New York: A.A. Wyn, Inc., 1947. First Edition. A novel about Washington politics during the post-New Deal era. It follows the optimistic Matt Wells who moves to Washington D.C. with the dream of being a great politician only to be seduced by money, debauchery, and booze. Wells struggles between his political ideals and a world of indulgence. HANNA 98. Octavo. Cloth boards; Dustjacket; 183pp. Mild soil to boards and jacket; light wear at spine ends; small chip missing at bottom of two leaves; else pages are clean and unmarked. Good or better condition.