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American Dictators – THE FIRST REVIEW!

American Dictators just got its first book review. It’s from the Star-Ledger, and it’s great:

“A smartly written chronicle studded with serio-comic vignettes, a narrative of greed and violence, and the thorough research of an author who clearly relishes his subject.”

“Hart mines this trove artfully and seductively. He knows Jerseyans have a certain fascination with Jersey-strong miscreants. American Dictators is enhanced by such tidbits as the explanation of kickbacks to each machine (Hague preferred the term “organization”) by municipal workers.”

Read the whole thing here.

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