Lurie, Leonard The King Makers
New York Coward, McCann, & Geoghegan, Inc. 1971 First Edition Hardcover Very Good- in Very Good- dust jacket
Illustrated by Siegel, Hal [cover]
271 pp., index, 16 pages of black and white photographs. Boards are orange with an ivory spine and gold lettering. Faint dampstain at bottom of spine has affected pastedowns but not textblock, which is clean and unmarked. DJ has minor edgewear and one tiny nick. A bright, attractive copy.
Contains an introduction by Murray Kempton. "The inside story of the political convention that nominated Eisenhower and Nixon and determined the direction of Republican politics for the next twenty years. . . . In this absorbing evocation of that milestone convention. . . Leonard Lurie brings to life all the dramatic, desperate, and history-changing moments shared by some of the major figures of the postwar world, MacArthur, Taft, Dewey, Warren, Stassen, Ike, and Nixon."; 7¾" - 9¾" Tall