#11257 Crackpot. Ron Goulart.
Ron Goulart

Crackpot

In Crackpot by Ron Goulart, a fully automated 21st-century America faces unforeseen threats amid its current war with Mexico. At the center of it all, are young reporter Rafe Santana, just transferred to the war front, and the Crackpot, inventor of the device known as the Gadget, capable of giving its owner complete control over every robot in the world. The power and potential danger of the Crackpot's invention loom large, capable of dictating the nation's uncertain future in this compelling dystopian tale, stitched together with Goulart's trademark wit and humor.

Hardcover. First Edition, First Printing. Octavo, boards. Garden City, NY: Doubleday & Company, 1977. ISBN: 0385116403. #11257.
Fine in fine dust jacket except for an apparent production flaw on back panel of the book with slight scarring to verso side of the jacket.