Shall We Tell the President?

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Author: Archer, Jeffrey Howard (1940- ) signed

Year: 1977

Publisher: Viking Press

Place: New York


241 pages. Octavo (8 1/2" x 5 3/4") bound in original publisher's quarter blue cloth with white lettering to spine over grey boards in original pictorial jacket. Signed by the author. First American edition.

Shall We Tell the President? is a 1977 novel by English author Jeffrey Archer. A revised edition was published in 1986. In the first edition, a plot to kill the President of the United States, Edward Kennedy, is foiled by a Federal Bureau of Investigation agent working with the head of the FBI. A love story complicates the plot. The book includes descriptive details of official Washington, for which the author lists sources. After the success of Kane and Abel and The Prodigal Daughter, in the revised edition Archer replaced Kennedy with the fictional character of Florentyna Kane, and original Vice President Dale Bumpers with the real-life Senator Bill Bradley of New Jersey. The author makes frequent references to William Shakespeare's play, Julius Caesar.


Signed on the front end paper. Head end pages soiled, back end paper lightly soiled. corners and spine ends lightly chipped, previous owner's name on the front fold over flap else a very good copy in like jacket.

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