THE AMERICAN TALLEYRAND by Helmes Alexander
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THE AMERICAN TALLEYRAND

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The Career and Contemporaries of Martin Van Buren, Eighth President"". And the biographer proceeds to disarm his critics by stating that there was very little of interest to commend Martin Van Buren to public attention, and then succeeds in presenting him in one of the most entertaining biographies of the current season. As Mr. Average Man, fulfilling all the requirements of an Algor hero -- from poor boy to the White House -- Van Buren is represented as the man who took statesmanship out of government and replaced it with politics. First rate.

Pub Date: May 1st, 1935
Publisher: Harper