New York: John Day Co., 1931. First Edition. Paperback. Octavo (8vo). Very good+ condition. Item #016484
280 pages. Original silver metallic paperback binding with red printing and decoration; moderately worn and a corner piece chipped off; protected in custom-fitted archival mylar. According to Theodore Dreiser's library (No. 794), a few advance copies of the novel, Windfall, were published and distributed under the title, Glamor. Charles Robert Douglas Hardy Andrews (1903-1976) was a reporter, then city editor for the Minneapolis Journal and later of Midweek for the Chicago Daily News. He was also a writer-producer for radio, motion pictures and television, author of books, screenplays, television scripts and short stories, film production executive in India and Egypt; consultant to U.S. firms in the Far East. Born in Effingham, Kansas; attended University of Minnesota, Northwestern, University of Chicago. Ten people, chosen at random from the Chicago city directory, are bequeathed $1,000,000 upon the death of a multimillionaire. Set in Chicago in the 1920's.