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Roscoe

£15.00

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SIGNED BY THE AUTHOR

With a small inscription from a previous owner

It's V-J Day, World War II is finally over, and Roscoe is quitting politics after twenty-six years as chief brainstruster of Albany's notorious Democratic machine. The suave, brilliant, unscrupulous Falstaffian wants to hang up his white double-breasted Palm Beach suit and drift into retirement. But how will he relax his hold on the lid without the political pot boiling over, scalding his beloved and her family? Armed with the politician's most powerful credo - 'Righteousness doesn't stand a chance against the imagination' - Roscoe fights his final political battles. Every step forward leads Roscoe into the past - to the early loss of his true love, to his own particular heroics in World War I, the takeover of City Hall and the methodical assassination of the gangster Jack 'Legs' Diamond. ROSCOE is a comic masterpiece from one of America's most revered novelists.

Item details

Added value:
Signed by the author
Author(s):
Kennedy, William
Condition:
Used: very good
Format:
Hardback
ISBN-10:
0743220730
ISBN-13:
9780743220736
Number of pages:
0
Publisher:
Scribner

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About this item

SIGNED BY THE AUTHOR

With a small inscription from a previous owner

It's V-J Day, World War II is finally over, and Roscoe is quitting politics after twenty-six years as chief brainstruster of Albany's notorious Democratic machine. The suave, brilliant, unscrupulous Falstaffian wants to hang up his white double-breasted Palm Beach suit and drift into retirement. But how will he relax his hold on the lid without the political pot boiling over, scalding his beloved and her family? Armed with the politician's most powerful credo - 'Righteousness doesn't stand a chance against the imagination' - Roscoe fights his final political battles. Every step forward leads Roscoe into the past - to the early loss of his true love, to his own particular heroics in World War I, the takeover of City Hall and the methodical assassination of the gangster Jack 'Legs' Diamond. ROSCOE is a comic masterpiece from one of America's most revered novelists.

Added value:
Signed by the author
Author(s):
Kennedy, William
Condition:
Used: very good
Format:
Hardback
ISBN-10:
0743220730
ISBN-13:
9780743220736
Number of pages:
0
Publisher:
Scribner

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