BEATTY, Jack. American, b. 1945. Genres: History, Biography. Career: Writer and magazine editor; has worked for Newsweek and New Republic; Atlantic Monthly, Boston, senior editor, 1983-. Publications: The Rascal King: The Life and Times of James Michael Curley (1874-1958): An Epic of Urban Politics and Irish America, 1992; The World According to Peter Drucker, 1998. Address: 7 Faraway Ln, Hanover, NH 03755, U.S.A.