It can't happen here

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"The novel that foreshadowed Donald Trump's authoritarian appeal."--Salon It Can't Happen Here is the only one of Sinclair Lewis's later novels to match the power of Main Street, Babbitt , and Arrowsmith . A cautionary tale about the fragility of democracy, it is an alarming, eerily timeless look at how fascism could take hold in America. Written during the Great Depression, when the country was largely oblivious to Hitler's aggression, it juxtaposes sharp political satire with the chillingly realistic rise of a president who becomes a dictator to save the nation from welfare cheats, sex, crime, and a liberal press. Called "a message to thinking Americans" by the Springfield Republican when it was published in 1935, It Can't Happen Here is a shockingly prescient novel that remains as fresh and contemporary as today's news.
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9780451465641
9781483057927
9780451529299
9781585479641
9780698152700
045121658
9781504768245
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Grouping Title it can t happen here
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display_description "The novel that foreshadowed Donald Trump's authoritarian appeal."—Salon
It Can't Happen Here
is the only one of Sinclair Lewis's later novels to match the power of Main Street, Babbitt, and Arrowsmith. A cautionary tale about the fragility of democracy, it is an alarming, eerily timeless look at how fascism could take hold in America.
Written during the Great Depression, when the country was largely oblivious to Hitler's aggression, it juxtaposes sharp political satire with the chillingly realistic rise of a president who becomes a dictator to save the nation from welfare cheats, sex, crime, and a liberal press.
Called "a message to thinking Americans" by the Springfield Republican when it was published in 1935, It Can't Happen Here is a shockingly prescient novel that remains as fresh and contemporary as today's news.
Includes an Introduction by Michael Meyer
and an Afterword by Gary Scharnhorst
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subject_facet Anti-fascist movements -- Fiction, Canada -- Fiction, Dictators -- Fiction, Fascists -- Fiction, Large type books, Newspaper editors -- Fiction, Presidents -- Election -- Fiction, Presidents -- United States -- Fiction, Vermont -- Fiction
title_display It can't happen here
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topic_facet Anti-fascist movements, Classic Literature, Dictators, Election, Fascists, Fiction, Historical Fiction, Large type books, Literature, Newspaper editors, Presidents