Last of the old guard

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Houghton Mifflin Co. , Boston
Lawyers -- Fiction, Law firms -- Fiction, Practice of law -- Fiction, Law partnership -- Fiction, Male friendship -- Fiction, New York (N.Y.) -- Fi
StatementLouis Auchincloss.
GenreFiction.
Classifications
LC ClassificationsPS3501.U25 L37 2008
The Physical Object
Paginationp. cm.
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL16699373M
ISBN 100547152752
ISBN 139780547152752
LC Control Number2008011291

Last of the Old Guard is not a novel in the sense of having a plot and developing suspense or recounting connected events. It is more of an historical biography (fictional of course) or series of vignettes in the lives of Suydam and Saunders.

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It /5(11). Last of the Old Guard is a character study of Ernest Saunders, a brilliant lawyer in Gilded Era through New Deal times, written as a personal account by his longtime partner and only confidante Adrian Sudyam, who is of true Knickerbocker roots like Auchincloss.

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The title refers to Ernest Saunders, a chilly New York attorney whose greatest passion is the law. Get this from a library. Last of the old guard. [Louis Auchincloss] -- An insider's look at a secretive world behind the closed doors of a prominent New York law firm.

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Through interwoven tales of family members, clients, and such notables as Teddy Roosevelt and the. LAST OF THE OLD GUARD. by Louis Auchincloss. it’s also a moving depiction of an often tested, never abandoned lifelong friendship.

Adrian Suydam, scion of a fine old New York family, presents, embellishes and reflects on his published history of the firm of Saunders & Suydam, woolgathering about the life of his partner-mentor Ernest.

Touching, comical, and erudite, Last of the Old Guard is both a revealing history of a high-profile law firm and an intimate portrait of a poignant friendship between two men.

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