1945: A Lion Is in the Streets, by Adria Locke Langley


A Lion Is in the Streets, written by Adria Locke Langley, is a political fiction novel set in the year 1945. The story follows the rise of a charismatic politician named Hank Martin, who uses his charm and cunning to become the governor of Louisiana. However, as he gains more power and influence, Martin’s true nature is revealed, and he becomes a corrupt and dangerous leader. The novel explores themes of ambition, power, and the corrupting influence of politics, as well as the impact of World War II on American society.

This early printing of the novel features a green hardcover with gilt lettering on the spine. Despite some wear and fading due to age, the book is in good condition and contains no writing or markings. The deckled fore-edges add to the vintage charm of the book.

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A Lion Is in the Streets, by Adria Locke Langley, published by Whittlesey House (division of McGraw-Hill Book Company), Philadelphia, 1945.

A very early edition of the classic novel. Green hardcover volume with gilt lettering on spine. Some wear, rubbing and scratching on cover and spine, especially along edges and folds. There is a trace of a price sticker on inside cover. Some fading to pages due to age. very minor wrinkling around fold on title page. There is no writing or similar markings anywhere in the book. Deckled fore-edges.

Good vintage copy of this classic work.

Weight .37 kg
Dimensions 21 × 14 × 2 cm




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