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Presidential Lottery the reckless gamble in our electoral system by James A. Michener

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Published .
Written in English

Subjects:

  • Presidents,
  • Election

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Edition Notes

Originally published in hardcover in the United States by Random House, an imprint and division of Random House LLC, in 1969.

StatementJames A. Michener
ContributionsBerry, Steve, writer of introduction
Classifications
LC ClassificationsJK529 .M5 2016
The Physical Object
Paginationxiv, 162 pages
Number of Pages162
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL27202172M
ISBN 100812986822
ISBN 109780812986822
LC Control Number2016304209
OCLC/WorldCa919588440

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