Rizzo: The Last Big Man in Big City America

S.A. Paolantonio with John F. Timoney (introduction)

  • Rizzo: The Last Big Man in Big City America

$ 24.95

Pages 420 pages with a 16-page photo section
Size 6" x 9"
ISBN 978-0-940159-27-3
Tags Biography/Memoir, History, Philadelphia, Politics
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He deserved this honest, thorough and fair biography

The Wall Street Journal

This well-researched, savvy biography ... is a worthy addition to books about urban politics.

Publishers Weekly

Here is the tenth-anniversary edition of the first full-scale biography of Frank Rizzo, one of the most beloved and feared public figures in urban American history. Sweeping and finely detailed, this is a work of scholarship that reads like a novel, packed with colorful new details and revealing new stories about a man whose life demonstrated how the force of personality can affect history.


About the Author

Formerly a reporter for The Philadelphia Inquirer, S. A. Paolantonio now works for ESPN.

John F. Timoney served as the police commissioner of Philadelphia.

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