Sobre o livro
Despite designing his own amphibious aircraft, the Gander - a machine almost as alarming looking as its horse-faced maker - ex-WWI ace Bartholomew Bandy is failing to make a fortune in his hometown. The only work he finds is flying bootleg liquor into the USA. In desperation he stands as a local MP and in desperation they vote him in. But after spilling the beans on a bunch of government members indulging in Prohibition corruption, Bart's soon cordialy hated by everyone up to the Prime Minister - can he really be naive enough to believe party propaganda that the people must be told the truth?