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The slender reed : a biographical novel of James Knox Polk, eleventh President of the United States / by Noel B. Gerson.

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Available copies

  • 5 of 5 copies available at Evergreen Indiana.

Current holds

0 current holds with 5 total copies.

Location Call Number / Copy Notes Barcode Shelving Location Status Due Date
Akron Carnegie Public Library - Akron fic (Text) 75253000018213 Adult Fiction Available -
Linden Carnegie Public Library - Linden FIC GER (Text) 34239000078984 Adult Fiction, Main Library Available -
Middletown Fall Creek Township Public Library - Middletown FICTION (Text) 76331000024090 Adult Fiction Available -
Petersburg Library - Main Branch BIO POLK (Text) 38650990252361 Biography Available -
West Lafayette Public Library - West Lafayette FIC Ger (Text) 31951000296712 In Storage - Please Ask Available -

Record details

  • Physical Description: 394 p. ; 22 cm.
  • Edition: 1st edition.
  • Publisher: Garden City, NY : Doubleday, 1965.

Content descriptions

Summary, etc.: "From youthful sharpshooter and Indian fighter to Speaker of the House, Governor of Tennessee, and, finally, President of the United States, Polk's dazzling career unfolds in this novel ... [Here is the] story of the courageous man--hounded by death and by mud-slinging enemies--who led his country to victory over Mexico and brought Texas into the United States." Publisher's note.
Subject: Polk, James Knox, President. United States, 1795-1849.
Historical fiction > United States.
Polk, James K. (James Knox), 1795-1849 > Fiction.
United States > History > Mexican War > Fiction.
United States > History War/Mexico > Fiction.
Presidents > United States > Biography.

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