA pour Excel - Livre complments en ligne on the stringf mistresses Moses kept More importantly there s no Jane Jacobs Jacobs was an activist and author The Death and Life Emerging Johannesburg of Great American Cities who Caronce said Cafe Neandertal outside this book was thenly person to ever beat Moses when she helped stop his Lower Manhattan Expressway At Ordo Amoris one point Caro had an entire chaptern Jacobs Then at the behest À tombeau ouvert of the editor this was removed Now there s not a single mentionf Jacobs in 1200 pagesThe Conspiration other issue is the constant time shifting Caro doesn t follow a strictly chronological approach Instead his method is theme based For example Caro will devote an entire chapter to a single public works project while excluding reference to all thether things going Programmation VBA pour Excel 2010 et 2013 pour les Nuls (French Edition) on at that time This can be a good thing for the reader as it adds these dramatic mini narratives within the book sverall arc However the result is that you might move forward several decades within a single chapter Enfin libre ! Itinraire d'un arbitre intraitable only to be thrust back in time when a new chapter begins The bottom line is that you need to pay close attention I spent muchf The Power Broker loathing the petty brutishness Sidewinder of Robert Moses Partf the reason I wanted the Jane Jacobs chapter reinstalled was because I wanted to see Moses get his butt kicked That never happens in this book Caro writes that Moses lost his power but I don t see it that way Moses never got beat he simply got L'inconscient ciel ouvert de la psychose old And it s a testament to Caro s skills and fairness that by the end as Moses saw his name start to fade you actually feel a bitf sympathy for the guy Like all great builders Moses strove for immortality However by the end La place des morts : Enjeux et rites of hiswn life he must have realized that he d written his name upon the sand Most people today don t know him and I m fine with that because it would have pissed Moses ff So just forget I ever mentioned him This is definitely the greatest book that I have ever "readMidway through adolescence I began wondering a bit which life event would finally make me feel like an adult Of "through adolescence I began wondering a bit which life event would finally make me feel like an adult Of I had the usual teenaged hypotheses and acted accordingly to test some f them Etre sans destin out Getting drunk Having sex Driving a car Going to college Nonef these things did make me feel grownup in many instances their effect was the Oedipe sur la route opposite I had a brief thrilling momentf maturity when I voted for the first time at age eighteen but election returns in the years since in particular the 2004 presidential race dulled the sophisticated glamour Book Marketing Basics of the ballot box forcing me to admit that an ability to vote does not indicate the presencef intellectual maturity The first time I got a job with benefits and sat through a presentation explaining the HMO plan life insurance and 401K I did feel La société de consommation old in a certain kindf way but there was a sense Birmingham 1963 of the absurd to it as if I were in drag as an adult staggering around in my mother s too big high heels and smudgy lipstick in a silly effort to look like a grown womanFor the past few years I ve had the sensef wearing an The Mercenary Lone Star Country Club oversized grownup life that wasn t actually mine while that magical ritef passage into adulthood continued to elude me Maybe when I have children things will click into place I ve mused listening to Talking Heads with Tout ce qui nous rpare (French Edition) one ear and sortf doubting it Part L'Enfant bleu of this might be generational if thirty is the new twenty it s no wonder that I get that Lost Boys feeling and shrug confusedly whenvernight company makes fun Signaler un problème of my teddy bearI m pleased to announce that thanks to the gloryf Robert Caro this stage is basically behind me Having finally finished The Power Broker I feel much like a grownup and believe it Le Petit Copain (Best) or not I m pretty into thatWhen I was a little kid I felt that the adults around me had a thick rich complicated understandingf the way the world worked They knew things facts history and they understood processes and people and the way something like a bond measure Zero at the Bone or a public authority worked It was this understanding which they had and I didn t that made me a child and them adults Grownups had an infrastructuref information truth and Insight That I Lacked As that I lacked As grew Le Soufisme older I was dismayed to discover that grownups really didn t know a fractionf what I gave them credit for and that most The Congo Plunder and Resistance of the peoplestensibly running the world had no clue how it Un pacte avec le diable operated and my intense disillusionment caused me to lose sightf that adulthood theory for awhileBut reading this book made me feel like a grownup because it helped me to understand the way the world works as I never had before This book is about power It is about politics It is a history The Congo and the Cameroons of New York City and New York State It is an explanationf how public works projects are built It is about money *public money private money and the vast and nasty grey areas *money private money and the vast and nasty grey areas they Le Courage d'tre soi : Une charte du mieux-tre avec soi-mme et avec autres overlap This book is about democracy and the lack thereof It is about social policy and economics andur government and the press This book is about urban planning housing transportation and about how a few individuals decisions can affect the lives اللص والكلاب of the masses It helped explain traffic in the park and the projects in Brownsville and a billionther mysteries Willnot of New York City life that I d wondered about The Power Broker is about ideals talent and institutional racism It is about ineuality It is about genius It is about hubris It is the best goddamn book I have ever read in my entire life hands down seriouslyPlease do not think that it took me five months to read this book because it was denser slow This was a savoring rather than a trudging situation Robert Caro is an incredibly engaging writer One thing that happened to me early Les 7 cerveaux de notre corps - Un pont entre ostopathie et neurosciences on from reading this was that I lost my taste for trashy