Very good. Item #5569
Barcelona / Fairfax: Edicions Sirocco / The Locke Institute, 1996. First Edition. Signed by the author to journalist and former Nixon speechwriter William Safire on full title with inscription "Best wishes from one 'enemy of the regime; to another! Christopher Lingle, 16 January 1996." Additional signed post-it on half title with note "Happy New Year (year of the rat!) Note your remark on the back cover. Regards, Christopher Lingle." Safire is quoted on the back cover "The very mention of Christopher Lingle's name turns Harry Lee (Kuan Yew) and his whole compliant judiciary purple with rage."
Octavo; 168pp + 1p biographical note. Illustrated paper wraps. Bump to bottom back corner at fore-edge, affecting most of the latter half of the book's pages, else covers clean and crisp and pages unmarked. Binding is sound.
Lingle's examination of the People's Action Party and its effects on Singapore's economy and culture.