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Convention (Book Club Edition)

3.78  ·  Rating Details  ·  27 Ratings  ·  2 Reviews
Hardcover, 281 pages
Published 1964 by Harper & Row
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Michael Burhans
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Shelves: political
Politics junkies will love this slightly wonkish but fairly good story about the inside horse trading at a major party political convention. Knebel was the master of the genre in his day.
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Fletcher Knebel was an American author of several popular works of political fiction.

He graduated from high school in Yonkers, New York, spent a year studying at the Sorbonne and graduated from Miami University in Oxford, Ohio in 1934. Upon graduation, he received a job offer from the Coatesville Record, in Coatesville, Pennsylvania. He spent the next 20 years working in newspapers, eventually bec
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