By Katherine Clark,Pat Conroy
Daniel Dobbs, a twenty one-year-old Harvard graduate and South Alabama local, is one of the youngsters who've joined the crusade representing desire and alter for a downtrodden Alabama. A political animal himself, Daniel possesses rather a lot attraction and air of secrecy that he was once nicknamed “the Governor” in university. Nowhe is engaged within the fight to beat as soon as and for all of the malignant guy Alabamians have commonly referred to as “the Governor.”
This ancient election isn’t the single factor Daniel desires to win. in the course of his senior yr, he fell in love with a freshman lady from Mountain Brook, the “Tiny country” of wealth and privilege, an international except his personal Alabama origins. A small-town nation boy, Daniel desperately desires to achieve the prefer of his girlfriend’s relations with her mentor, the larger-than-life English instructor Norman Laney. Daniel additionally desires to preserve one or ex-girlfriends firmly out of the image. during his summer season, he needs to untangle his advanced own existence, fulfill the middle-class desires of his mom and dad for his or her Harvard-educated son, come to a decision even if to go into legislations university or release his personal political occupation, and, by the way, support his candidate defeat George Wallace, in an in depth and more and more soiled race.
All the Governor’s males is a darkly comedian examine either the political procedure regularly and an important political bankruptcy in Alabama historical past. This moment novel in Katherine Clark’s Mountain Brook sequence depicts the social and political panorama of an Alabama international that's immediately a spot like no different and whilst, a spot like any others.
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All the Governor's Men: A Mountain Brook Novel (Story River Books) by Katherine Clark,Pat Conroy