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The Phantom President

By: Worts, George F.

Price: $65.00

Publisher: New York, Jonathan Cape & Robert Ballou: (c.1932)

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 13864

ISBN: NO

Condition: Good


(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 info