- Author: J. McGrath Morris
- Title: Pulitzer
- Published: 2010
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Trivia: Portrait of Joseph Pulitzer by J. Singer Sargent
- …if cover one eye and you see a tyrant
- …cover the other eye you see a unhappy depressed man.
Genre: biography (31 chapters, 463 pg)
- This book started slowly:
- emigration from Hungary odd jobs in USA and
- local politics in St. Louis Missouri.
- The narrative finally got interesting in chapter 16
- …once Pulitzer became a newspaper mogul in NYC.
- Pulitzer was obsessed with control over his empire and literally
- worked himself to death.
- But what do you do with fame and fortune when your
- health problems lock you up in a gilded cage?