This is a really good book for those who are interested in New York, not just New York politics.
The lead character Robert Moses, of course, was the star of the story.
A unique book. One of those are books that subtly alters your perception of the world around you. I only encounter a book like this once every five or six years. I wish I knew more books like this. A great legal, economic, civil planning, political, municipal history of New York City.
Not one of theses books
Yes, Listen to this if you need a nap!
I have listened to over 800 books and this is my first review. This is the worst book I have tried. I have made it about 8 hrs in and had to quit.
I listened to Grover Gardner's narration of more than 120 hours of Robert A. Caro's LBJ: "Passage of Power" and "Master of the Senate." I found them mesmerizing, enlightening and at times horrifying--LBJ's obsession with his not-so-private parts really creeped me out.
Minutes into "The Power Broker" I felt agiatiated, anxious. The narrator was killing my interest in Caro's LBJ. I went back to Audible to look for another copy of the book with Gardner narrating, but no such luck. Unless I'm stuck in a room with no options for entertainment save this audiobook, I won't likely hear how LBJ's story began.
Robert A. Caro could have chosen a better narrator.
By reading it out loud and recording it for public consumption.
Please never suggest a book by this narrator; Amazon, I'm talking to you.