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Robert Caro Writing Styles in The Power Broker: Robert Moses and the Fall of New York

Robert Caro
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Points of View

The author functions as the narrator of the biography. He tells the story of Robert Moses and how the parks, highways, bridges, playgrounds, buildings, beaches and other structures of New York come into being. Even though there are many quotes in the book from direct conversations, it is the author who tells us the story. The author presents other characters' points of view throughout the book so the reader can ascertain both sides of the story.

It is obvious that the author performed a great deal of research for the writing of this book. He uses articles, books, documents and interviews to convey his information. All of the sources are delineated in the 56 pages of notes that document the information in the book. The author does a thorough job in his research and presentation of the facts.

Caro presents the information in an objective manner. There...

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