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Fixer: A Novel

Fixer: A Novel

by Ed Brodow


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Self-made power broker Harry Leonnoff takes on Mayor Fiorello La Guardia in this thrilling novel of New York City politics. From the degrading slums of the Lower East Side to the bloody Battle of Belleau Wood, 'Fixer' is the spellbinding tale of a fearless politician with a limp and a .38 who becomes the champion of New York's underclass. Leonnoff confronts gangsters and bigots, saves nine innocent men from the electric chair, and opens his wallet to immigrants and the poor. But a vindictive Mayor La Guardia forces Harry to make an impossible choice between his career and his integrity. Ed Brodow introduces us to one of the most compelling antiheroes in contemporary American fiction.

"A passionate, tough and colorful story. Fascinating!" Iris Rainer Dart, author of 'Beaches'

"A modern classic. Not since Edna Ferber's great novels and Betty Smith's 'A Tree Grows in Brooklyn' have I read a novel that is so lifelike, powerful and riveting." Susanna Hutcheson, award-winning journalist

"An extraordinary book, and one you won't be able to put down." C.L. Rossman at Armchair Interviews

"Readers who enjoy brisk biographical fiction with strong characters will appreciate Fixer." Nanette Donohue for Historical Novel Society

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ISBN-13: 9781499559927
Publisher: CreateSpace Publishing
Publication date: 05/16/2014
Pages: 228
Product dimensions: 5.50(w) x 8.50(h) x 0.48(d)

About the Author

Ed Brodow is the bestselling author of 'Negotiation Boot Camp,' 'Beating the Success Trap' and 'Women From Venus.'

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