New York, Jonathan Cape & Robert Ballou: (c.1932)
Edition: First Edition
Seller ID: 13864
(no dust jacket) [worn copy, fading to spine cloth, light bumping/fraying at extremities, tiny tear in cloth at top of spine; binding intact, internally clean]. Political fantasy novel about a Presidential candidate who's qualified (he's a self-made millionaire industrialist) and sincere, but unelectable due to his utter lack of personal charisma. His brain trust of handlers and backers, however, come up with a diabolical scheme: they find a guy who's brimming over with personality -- and just conveniently happens to be a dead ringer for their candidate -- and proceed to have him stand in fo... View More...