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The Nation Thief. by Robert. Houston

The Nation Thief.

by Robert. Houston

Publication: Pantheon Books, 1984, New York

First edition. Signed by the author. Fine in dust jacket. Historical suspense novel based on the 19th century figure of William Walker, a thirty-year-old surgeon, lawyer, newspaper editor and radical reformer who, along with his band of 57 filibusters, attempted to conquer Nicaragua, liberate the Indians, and create a land of perfect democracy. The results were the same as with anyone who tries to tell people what's right or good for them.

Inventory Number: 2312

$30.00