"A long time in coming, with an ending that's one of the most memorable in recent literature. A superb novel, as grand in its vision as one of President McKinley's dreams—but not for a moment, as Sayles writes of that figure, "empty of thought, of emotion.""
Noted novelist/director Sayles (Union Dues
, 2005, etc.) turns in an epic of Manifest Destiny—and crossed destinies—so sweeping and vast that even he would have trouble filming it.
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