The Plum Tree

September 8, 2009|
The Plum Tree by David Graham Phillips
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In The Plum Tree Phillips rips away the facade and exposes politics as it really exists. David Graham Phillips (1867 - 1911) was an American journalist and novelist. Phillips was a reporter in Cincinnati before moving to New York to work for The Sun. Phillips developed a reputation as an investigative reporter. Phillips's novels often commented on social issues of the day and frequently chronicled events based on his real-life journalistic experiences. He was considered a Progressive and a muckraker. His reputation eventually cost him his life. Phillips was murdered when his book The Fashionable Adventures of Joshua Craig was published. A musician thought it had cast literary aspersions on his family. Although The Plum Tree is basically a romance it also is a political novel. Phillips unmasks politics in a way that is graphic and vivid. His skill as a journalist and his observations as a historian make this an intriguing book to read.
Title:The Plum TreeFormat:PaperbackProduct dimensions:202 pages, 9.25 X 7.5 X 0.43 inShipping dimensions:202 pages, 9.25 X 7.5 X 0.43 inPublished:8 septembre 2009Publisher:Standard PublicationsLanguage:English

The following ISBNs are associated with this title:

ISBN - 10:1438525338

ISBN - 13:9781438525334

Appropriate for ages: All ages

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