Author:Woods, William Whitfield

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The Greatest Show on Earth: A Play in Four Acts

By: Woods, William Whitfield

Price: $35.00

Publisher: Chicago, Brentano's: 1940

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 673

Condition: Very Good


(no dust jacket) [light wear to extremities, a little spotting/soiling to top page edges; attractive vintage bookplate (Mary and Seymour Korman) on ffep]. (photo frontispiece portrait of author) Very scarce anti-war drama, in which the protagonist, a World War I veteran whose younger brother was killed in combat and who becomes a isolationist/pacifist as a result, goes into politics, apparently for the sole purpose of exposing how America had been conned into the conflict. In a fiery concluding speech at a national political convention (no party named, please!), he rails on about how "it ... View more info