Memoirs of Alan J. Dixon, former U.S. Senator from Illinois. The book is composed of around 120 short anecdotes, which are divided into six chapters corresponding to the stages of his political career.
Alan J. Dixon is an Illinois lawyer and politician from Belleville who served in the Illinois House of Representatives, Illinois State Senate, and the U.S. Senate. He has also held the Illinois state offices of treasurer and secretary of state and was a partner in the Bryan Cave law firm in St. Louis until 2012, at which time he became a senior counsel. "