New Deal for Death: A "Blackjack" Endicott Novel

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Center Point Pub., 2001 - Fiction - 264 pages
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Wealthy playboy Blackjack Endicott has proven himself to he immensely loyal and trustworthy in the most delicate of matters, so when FDR needs someone to undertake secret - and dangerous - projects, Blackjack is the Presidential candidate's man. This time he's called to investigate angry labor racketeers in the booming Los Angeles movie industry who fear Roosevelt will establish a labor bill and crush their profits. Using his masterful wit and guile, Blackjack battles against major crime figures who say No deal! to FDR's New Deal. Along the way, Jack hobnobs with the history-makers of the time - screen icons, political shakers and movers, and the budding gangsters who gave the rich what they wanted, despite legal prohibition.

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Elliott Roosevelt, son of Franklin Delano Roosevelt, was born in New York City on September 23, 1910. He was a brigadier general in the Air Force during World War II, and held a variety of jobs, including Advertising Executive, Editor, Radio Broadcaster, and President of a company. His books range from an insider's view of his famous family to mystery novels set at the White House. Roosevelt died on October 27, 1990.

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