Item #1105 The Manchurian Candidate. Richard Condon.
The Manchurian Candidate
The Manchurian Candidate
Its Title Entered the Political Lexicon

The Manchurian Candidate

New York: McGraw-Hill Book Company, Inc., (1959). First printing. Hardcover. Octavo. [iv], 313 pages. Very good in a good dust jacket. Light extremity rubs to boards, shallow bumping to spine ends, some mild soil to textblock edges. Jacket has chips to head and heel of spine and lower fore corners. Touch of fading to jacket spine. Separation along lower 4" of front fore edge fold, other small chips and closed tears. Price is not clipped.

Condon's satirical novel about a U.S. soldier in the Korean War who was brainwashed, indoctrinated, and then released by Communist forces to become their mind-controlled assassin. The basis for the Oscar-nominated 1962 political thriller of the same name, directed by John Frankenheimer.

Item #1105

Price: $150

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