It Can't Happen Here
Sinclair Lewis

About the Book

It Can't Happen Here is a semi-satirical American political novel published in 1935. It's Plot centers around newspaperman Doremus Jessup's struggle against the fascist regime of America' new president, Berzelius "Buzz" Windrip. Windripis elected on a platform promising to restore prosperity and $5,000 a year for all citizens. Once in office, however, he becomes a dictator, among other things, putting his enemies in concentration camps.

First Sentence

The handsome dining room of the Hotel Wessex, with its gilded plaster shields and the mural depicting the Green Mountains, had been reserved for the Ladies' Night Dinner of the Fort Beulah Rotary Club.

The Physical Object

Format
Paperback

ID Numbers

Open Library
OL10269661M
ISBN 10
0451044126
ISBN 13
9780451044129

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