Many Battles: The Autobiography of Ernest Gruening SIGNED 1973 Alaska Governor Senator


Title: Many Battles: The Autobiography of Ernest Gruening

Author: Ernest Gruening

Description: Signed by author on ffep. Blue cloth boards with silver lettering on spine. A tad spine-cocked. Minor soiling to edges of textblock. Previous owner's name on half-title page, otherwise interior is clean. Dust jacket has a couple short closed tears; chip at bottom edge of front panel; not price clipped; in a clear archival sleeve. Illustrations. Index. x, 564 pages. 8.8 x 5.8 inches.

Autobiography of Alaskan governor, U.S. Senator, and journalist, Ernest Gruening (1887-1974). Gruening was born in New York City and graduated from Harvard. After serving as an editor for the The New York Herald Tribune, The New York Post, The Nation, and the Boston Traveler, he went to work for the Roosevelt administration in 1933, where he served in the Department of the Interior as was Administrator of the Puerto Rico Reconstruction Administration. He was Governor of the Alaskan Territory between 1939 and 1953, and served as U.S. Senator for Alaska between 1959 and 1969.

Binding: Hardcover
Condition: Very Good
Jacket Condition: Very Good

Publisher: Liveright
Place: New York
Year: 1973

Keywords: autobiography, biography, Alaska, Governor of Alaska, United States Senators, Alaskan politicians,

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