Master of the Senate by Robert A. Caro, inscribed by Senator Carl Levin.
Thick octavo, xxiv, 1167pp. Black cloth, title in gilt on spine. Stated “Second Printing Before Publication” on copyright page. Solid text block, likely never read. In publisher’s near fine dust jacket, retail price on front flap. Inscribed to Joe and Audrey Gerson of Fort Wayne, Indiana, where Mr. Gerson was a well known philanthropist, automotive executive, merchant mariner and advocate for a strong U.S. industrial base. Inscription reads: “To Joe & Audrey Gerson. Great friends for a long long time! Very best wishes. Carl Levin.”
Carl Levin is a retired United States Senator from Michigan. He served in the senate from 1979 – 2015, becoming the chairman of the powerful Armed Services Committee in 2007. He remains the longest-serving senator in the history of Michigan.