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Scandalmonger

William Safire

Scandalmonger

by William Safire

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  • 9 Currently reading

Published by Simon & Schuster in New York .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Callender, James Thomson, -- 1758-1803 -- Fiction,
  • Hamilton, Alexander, -- 1757-1804 -- Fiction,
  • Journalists -- United States -- Fiction,
  • Scandals -- United States -- Fiction,
  • Biographical fiction,
  • United States -- History -- 1783-1815 -- Fiction,
  • United States -- Politics and government -- 1783-1809 -- Fiction

  • Edition Notes

    Includes bibliographical references.

    StatementWilliam Safire.
    GenreFiction
    The Physical Object
    Pagination496 p.
    Number of Pages496
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL23244054M
    ISBN 100684867192
    LC Control Number99058831

    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 ''A gripping tale, a controlled and captivating web of carefully chosen truths and imagination.''/5(17). 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 .

    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). Another word for scandalmonger: gossip, defamer, tattle, traducer, muckraker | Collins English Thesaurus.

    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 Times/5(47). Scandalmonger by William Safire. Simon & Schuster, Hardcover. Good. Disclaimer:A copy that has been read, but remains in clean condition. All pages are intact, and the cover is intact. The spine may show signs of wear. Pages can include limited notes and highlighting, and the copy can include previous owner inscriptions. At ThriftBooks, our motto is: Read More, Spend .


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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 "A gripping tale, a controlled and captivating web of carefully chosen truths and imagination."-Los Angeles TimesCited by: 1.

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It's a historic novel set in s New England, when the Founding Fathers were enduring various crises and humiliations as they 4/4(47). Scandalmonger is one of the few works of fiction or non-fiction that I have encountered that is willing to confront the seamy and sleazy underbelly of the political life of America's lmonger is a story of real political hardball by America's founders in a period when the survival of the American Republic was at lmonger is a must read for.

One of the finest historical novels I have read, William Safire's Scandalmonger is a book about the early tests endured by freedom of the press as defined in the United States Constitution. Read free book excerpt from Scandalmonger by William Safire, page 1 of   James Thomson Callender, the "scandalmonger" of the title, is an ambitious gossip-peddling editor secretly hired by Thomas Jefferson as a political weapon.

After carefully damaging Alexander Hamilton's reputation, thereby paving the way for Jefferson's success, Callender is shunned by the very politicians on whose behalf he was jailed for 4/4(5). Mr. Safire appeared on a radio talk show to talk about his book Scandalmonger: A Novel, published by Simon and book is a historic novel set in s New England and recreates a number.

Scandalmonger is dramatized history at its best and presidential politics at its most fascinating. For those who think that Washington sex scandals and lurid journalism are recent developments, this novel will be a revelation, for Safire shows vividly how media intrusiveness into private lives -- and politicians' cool manipulation of the press Released on: Febru Buy Scandalmonger by William Safire online at Alibris.

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One of the finest historical novels I have read, William Safire's Scandalmonger is a book about the early tests endured by freedom of the press as defined in the United States Constitution.

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Ever since the website Dirty Laundry posted a story about how her husband, Stephen, one of Maine's U.S. senators, used taxpayer money to /5(3). Genre/Form: History: Additional Physical Format: Online version: White, T.H. (Terence Hanbury), Scandalmonger. London, J. Cape [] (OCoLC). Review: Witty writing in Safire's 'Scandalmonger' the book compels, but less as a polished work and more as really fine scaffolding.

"Scandalmonger" shows off. 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. The book provides a clever perspective on scandals involving Hamilton and Jefferson by intertwining the life of yellow journalist James Callender with that of Maria Reynolds.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.

Much of the dialogue of Presidents Washington, Adams, Jefferson, Madison, and Monroe is drawn from.