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The World Goes Smash

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Story of a righteous young journalist, who tries to thwart the advent of an evil and corrupt United States government. The unspecified, evil party deliberately steals the election of 1940, declares martial law and causes full-scale revolution. Meanwhile the journalist is in love with the daughter of the chief architect of this malicious administration.
Hardcover, 286 pages
Published 1938 by Houghton Mifflin
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Mar 31, 2016 Lynn rated it liked it
A fictional, corrupt political party with all the media in their pockets steals the election of 1940 in this dystopian political thriller. The destruction of New York City is depicted, as well as the bombing of Chicago with a strange, new kind of bomb which causes untold horrors. Ambitious and historically interesting.
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From the book jacket of "Sunrise to Sunset", (c) 1950
At seventy-nine Samuel Hopkins Adams attributes his longevity, vigor and vim to neither smoking nor drinking, except when he feels like it. This is typical of the intelligent attitude toward the vagaries of life that has maintained him through the years in which he has authored more than forty books, written countless magazine articles and, as a
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