Carter Beats the Devil - 1st US Edition/1st Printing
Glen David Gold
A handsome First US Edition/First Printing in Fine condition in alike dust-jacket. Signed by author Glen David Gold directly on the title page ;
Author Glen David Gold's debut novel about Charles Carter, a famed magician. At the dawn of the Jazz age, as technology and the cinema challenge the allure of magic, Carter's stunts become increasingly audacious. Until the night of his daring perfomance at the Curran Theatre where Carter goes toe to toe with the devil in the final act. Unfortunately for Carter, the President Warren G. Harding dies two hours after the act and Carter finds himself pursued not only by a Secret Service agen but also by a host of others desperate for the terrible secret they believe Harding confided in him.