Congressional Travels: Places, Connections, and Authenticity Richard Fenno This engaging new text by renowned author Richard Fenno argues that authenticity knowing what a representative is like in his district and looking beyond mere roll call votingcontributes significantly to understanding the full body of work done by our members of Congress. Showcasing the author's trademark "homespun" narrative style,Political Travels: Congress, Connections and Authenticityposits that the best way to gain a sense of authenticity is to observe representatives at home, with their constituents, in their districts. Features Boasts one of the most well-respected and loved scholars in political science. Richard Fenno is a past president of the American Political Science Association, and the APSA continues to offer an award every yearfor the best book on legislative politicsthat bears his name. He has published a long list of seminal books includingHome Style: House Members in Their Districts. Offers a humanizing alterative to the increasingly specialized and technical nature of most political science conducted today by offering personal observations and engaging stories of actual members of Congress. Visit us at www.ablongman.com/polisciFenno, Richard F. is the author of 'Congressional Travels Places, Connections And Authenticity', published 2006 under ISBN 9780321470713 and ISBN 0321470710.