O Albany!: Improbable City Of Political Wizards, Fearless Ethnics, Spectacular, Aristocrats, Splendid Nobodies by William KennedyO Albany!: Improbable City Of Political Wizards, Fearless Ethnics, Spectacular, Aristocrats, Splendid Nobodies by William Kennedy

O Albany!: Improbable City Of Political Wizards, Fearless Ethnics, Spectacular, Aristocrats…

byWilliam Kennedy

Paperback | September 3, 1985

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Kennedy's O Albany! is in part the non-fictional stories he covered in his novels, Legs and Billy Phelan's Greatest Game. Kennedy retells the exploits of the bootlegger Jack 'Legs' Diamond, the bungled 1933 kidnapping of John O'Connell, Jr., heir to the Albany Democratic machine and explores the Albany of his past, including its demographics and vanished neighborhoods.
William Kennedy, author, screenwriter and playwright, was born and raised in Albany, New York. Kennedy brought his native city to literary life in many of his works. The Albany cycle, includes Legs, Billy Phelan's Greatest Game, and the Pulitzer Prize winning Ironweed.The versatile Kennedy wrote the screenplay for Ironweed, the play Gr...
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Title:O Albany!: Improbable City Of Political Wizards, Fearless Ethnics, Spectacular, Aristocrats…Format:PaperbackDimensions:432 pages, 7.72 × 5.08 × 0.93 inPublished:September 3, 1985Publisher:Penguin Publishing Group

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ISBN - 10:0140074163

ISBN - 13:9780140074161

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