This book might well be called The Return of Elmer Gantry. Here, Sinclair Lewis turns his eye toward certain multi-million dollar foundations, and toward the few men and women who grow rich running them. Men and women such as: GIDEON PLANISH: Faith was his strength; money and women were his weakness... PEONY: Unbearable—yet physically irresistible—who first corrupted Gideon, then made him over in her own image... ELMER GANTRY: Former hellfire soul-saver, who found greener pastures as director of the Society for the Rehabilitation of Erring Young Women...
Original title: Gideon Planish
Genre: Fiction→ General Fiction→ Humor→ Satire
- Dedication: "To MARCELLA POWERS who explained Carrie Planish and her friends to me"