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Democracy: an American Novel : with a Forward by Henry D. Aiken (Signet Classic) by Henry Adams - Paperback - April 1961 - from Books of the World (SKU: RWARE0000001287)

Democracy: an American Novel : with a Forward by Henry D. Aiken (Signet Classic)

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Democracy: an American Novel : with a Forward by Henry D. Aiken (Signet Classic)

by Henry Adams

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New York: New American Library / Signet Classic, April 1961. Mass market paperback. Signet Classic CT 508. Second printing of the Signet Classic edition with the Milton Glasser cover. Good+. Bookstore stamp inside front cover. Prior owner's name to front page. Tanned. Text unmarked. Spine straight but creased.Shelf and edge wear to cover. Not from a library. No remainder mark. Not clipped. 191 pages.

First published anonymously in 1880, the mother of all (American) political novels is the story of Madeleine Lee, a young widow who comes to Washington, DC, to understand the workings of government. During the course of the novel, she sees enough of power and its corruptions to last her a lifetime.

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Arthur Schlesinger, Jr. , is a Pulitzer Prize–winning historian and biographer. His many books include A Thousand Days: John F. Kennedy in the White House and, most recently, A Life in the 20th Century . He lives in New York City.

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Bookseller Inventory #
RWARE0000001287
Title
Democracy: an American Novel : with a Forward by Henry D. Aiken (Signet Classic)
Author
Henry Adams
Format/binding
Mass Market Paperback
Book condition
Used - Good+
Quantity available
1
Binding
Paperback
Publisher
New American Library / Signet
Place of Publication
New York
Date published
April 1961
Keywords
fiction, political fiction, government, politics, corruption, Washington, District of Columbia, DC, United States
Bookseller catalogs
Politics & Government; Fiction;
Size
12mo

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