It Can"t Happen Here (Sweet Valley Twins) by Francine Pascal

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Published by Econo-Clad Books .

Written in English

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  • Social Issues - General,
  • Social Situations - General,
  • Children"s 9-12 - Fiction - General,
  • Conformity,
  • Fiction,
  • Holocaust, Jewish (1939-1945),
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  • Children: Grades 3-4

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Open LibraryOL11036388M
ISBN 100785751947
ISBN 109780785751946

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It Can't Happen Here is a semi-satirical political novel by Sinclair Lewis published in It features newspaperman Doremus Jessup struggling against the fascist regime of President Berzelius "Buzz" Windrip, who resembles Gerald B. Winrod, the Kansas evangelist whose far-right views earned him the nickname "The Jayhawk Nazi"/5().

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