It can't happen here

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First published in 1935, when Americans were still largely oblivious to the rise of Hitler in Europe, this prescient novel tells a cautionary tale about the fragility of democracy and offers an alarming, eerily timeless look at how fascism could take hold in America. Doremus Jessup, a newspaper editor, is dismayed to find that many of the people he knows support presidential candidate Berzelius Windrip. The suspiciously fascist Windrip is offering to save the nation from sex, crime, welfare cheats, and a liberal press. But after Windrip wins the election, dissent soon becomes dangerous for Jessup. Windrip forcibly gains control of Congress and the Supreme Court and, with the aid of his personal paramilitary storm troopers, turns the United States into a totalitarian state.
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auth_author2 Gardner, Grover., Hurt, Christopher, 1959-
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subject_facet Anti-fascist movements -- Fiction, Canada -- Fiction, Dictators -- Fiction, FICTION / Classics, Fascists -- Fiction, Literary, Newspaper editors -- Fiction, Political fiction, Presidents -- Election -- Fiction, Presidents -- United States -- Fiction, Vermont -- Fiction
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title It can't happen here
title_alt It can not happen here
title_display It can't happen here
title_full It Can't Happen Here [eBook], It can't happen here / Sinclair Lewis ; with an introduction by Michael Meyer and a new afterword by Gary Scharnhorst, It can't happen here [electronic resource] / Sinclair Lewis
title_short It can't happen here
title_sort it can't happen here
topic Anti-fascist movements Fiction, Canada Fiction, Dictators Fiction, FICTION / Classics, Fascists Fiction, Newspaper editors Fiction, Presidents -- Election -- Fiction, Presidents Election Fiction, Presidents United States Fiction, Vermont Fiction
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