Elmer Gantry

Elmer Gantry

[gan-tree]
noun
a novel (1927) by Sinclair Lewis.
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(1927) A novel by Sinclair Lewis; the title character is a successful preacher in the Midwest. Lewis stresses the importance of insincerity and clever publicity in the rise of Gantry.

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