Winner of the Pulitzer Prize "It's a measure of the enduring worth ofAll the King's Menthat Willie Stark has entered out collective literary consciousness, in the company of Captain Ahab, Huck Finn, Jay Gatsby, Holden Caulfield, Rabbit Angstrom, and very few others."--Joyce Carol Oates,The New York Review of Books Set in the 1930s, this Pulitzer Prize-winning novel traces the rise and fall of Willie Stark, who resembles the real-life Huey "Kingfish" Long of Louisiana. Stark begins his political career as an idealistic man of the people but soon becomes corrupted by success. Generally considered the finest novel ever written on American politics,All the King's Menis a literary classic. "Over the course of more than two centuries of vivid political history, there is perhaps only one full-blooded American novel of politics that plunges deep into the hearts of its characters and therefore into the hearts of its readers, thus rising to the top ranks of American fiction. That is Robert Penn Warren's lushAll the King's Men."--Los Angeles Times Book Review Robert Penn Warren(1905-1989) won three Pulitzer Prizes, the National Book Award, the National Medal for Literature, and the Presidential Medal of Freedom. In 1986 he was named the country's first poet laureate. [billing block] Motion Picture Artwork and Photography 2005 Columbia Pictures Industries, Inc. All Rights Reserved. [billing block & c/r line must be included on back cover, per agreement w/Sony]Warren, Robert Penn is the author of 'All the King's Men ', published 2006 under ISBN 9780156031042 and ISBN 0156031043.