William F. Buckley Jr.: The Maker of a Movement by Lee Edwards

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William F. Buckley Jr.: The Maker of a Movement

The modern-day Renaissance man who forged the conservative movement



'"If you want to understand not only the rise of the modern conservative movement but also how conservatives can regain their footing during these perilous times, you must read William F. Buckley Jr.: The Maker of a Movement. Lee Edwards, himself a conservative icon, describes in beautiful and concise prose the brilliance that was Buckley. The book, like Buckley, is fascinating, compelling, and edifying."—Mark Levin, bestselling author of Liberty and Tyranny“Edwards provides a very effective overview of Buckley’s life and thought, based on extensive research in the archives of Buckley correspondence. . . . An insightful, short intellectual biography of a remarkable man.”—National Review“Edwards emphasizes Buckley’s intellectual life and development. But in strong, clean and elegant prose, he also celebrates the details of a life lived in full—the wit, charm, energy, drive and commitment Buckley brought to all his endeavors, both personal and professional.”—Washington Times“Lee Edwards has written a very useful book.” —American Conservative"Who: William F. Buckley Jr. What: Changing American political and intellectual culture. When: 1925–2008. Where: Postwar Yale, China with Mao and Nixon, the NR conference room table. How: Lee Edwards, who knew the principles and lived the history, explains it all in this compact, complete synopsis."—Richard Brookhiser, author of Right Time, Right Place: Coming of Age with William F. Buckley Jr. and the Conservative Movement  '
The modern-day Renaissance man who forged the conservative movement



'"If you want to understand not only the rise of the modern conservative movement but also how conservatives can regain their footing during these perilous times, you must read William F. Buckley Jr.: The Maker of a Movement. Lee Edwards, himself a conservative icon, describes in beautiful and concise prose the brilliance that was Buckley. The book, like Buckley, is fascinating, compelling, and edifying."—Mark Levin, bestselling author of Liberty and Tyranny“Edwards provides a very effective overview of Buckley’s life and thought, based on extensive research in the archives of Buckley correspondence. . . . An insightful, short intellectual biography of a remarkable man.”—National Review“Edwards emphasizes Buckley’s intellectual life and development. But in strong, clean and elegant prose, he also celebrates the details of a life lived in full—the wit, charm, energy, drive and commitment Buckley brought to all his endeavors, both personal and professional.”—Washington Times“Lee Edwards has written a very useful book.” —American Conservative"Who: William F. Buckley Jr. What: Changing American political and intellectual culture. When: 1925–2008. Where: Postwar Yale, China with Mao and Nixon, the NR conference room table. How: Lee Edwards, who knew the principles and lived the history, explains it all in this compact, complete synopsis."—Richard Brookhiser, author of Right Time, Right Place: Coming of Age with William F. Buckley Jr. and the Conservative Movement  '
Publisher: Intercollegiate Studies Institute (ORD) ISBN: 9781497620766 Pages: 288