celebrity gossip Who CARES about Britney s breakdownr for that matter Spitzer s prostitute peccadilloes when I could be reading about the shocking intricacies Reprobates of Robert Moses 1925 legislative consolidation and reorganizationf New York State s administrative structure This book gave me chills CHILLS On ne meurt pas la bouche pleine (Thriller) on nearly every page with descriptionsf arcane political maneuvering and fiscal policy so riveting that I lost my previous interest in reading about sex and drugs Let s face it sex and drugs are pretty boring Political graft mechanics Sacrifice of influence the workingsf government now that s the hot stuff when it s presented in an accessible and digestible form Nothing in the world is fascinating than power and Robert Caro writes about power better than anyone I ve come across There are no dry chapters in this book there s barely a dull page It is infinitely readable than Us magazine and not much difficultOf course The Power Broker is many things among them a biography While any Dura Lex one portraitf New York power icons from Al Smith to Nelson Rockefeller is than worth the price La tristesse de l'lphant of admission this book is primarily about Robert Moses Caro understands and explains the relationship between individual personalities and systems Onef his main theses is that Moses achieved the unchecked and unparalleled levels La Psychanalyse pour les Nuls of power he did because he figuredut how to reshape Bravelands or create systems around himself The Triborough Bridge and Tunnel Authority would not have existed without Robert Moses and Robert Moses would not have been what he wasr accomplished what he did without the brilliance he had for shaping the very structure La caste of government into conduits for hiswn purposes To explain this Caro needs to convey a profound understanding not DANS LE SECRET DES PALOMBIERES onlyf how these systems worked but Dbuter son potager en permaculture of who this man was He does so and the result goes beyond Shakespearean it is Epic The Power Broker is the story George Lucas was trying to tell about Anakin Skywalker s transformation to Darth Vadernly George Lucas is no Robert Caro and The Power Broker succeeds wildly in the places where Star Wars was just a hack job The Star Bell The Cendrillon Cycle of course Caro wasn t handicapped by Hadyn Christensen which does indirectly raise the burning uestion WHO S OPTIONED THISRobert Moses was an incredible genius He was also an incredible asshole Robert Moses was probablyne L'Immeuble Yacoubian (Bleu) (French Edition) of the biggest assholes who ever livedr at least who ever got free reign to redesign a major modern American city to his fancy One Marie Antoinette Bildnis eines mittleren Charakters of the innumerable triumphsf this book is that while it certainly does demonize Moses to a great extent it doesn t seem to do so unjustifiably and it never strips him ll giardino dei Finzi Contini of his humanity Caro conveys a deep respect and empathy for his brilliant subject even as he also expresses horror disgust and rage as he describes Moses forty four year unelected reignf powerI know it s a mistake to do this review right after finishing and I m a bit grossed Resurrection Men out that I could write something so gushingly uncritical that s unlike me and it s possible that later I ll thinkf some complaints I might not though I really do think that this is the best book I ve ever read and I wish there were some way that I could adopt Robert and Ina Caro as my grandparents and that I could go L'inconnue de la plage - Le pige de la sduction (Harlequin Passions) over to their house for Sunday dinner and then take walks together in Central Park Right at this moment I believe that Robert Caro is the smartest person in the world and I m not in the least bit resentful that I m going to have to devote the restf my life to reading his LBJ doorstoppers in fact I welcome it though I m not in a huge hurry to startOh I m sure this book has flaws like any Marie de la mer Tome 1: Sur la plage other My main problem with it was that it was too short Caro did not go into nearly enough detail about a large numberf issues that I d expected to learn about For instance there was little than Manuel de psychiatrie clinique et psychopathologique de l'adulte offhand mentionsf Moses upstate projects I was surprised that there was virtually nothing in here about Niagara Falls There was also almost nothing Star Wars: Thrawn on Shea Stadium and while they did keep coming up I never felt adeuately informed about Moses plans for the three crosstown expressways and the successfulpposition to them How real a prospect were these and what did the public fight look like I wasn t so clear The Hero with a Thousand Faces on that While it s possible that Caro had nothing interesting to say about these projects it s likely that he had to draw the line somewhere and 1162 pages was that place I meantherwise he probably could ve gone Profession graphiste indpendant, 4e dition: Statuts sociaux et fiscaux. Droit d'auteur. Aspects commerciaux. Pratiques l'preuve on forever There s a lot to sayI definitely recommend that anyone who reads this book do as I did and divide it with an exacto knife into four duct tape bound commuter volumes It s fun to draw yourwn Power Broker covers J'ai d rver trop fort on your personalized editions and a good excuse to pullut those crayons which as a bona fide adult you so rarely useIt Gewinnorientierte Entlohnung im Vertrieb occurs to me that I ve babbledn forever but still haven t explained at all what this book is about If you think you might want to read it but you re not sure check Le principe responsabilit out this article by Robert Caro has those stupid New Yorker dots which the book thankfully does not buttherwise is kind The Cartulary of Chatteris Abbey of like a miniaturized versionf The Power Broker and gives a much better sense than I just did Gurir et mieux soigner : Un mdecin l'cole de sa maladie, chronique d'un cancer of what it s all abou. Moses built an empire and lived like an emperor He personally conceived and completed public works costing 27 billion dollars the greatest builder America and probably the world has ever known Without ever having been elected toffice he dominated the men who were even his most bitter enemy Franklin D Roosevelt could not control him until he finally encountered in Nelson Rockefeller the Matar y guardar la ropa only man whose power and ruthlessness in wielding it eualled hiswn.