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Living on Fire: The Life of L. Brent Bozell Jr.

3.67  ·  Rating Details ·  12 Ratings  ·  4 Reviews
“A triumph... A moving, beautifully written biography”
National Review

From the beginning, L. Brent Bozell seemed destined for great things.

An extraordinary orator, the young man with fiery red hair won a national debate competition in high school and later was elected president of Yale’s storied Political Union, where his debating partner was his close friend William F. B
Hardcover, 272 pages
Published January 31st 2014 by Intercollegiate Studies Institute
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Devin Creed
Oct 07, 2015 Devin Creed rated it really liked it
Wow, I never thought Bozell was this crazy and cool. Great read.
John Heyhoe-Griffiths
Brent Bozell was a radical. He took no half-measures in all that he did and believed - as a husband, father, conservative, and Catholic. He began his public life as a conservative debater while at Yale; he was the bane of Communist sympathizers everywhere. He was a backer of Joseph McCarthy and Barry Goldwater, even ghostwriting Goldwater's Conscience of a Conservative. He was close friends with William Buckley, wrote frequently for National Review, and even tried his hand at politics.

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The American Conservative
"Kelly, who died in 2012 just after completing the manuscript, has done a remarkable job, not just in writing poignantly of Bozell’s life but in adroitly weaving together archival material and interviews with friends and members of the family. Kelly’s writing is clear and wonderfully fluid, and the book moves briskly.
Nevertheless, one wishes it were longer and had included material such as the powerful tribute to Bozell written by Warren H. Carroll, founding president of Christendom College, pub
Roger Buck
Jan 10, 2015 Roger Buck rated it it was amazing
How profoundly grateful I am for this inspired biography of this beautiful and holy man …

Brent Bozell is fast becoming one of my greatest inspirations and in time I hope to properly review this biography at my own website, which, in its own humble fashion, tries to carry the torch of what Bozell and the Triumph people were doing. If you care about Bozell and Triumph, as I do, it is just possible you may be interested in this site. And so I leave you a link …
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