Item #21854 The Kingfish: A Biography of Huey P. Long. Webster Smith.
The Kingfish: A Biography of Huey P. Long

The Kingfish: A Biography of Huey P. Long

New York: G.P. Putnam's Sons, 1933. First Edition. 8vo. 286 pp. Red cloth with black lettering in red and black photo-illustrated dustjacket. Book is in near fine condition with slight dustiness to upper edge of text block; the dustjacket is in very good condition with triangle loss of paper to lower front edge; wear to extremities; agetoning. Item #21854

Huey Pierce Long Jr. (1893 – 1935), known also by the byname "The Kingfish", was an American politician who served as the 40th governor of Louisiana from 1928 to 1932 and as a United States senator from 1932 until his assassination in 1935. Long was a left-wing populist member of the Democratic Party and rose to national prominence during the Great Depression for his vocal criticism of President Franklin D. Roosevelt and his New Deal, which Long deemed insufficiently radical.

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